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Mother files a Restraining Order against her son in Union County, case dismissed at Trial

Published: November 5, 2018

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  • After receiving a Restraining Order by an ex girlfriend accusing me of harassment which was false, I contacted the law firm. Chris helped to get the case dismissed as quickly as possible ... full review

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  • He assured me that he would aggressively try to get this unsubstantiated TRO dismissed as well as the harassment charge. Sure enough he did just that and on such short notice that it left... full review

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  • Travis was able to successfully get the TRO dismissed without even going to a trial, and i am truly thankful for Travis and his confidence and savviness when it pertains to the law. full review

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Restraining Order Trial in Union County NJ

Our experienced restraining order attorneys represented a client a few weeks ago who was served with a temporary restraining order (TRO) by his mother in Union County. Our client is 30 years old and resides with his mother in Union, NJ. She filed a temporary restraining order (TRO) against him alleging harassment and assault as the predicate acts of domestic violence. If the Judge issued the final restraining order (FRO), our client would be removed from his residence permanently. He would be fingerprinted and placed into a statewide database for domestic violence offenders. This could effect his job, professional licenses, schooling, and traveling in and out of the country. Finally, he would be prohibited from owning or possessing firearms.

When we reviewed the restraining order, it was very clear that there was no domestic violence in this case. Our client and his mother were essentially arguing over trivial matters related to their residence. As a result, we had no concerns about prevailing at trial. And that’s exactly what we did. The Judge heard all of the evidence in the case including the testimony of the plaintiff and our client and determined that no acts of domestic violence occurred in this case. Therefore, he dismissed the temporary restraining order against our client.

Need a Lawyer for Restraining Order Elizabeth NJ?

Since our client was not arrested or charged with anything, there is no record of this TRO that needs to be expunged. If you or a loved one needs assistance with a domestic violence restraining order matter in Elizabeth NJ, contact our offices now for a free initial consultation.

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Travis J. Tormey is a distinguished member of the legal community and a respected legal resource on domestic violence. He has been featured in a variety of prominent publications and media outlets, including CBS radio, Aol News, the Asbury Park Press, NJ.com, and the Daily Record. Mr. Tormey has also been recognized as one of the the top criminal attorneys under 40 years of age by the National Trial Lawyers Association and the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys. Whether representing victims or the wrongly accused, Travis remains passionately committed to protecting the rights of the innocent.

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The Tormey Law Firm LLC handles restraining order cases in Bergen County (Hackensack), Morris County (Morristown), Passaic County (Paterson), Union County (Elizabeth), Hudson County (Jersey City), Middlesex County (New Brunswick), Somerset County (Somerville), Sussex County (Newton), Essex County (Newark), Hunterdon County (Flemington), Mercer County (Trenton), Monmouth County (Freehold), Warren County (Belvidere), Ocean County (Toms River), Burlington County (Mount Holly), and throughout NJ.

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