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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Domestic Violence in New Jersey

NJ Domestic Violence FAQ A domestic violence case can turn your life upside-down, posing more questions than answers and leaving you feeling lost and alone. First and foremost, you are not alone. The attorneys at Proetta & Oliver have the experience, drive, and fundamental understanding of the nuances of criminal procedure and restraining orders in New ... Read More»

Expect to See an Uptick in Arrests and Charges as New Jersey Opens Up

Arrested after New Jersey lifted Restrictions Everyone has seemingly been stuck inside for over a year while waiting patiently for the COVID-19 pandemic to subside and for local cities like Hoboken and Jersey to completely lift their curfews and other restrictions. Well, the good news is that life is beginning to return to normal as more and more people get immunity... Read More»

Terroristic Threats and Domestic Violence: The Connection

Terroristic threats domestic violence Hoboken top attorneys Terroristic threats and domestic violence often overlap in New Jersey. In fact, terroristic threats is considered a “predicate act of domestic violence,” which means it is recognized under the law as a domestic violence crime if it occurs in the context of certain current or former relationships. When terroristic threats allegations ... Read More»

How to File a Restraining Order in Hudson County NJ

File a Restraining Order Hudson County NJ A restraining order can be an effective tool to protect yourself from domestic violence in New Jersey. Contrary to what many people believe, you cannot get a restraining order in every circumstance where you fear for your safety. Under New Jersey law, you can only file a restraining order if you qualify as a victim... Read More»

Jersey City Domestic Violence Results in Death

Domestic violence charges such as simple assault, harassment, and terroristic threats are some of the most common criminal offenses we see in New Jersey. However, sometimes domestic violence can become deadly. So far this year, four people have died in Jersey City as the result of domestic violence. The latest was a woman who was... Read More»

NJ Child Pornography Laws

A bill sponsored by Hudson County legislators was signed into law this past Wednesday by Gov. Chris Christie which strengthens child pornography penalties and brings state child pornography laws up to par with the current federal law. Assembly woman Angelica Jimenez, from West New York, was quoted as saying “Sexual predators ... Read More»