The ramifications from a domestic dispute, just got easier. The days that domestic violence charges only entailed acts of physical harm are long gone. The mere act of harassing someone can fall into the domestic violence category which may involve a restraining order (civil court). While a restraining order is part of the family court, the ramifications of that restraining order can affect your liberties and the criminal charges that may be pending against you in the Criminal Division of the Superior Court or the Municipal Court of your city. As a Passaic Criminal Attorney, I am experienced in representing those accused of domestic violence related matter. We have successfully won many restraining order hearings and the criminal charges related to the same incident or incidents in Passaic County and throughout the New Jersey Superior Courts.
If a Restraining Order is Only in Family Court in New Jersey, Why is it so Serious? If you lose you will:
While a Restraining Order is in Family Court, the domestic violence related charges are in Criminal Court. Losing in Criminal Court can also affect:
It is critical to contact an experience Passaic County Lawyer to defend your rights or you will face significant penalties. Contact us today in our 3 Hoover Avenue, Passaic, New Jersey location on 877-642-2642 today.