Category: Domestic Violence

Restraining Orders in a Domestic Violence Case

When domestic violence accusations are made against someone, the alleged victim may seek a restraining order against the alleged perpetrator. In New Jersey, a court can enter a temporary restraining order with relatively little evidence.  In this article, our New Jersey domestic violence defense lawyer discusses the key things to know about restraining orders in …

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Can Someone Get a Restraining Order Without Notice to Me in New Jersey?

If a New Jersey police officer knocks on your door and hands you a packet of information regarding a domestic violence restraining order, you might be in shock wondering what to do next. Statistics from Stop Abusive and Violent Practices (SAVE) reveal that you are not alone in questioning how such a scenario could happen …

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What to Do When Falsely Accused of Domestic Violence

Millions of people are abused by their partner or spouse all over the world. As such, domestic violence is considered a grave charge. It could have damaging repercussions on a defendant’s civil rights and future criminal record. Unfortunately, many men and women are falsely accused of domestic violence each year. This disingenuity could be done …

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Three People Found Dead In Upscale New Jersey Apartment In Apparent Murder-Suicide

On Friday, 3 individuals were found dead inside a luxury New Jersey high-rise apartment building. 53-year-old Michael Stasko shot and killed his wife and 8-year-old daughter before killing himself by shooting. It is being called as a murder-suicide by the authorities who investigated the incident. Facts of the Case Bergen County Prosecutor, John Molinelli, told …

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The Spotlight On Pre-Trial Intervention And Domestic Violence – Was Ray Rice’s Case Handled Properly?

Much has been said about the graphic video recently released showing a physical altercation in an Atlantic City casino elevator last February between the NFL’s Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice and his wife, Janay Rice – but many are left scratching their heads as to why he’s not in jail after such an attack.  Did …

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