Bergen County Final Restraining Order Hearings
Domestic Violence Lawyers in Hackensack, New Jersey
Do you need a lawyer for a restraining order case in Bergen County? We can help.
The Tormey Law Firm has their main office located in Bergen County in Hackensack, New Jersey. Our firm literally handles hundreds of domestic violence restraining orders in the Bergen County Superior Court every year.
If you have been served with a temporary restraining order in Bergen County, the experienced domestic violence attorneys at the Tormey Law Firm can help defend you against the allegations of domestic violence and fight a final restraining order. On the other hand, if you are a victim of abuse and you are seeking to be protected by a restraining order, the restraining order attorneys at the Tormey Law firm are prepared to help protect you. Regardless of whether you are the victim of domestic violence or you are alleged to have perpetrated a predicate act of domestic violence, your case will be heard in the County Superior Court that has jurisdiction over the case, that is either in the county in which the parties reside or the county in which the alleged acts of domestic violence occurred. The restraining order attorneys at the Tormey Law Firm are here to help you with your domestic violence case in Bergen County.
With offices in Hackensack, NJ, the Tormey Law Firm represent clients with restraining order matters arising out of East Rutherford, Garfield, Teaneck, Lodi, Fort Lee, Englewood, Elmwood Park, Fair Lawn, Lyndhurst, and throughout Bergen County. Contact our offices now for immediate assistance at (908)-336-5008. The initial consultation is always provided free of charge.
Here is a review from one of our many satisfied domestic violence, restraining order clients:
“From the moment I entered Mr. Tormey’s office, I experienced an air of calm and confidence. His demeanor exuded his command of his profession as well as a knowledge of the human element in dealing with the intricacies of the law. After our initial meeting, I was satisfied that he had reviewed my case, that I knew what was expected from me, including fees, and a sense that the outcome would be positive. He maintained contact with me, kept me informed, and returned all phone calls in a timely manner. I am totally satisfied with his representation and have no reservations in recommending Mr. Tormey and his firm.” – Former Client
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BERGEN COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT
Domestic violence cases and hearings for restraining orders in Bergen County will be heard at the Bergen County Superior Court. The Bergen County Superior Court is located at 10 Main Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601, is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and can be contacted at 201-527-2700. Click here for more information regarding the Bergen County Superior Court.
BERGEN COUNTY FAMILY COURT – DOMESTIC VIOLENCE UNIT
Restraining order cases in Bergen County Superior Court will be handled by a Judge who sits in the Family Part of the Chancery Division of the Bergen County Superior Court. The Presiding Judge of the Bergen County Family Part is the Honorable Peter J. Melchionne P.J.F.P., whose chambers can be contacted at 201-527-2510. The Family Part also has a Domestic Violence Unit with court staff dedicated to domestic violence and restraining order cases. The Domestic Violence Manager is Tracey Andolini, who can be contacted at 201-527-2337. Click here for more information on the Bergen County Family Court Domestic Violence Unit.
BERGEN COUNTY PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE UNIT
The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office is also available for assistance with domestic violence cases and may prosecute criminal charges against those accused of perpetrating crimes related to domestic violence or criminal contempt charges against anyone accused of violating the terms of a temporary or final restraining order. The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office is located at 10 Main Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601
and can be contacted at (201) 646-2300. For more information on the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Domestic Violence Unit, click here.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE RESOURCES AND SERVICES IN BERGEN COUNTY
If you’re the victim of domestic violence in Bergen County, don’t hesitate to call the confidential National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or the New Jersey Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-572-SAFE (7233), which are available on a 24/7 basis for domestic violence victims and others seeking crisis intervention and/or referrals to local services. And click here for the New Jersey Coalition to End Domestic Violence to learn about what services and resources are available in Bergen County.
There are a number of local domestic violence services available in Bergen County. The Center for Hope and Safety, formerly known as Shelter Our Sisters, is located at 405 State Street, Hackensack, NJ, 07601 and can be contacted at 201-498-9247. The Center for Hope and Safety provides a Battered Women’s Shelter in Bergen County and also provides transitional housing in Bergen County. For domestic violence shelter information in Bergen County, call the Center for Hope and Safety shelter program at 201-836-1075. The Center for Hope and Safety also has a 24/7 domestic violence hotline: 201-944-9600. For more information on the Center for Hope and Safety, click here.
Services are not only available for the victims of domestic violence, but also those that have perpetrated domestic violence, also known as batterers intervention. Batterers intervention services in Bergen County are provided by the Bergen County Alternatives to Domestic Violence program, which can be contacted at 201-336-7575. For more information on the Bergen County Alternatives to Domestic Violence Program, click here. Additional domestic violence services including anger management, counseling and family services may be found through the New Jersey Department of Children and Families. Click here for a list of available domestic violence services in Bergen County.
In addition to the locally available domestic violence services in Bergen County, there are also statewide and national services available for the victims of domestic violence. In New Jersey, the Department of Children and Families’ Division on Women, Office of Domestic Violence Services funds twenty-three domestic violence programs and the New Jersey Coalition for Battered Women. Click on the following links to learn more about New Jersey’s Office of Domestic Violence Services, the Coalition for Battered Women, or the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence.
LEGAL SERVICES FOR VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN BERGEN COUNTY
Victims of domestic violence in Bergen County may be able to obtain assistance with legal issues related to restraining orders by contacting local legal services. The Northeast New Jersey Legal Services, Hackensack Office, is located at 190 Moore Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601, and can be contacted at (201) 487-2166. For more information on the Hackensack office of Northeast New Jersey Legal Services, click here.
Need to File a Restraining Order in Bergen County?
If you are the victim of domestic violence in Bergen County, you can request a temporary restraining order at the Bergen County Superior Court Domestic Violence Intake Office located in Room 102, 10 Main Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601, phone: 201-527-2350. The Domestic Violence Intake Office takes complaints related to restraining orders from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Anytime before 8:30 a.m., after 3:30 p.m., on weekends, or holidays a complaint for a temporary restraining order can be filed at the local police department where the victim of domestic violence resides, where the perpetrator resides, or where the domestic violence occurred. Click here for the contact information for local police departments in Bergen County.
Our Hackensack Restraining Order Lawyers Can Help
Dealing with a domestic violence issue can be intimidating and overwhelming, and you may be wondering where to turn or how best to move forward. At The Tormey Law Firm, our Bergen County domestic violence lawyers understand the life-altering implications of a restraining order case and we are here to help. Whether you have been accused of abuse or you need assistance securing a permanent restraining, contact our offices in Hackensack anytime at (908)-336-5008 for a free consultation. We will be happy to listen to your specific situation and answer all of your questions.