Category Archives: Restraining Orders

What You Need to Know About Vacating a Restraining Order

A restraining order is a legal document issued by a judge that outlines certain actions you may or may not take. Restraining orders are often used during domestic violence and divorce proceedings; a domestic violence restraining order is meant to prevent the abusive spouse from contacting, approaching, or harming their partner. In accordance with New … Continue reading What You Need to Know About Vacating a Restraining Order

Understanding Domestic Violence Laws in New Jersey

A domestic violence conviction is likely to result in jail time, hefty fines, removal from your home, and other serious consequences. New Jersey defines domestic violence as someone in an intimate relationship trying to dominate control over another person through physical, emotional, or financial abuse. If you’ve been charged with domestic violence in New Jersey, … Continue reading Understanding Domestic Violence Laws in New Jersey