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Governor Christie strengthens protections to domestic violence victim.

With the signing S2483, NJ Governor Chris Christie to steps designed to provide greater protection to victims of domestic violence.  This bill restricts the ability to possess firearms of those individuals convicted of committing acts of domestic violence. Abusers would be … Continue reading

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A glimpse inside the court room

For me, being in a courtroom is much like being on a playing field. There is the opposition. There are rules. Hours of practice lead up to a critical moment in the game. The goal is to win.  Clients are … Continue reading

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The Super Bowl isn’t all fun and games

The Super Bowl has become an unofficial American holiday.  For many, it is a day full of friends, food, and excitement while watching the big game.  However, for many, the Super Bowl is a day of fear. It is often … Continue reading

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Can past acts of domestic violence be considered at my FRO hearing?

New Jersey takes protecting victims of domestic violence very serious.  But in doing so, the law must also protect the due process rights of the alleged abuser.  When seeking a Temporary Restraining Order or a Final Restaining Order, the victim … Continue reading

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Appellate Court explains necessary findings for a domestic violence case

Under NJ law, issues of domestic violence are taken seriously and are decided in accordance with the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act.  When deciding whether an act of domestic violence occurred and whether a restraining order is necessary to protect … Continue reading

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