REQUIRING ANY PERSON SEEKING RELIEF PURSUANT TO A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROTECTIVE ORDER TO INCLUDE IN THE COMPLAINT OR MOTION FILED WHETHER THE PERSON HAS PREVIOUSLY FILED AN ACTION OR MOTION FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AGAINST THE DEFENDANT AND IF SO, THE DISPOSITION OF THAT ACTION.
House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Rewrites GS 50B-2(a) to (1) require the Administrative Office of the Courts to develop a form on which a party seeking a protective order must disclose whether the party has previously filed any action or motion for domestic violence against the defendant and, if so, the disposition of the action; and (2) require the party seeking relief to file and serve the form with the complaint or motion.
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