Explore the possible effects of having a restraining order against you in New Jersey. The State of New Jersey provides protection from domestic violence using restraining orders. A restraining order is a document that forces the offending party from contacting the victim by text, email, regular mail, deliveries of flowers or gifts, contact with other members of the household or family, friends, neighbors, or roommates. A restraining order is an official court document and should be treated as such. It […]
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A restraining order in New Jersey is a document that prevents the abuser from having contact with the victim. Once an order of protection is in place, the person subject to the order may face serious criminal consequences for violating it. There are two types of restraining orders that occur at various steps in the process of a restraining order case in New Jersey: a temporary restraining order (TRO) and a final restraining order (FRO). A temporary order is petitioned […]
According to New Jersey law, several behaviors can be considered domestic abuse, and some are more subtle than others. The prevalence of domestic violence cases has, unfortunately, risen in the Covid-19 era as quarantines and stay-at-home orders have sent couples into close quarters for long periods of time. Reports around New Jersey and the country have shown a steep increase in instances of reported domestic abuse by the thousands. With domestic violence has become an even more prevalent feature of […]
In New Jersey and across the country, a Restraining Order, also called a Protection Order, is probably the most essential legal support you can have if you are a victim of domestic abuse. The Prevention of Domestic Violence Act of 1991 considers 19 separate acts that can carry a domestic violence charge, including harassment, cyber harassment, terroristic threats, assault, and criminal trespassing. For these and other reasons, victims of domestic violence seek Temporary Restraining Orders. Obtainers of these TROs, however, […]
Domestic violence can be a sensitive and difficult topic to discuss for many individuals in New Jersey. However, for those who may be victims of domestic violence, it can be...