What is important to know about domestic violence in New Jersey?

The offence of domestic violence is deadly serious in the state of New Jersey; domestic violence victims have enhanced rights, and the offender may have very serious negative consequences. For instance, if an assault takes place within the context of a domestic violence relationship, the potential consequences upon conviction are enhanced, or increased, significantly. If […]

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What if a restraining order was filed against me?

If you are slapped with a temporary restraining order, the final hearing will happen in an extremely short period of time (days), so consult an attorney immediately. Read the order and understand clearly what you cannot do. You can’t contact the victim in any way at all – not directly, not through third parties, not […]

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