TO IMPOSE A FEE FOR THE VOLUNTARY DISMISSAL OF A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROTECTIVE ORDER.
Adds new subsection (a5) to GS 7A-305 to provide as the title indicates. Sets the assessed fee at $100. Provides that the fee may be waived if the court makes a written finding of good cause shown to grant the waiver. Collected fees are to be remitted to the State Treasurer to be deposited in the Domestic Violence Center Fund established under GS 50B-9. Effective July 1, 2011, and applies to costs assessed or collected on or after that date.
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