Yes. It may be deemed to be harassment under New Jersey’s Prevention of Domestic Violence Act. As experienced restraining order lawyers, the attorneys at our firm understand that harassment cases are the most fact sensitive and therefore difficult cases that we handle in New Jersey Family Courts. Having said that, the following case, in this lawyer’s legal opinion, is a clear case of harassment amounting to domestic violence. [Read more…] about May I Obtain A Restraining Order In N.J. If My “Ex” Contacts My Employer?
In New Jersey, any lawyer who focuses on domestic violence cases understands that a Final Restraining Order is quite powerful. First and foremost, the defendant is banned from any and all contact with the victim. Furthermore, if a judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Family Part, determines that a Final Restraining Order is appropriate, they may then order a Risk Assessment. A risk assessment calculates any possible risks that a child may when they are in the defendant’s custody. Pending the risk assessment, the court may either suspend or order supervised parenting time until the results of the risk assessment are produced to both the court as well as the attorneys. The following case is paramount with respect to the foregoing.