NCCU Law Hosts Child and Family Community Workshops

Posted on Thursday, April 5, 2012

The North Carolina Central University School of Law will host a series of child and family law workshops for the community focusing on domestic violence and child support. The workshop is part of the Breaking the Silence series and is free and open to the public. All events will be held in the Turner Law Building at 6 p.m.

In the session, entitled “Same Sex Couples and the Reluctance to Report Crimes,” Attorney Deria Hayes will focus on issues specific to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) victims of abuse and their access to civil protection orders and support services in domestic violence situations. The event will take place on Tuesday, April 10.

Attorney Nakia Davis, director of the family law clinic will discuss what needs to be filed, who may file, when one may file, and where one must file for a child support modification in the session entitled “Child Support Modification” being held on Tuesday, April 17.

A second workshop “Child Support Show Cause Orders” on Tuesday, May 15 will discuss what to do if you find yourself with a contempt order for nonpayment and face the possibility of incarceration.


To register, contact Michelle Roberts at 919-530-6601 or Registration is encouraged but not required.

Additional locations

Winston-Salem State University
1922 S Martin Luther King Jr. Drive (S. G. Atkins Community Development Center)

Fayetteville State University
1200 Murchison Road
Cook Building (Upper Level)

Elizabeth City State University
Moore Hall, Room 124

North Carolina A&T State University
2105 Yanceyville St.

With an award-winning, nationally recognized clinical legal education program, the NCCU School of Law is committed to serving North Carolina’s citizens and providing law students a clinical experience that suits their professional goals. Eleven clinics are offered: Dispute Resolution, Civil Litigation, Criminal Defense, Criminal Prosecution, Domestic Violence, Family Law, Juvenile Law, Pro Bono, Small Business, Street Law and Veterans Law.