Welcome to Honeycutt Everett & Associates

If you’ve found your way to this space, it is probably because you have some interest in legal resources that are out there for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in North Carolina. This blog will be a place where I will share insights and observations about my work assisting victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

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What Should I Wear To Court?

My clients never ask me what they should wear to court.  Perhaps it’s self-evident to many clients, perhaps there is too much to worry about besides clothing and it’s not on their radar. But I usually offer some guidelines, especially if certain judges are on the bench for that client’s day in court.

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Do I Need A Restraining Order?

Frequently, my clients are unsure of whether they really want to go through the process of filing for and litigating a civil restraining order. (“Litigating” means going to court, sitting on the witness stand, and telling the judge what the defendant is doing that has caused you to file for a restraining order). After all, it’s a very uncomfortable – even downright scary – process to face your abuser in this way and to talk to a judge about the private things that have happened to you.

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