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Category Archives: Restraining Orders

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East Orange Man Accused of Killing Two Ex-Girlfriends, One Other Person in Newark NJ

Posted in Domestic Violence, Homicide, Restraining Orders
An East Orange NJ man faces criminal charges for first degree murder in connection with the violent killings of three individuals in Newark, NJ. According to the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office, the suspect murdered three people in January 2016. The suspect reportedly strangled one person at a Newark residence and then fatally shot the two… Continue Reading

Newark NJ Man Shot, Police Investigate as Possible Domestic Dispute

Posted in Assault Offenses, Domestic Violence, Restraining Orders, Weapons Offenses
Newark NJ police are looking into a shooting that left the victim with significant gunshot-related injuries. The violent shooting occurred around 1:00 a.m. in the area of the intersection of South 7th Street and 12th Avenue in Newark, New Jersey. The victim is a 47-year-old male from Newark, NJ. He suffered a single gunshot wound… Continue Reading

NJ Supreme Court: Police Can Seize Weapons from Domestic Violence Offenders

Posted in Domestic Violence, Restraining Orders, Weapons Offenses
The NJ Supreme Court has taken a strong stance on firearms ownership rights in the Garden State and issued a ruling that could have reverberations on gun crime laws for a very long time. The court’s ruling has resulted in a great deal of media coverage because it marks the first time in 26 years… Continue Reading

Supreme Court Committee Provides Recommendations for New Jersey Domestic Violence Cases

Posted in Domestic Violence, Restraining Orders
The New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on Domestic Violence recently came out with a final report that addresses domestic violence matters in the state. In the report, the committee provides several recommendations that will probably have a significant impact on domestic violence resources, education about domestic violence, training for state personnel who deal with domestic… Continue Reading

Can I file a restraining order against my neighbor? Probably not.

Posted in Domestic Violence, Restraining Orders
Many potential clients contact the Tormey Law Firm inquiring about their ability to file a restraining order against their neighbor. Unfortunately, that is not usually an option. To have standing to file a restraining order in New Jersey, you must be a victim of domestic violence under the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act. Basically, one… Continue Reading

Jersey City Police Search for Newark Man Who Allegedly Attacked Shopping Mall Workers with Ax

Posted in Assault Offenses, Domestic Violence, Restraining Orders
Police are on the lookout for a Newark NJ man accused of using an ax to attack two people at a popular mall in Jersey City, New Jersey. The violent incident happened at the Newport Centre mall, a shopping complex located in downtown Jersey City, NJ. According to authorities, the 24-year-old suspect brought an ax… Continue Reading