Nick Carter says his brother, Aaron has left him with no choice but to seek legal protection after he claims Aaron threatened to kill Nick's pregnant wife and unborn child … though Aaron says he'd never harm the family.
According to the temporary restraining order obtained by TMZ … Aaron has to stay at least 100 feet away from Nick, Nick's wife and kids and
Nick says both he and his sister were forced to seek an order against Aaron, "In light of Aaron's increasingly alarming behavior and his recent confession that he harbors thoughts and intentions of killing my pregnant wife and unborn child. "
A rep for Aaron tells us," I'm astounded at the accusations being made against me and I don't want to harm anyone, especially my family. "
Aaron responded to Nick on social media after he filed the restraining order, saying he should send a cease and desist letter while he's at it. Aaron adds he hasn't seen Nick in 4 years, and they ain't planning on a reunion.
As we've reported … Aaron's family has been super concerned with his mental state lately, and Nick says, "We love our brother and truly hope he gets the right treatment he needs before any harm comes to himself or anyone else."