My brother in law and I are being harassed by his adopted daughter she sends police here all the time for a well check

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Customer: My brother in law and I are being harassed by his adopted daughter she sends police here all the time for a well check and they always find nothing wrong.
JA: What steps have you taken? Have you filed any papers in family court?
Customer: He is 79 yrs old she had him living in the truck for 4 years out of fear of going to jail again and now that he sold his property she has threatened the realtor and workers there she would shoot them and she continues to send police here
JA: Family law varies by state. What state are you in?
Customer: No I was told by the officers to file a no contact order because it is harassment at this point they said
JA: Is there anything else the Lawyer should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: North Carolina Jacksonville
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Hello and welcome to Justanswer! My name is ***** ***** I am a licensed lawyer with over 18 years of experience. I am reviewing your question now and will get back to you momentarily. Thank you for your patience.
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How are you doing today? I am very sorry you are experiencing this problem. I understand that you are seeking options?

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I appreciate how difficult this situation must be.   What have you attempted so far? 

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Nothing the police were here again the other day told me to file a no contact order but I don't know how to get it started
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Is there anything else that you would like me to consider before I provide an answer to your question?

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We are in onslow county and she resides in Carteret county
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She is his adopted daughter he wants no part of her family or his ex wife and he has me as his power of attorney
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Thanks for that information.

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Your answer is ready and you can read it below! After you review it please let me know if the answer is clear and if you have any follow up questions for me. I will be happy to answer them!

Often helps if a lawyer send a cease and desist warning and presses police and prosecutor to take action.

In your situation, I also think that you would benefit from local representation. https://www.avvo.com/find-a-lawyer is an excellent resource that lets you find a local lawyer by location and practice area!

You can also use a pro bono free lawyer. Here is how you go about it. You simply google the following: Pro bono, justia, practice area, and your location. You will get good free options!

It helps to prepare your case with a good narrative or story of what happened. This helps focus the presentation of the facts and arguments. It is often useful to have a chronological timeline of events with facts and back up evidence (e.g. e-mails, texts, photos, witnesses)

You can also sue for nuisance.

Customer
I have gotten the police dispatch reports I just don't know what type of lawyer to hire but he really wants this done
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I would use a general practice lawyer with experience in family and criminal law.


I wish you the best. You are welcome to follow up on the answer as needed and keep me posted.

Have I answered your question to your satisfaction today or do you need any clarification? Kindly let me know, thank you.      

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thank you for your time.
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I hope everything works out well!

You can reach me more easily in the future with other questions by simply adding me as a favorite expert.

You can do that through the “My Questions” page if you choose to rate our interaction. Thank you for choosing Justanswer for your questions! I wish you all the best! Daniel

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Most welcome!

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