TO ELIMINATE THE PROVISION OF LAW THAT STATES ALLEGATIONS IN A DIVORCE COMPLAINT ARE DEEMED DENIED REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THE DEFENDANT FILES A PLEADING DENYING THE ALLEGATIONS, AND TO AMEND THE LAWS RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROTECTIVE ORDERS, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE NORTH CAROLINA BAR ASSOCIATION; AND TO PROVIDE FOR TERMINATION OF CHILD SUPPORT WHEN A CHILD IS ENROLLED IN AN EARLY COLLEGE PROGRAM.
House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Amends GS 50B-2(c) by providing that a continuance for a hearing regarding an ex parte order issued under the statute is limited to one extension of 10 days, unless all parties consent; the hearing has priority on the court calendar. Deletes previous amendments to GS 50B-2(c), which concerned granting possession of the residence to the aggrieved party to the exclusion of the other party, and the expiration of the ex parte order. Makes other technical and organizational changes.
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