Simple Assault as Grounds for a Restraining Order in New Jersey

New Jersey Domestic Violence Laws require an act of domestic violence to occur in order for the victim to obtain a restraining order. According to the NJ Domestic Violence Act (PDVA) of 1991, there are 19 offenses considered “acts of domestic violence,” one of which is assault. When an assault occurs in the context of […]

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Simple Assault Charges Dismissed in Maplewood, Essex County NJ under NJSA 2C:12-1a

Domestic Violence Defense Lawyers in Essex County, NJ Maplewood NJ Disorderly Persons Offense Charges The Essex County domestic violence defense team at The Tormey Law Firm just achieved another victory for a client who was accused of simple assault.  This time, we prevailed in municipal court in Maplewood, New Jersey.  Our client was facing a […]

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Bergen County Restraining Order Dismissed After Predicate Acts of Domestic Violence Based on No Need for Protection Moving Forward

Bergen County Domestic Violence Lawyers Handling Final Restraining Order Trials in Hackensack, New Jersey Christopher Perry of the Tormey Law Firm LLC represented a client yesterday who was facing a permanent restraining order in the Bergen County Superior Court located in Hackensack, New Jersey. Our client, originally from China, was here on a work visa and […]

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Domestic Violence Restraining Order and Criminal Harassment Charges Dropped Newark NJ

Domestic Violence Restraining Order Lawyers in Essex County NJ The domestic violence and restraining order defense team at The Tormey Law Firm just helped a client achieve dismissal of a restraining order in the Essex County Superior Court as well as the dismissal of criminal charges for harassment in Bloomfield Municipal Court.  Our client broke […]

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Domestic Violence Restraining Order Dismissed in Union County, Elizabeth NJ

Domestic Violence Defense Lawyers NJ Fight a Restraining Order Union County NJ The New Jersey restraining order defense lawyers at the Tormey Law firm achieved another great outcome on behalf of a satisfied client in Union County family court: dismissal of a temporary restraining order. Our client was accused of harassment as the result of […]

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Fair Lawn Police Investigate Domestic Violence Stabbing

Fair Lawn, NJ police are investigating a domestic violence assault incident at a home in Fair Lawn, New Jersey. The violent incident occurred at around 2:30 a.m. The Fair Lawn Police Department received a 911 call about three women being stabbed at the residence. When Fair Lawn cops arrived at the scene, they found three […]

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Is a Restraining Order a Criminal or Family Law Case in New Jersey?

When you are issued a Temporary Restraining Order in New Jersey or you file a TRO against someone else, you will be required to appear for a Final Restraining Order hearing in the County Superior Court, Family Division. You may be wondering, is a restraining order a criminal or family law case in New Jersey? […]

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Tormey Law Firm Beats Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) in Newark NJ

Essex County NJ Final Restraining Order Lawyers The Tormey Law Firm successfully handled another restraining order matter, this time in Essex County Superior Court in Newark NJ. The New Jersey Prevention of Domestic Violence Act of 1991 allows people who have been victims of domestic violence to ask the court for a Final Restraining Order […]

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New Jersey Law Permits Closed-Circuit Testimony in Domestic Violence Cases

New Jersey law now allows alleged victims and witnesses of domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse to testify against criminal defendants through closed-circuit television. Governor Chris Christie recently signed Bill A-1199, modifying previous law in New Jersey, which only permitted minors to testify through closed-circuit television. Closed-circuit television is a secured video system that allows a person to […]

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Tormey Law Firm Gets Final Restraining Order for Client, Plus Attorney’s Fees in Essex County NJ

NJ Final Restraining Order Lawyers Essex County NJ Restraining Order Attorneys in Newark, New Jersey The restraining order attorneys at the Tormey Law Firm recently helped another satisfied client obtain the protections of a final restraining order in Essex County, New Jersey. Our client came to us in a moment of desperation – she didn’t […]

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