Maurice was not kept informed and felt revictimized by the very system put in place to protect him.
Jeanette was nearly killed by her husband in 2017, and her family has not been kept informed and have not had their voices heard.
In North Carolina, victims of domestic violence do not have rights equal to those of their offender.
“You Are Forced to Be Invisible” – Kelly Vierling Fights to Fix a System that Mistreats Victims and their Families
Kelly Vierling, a Stillwater native, says she never had any doubts or concerns about the criminal justice system before tragedy struck her family. “You always just assume the system works until you are thrown into it,” she says.