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Facing Contempt, Harassment Charges?

“Here, we represented a client who was arrested and charged with harassment and contempt of court for allegedly violating a restraining order. The charges were dismissed in Passaic County Court in Paterson.”

Harassment Contempt Charge Need Lawyer Clifton Passaic County NJ

Contempt Charges

Have you been charged with harassment and contempt in Clifton or Paterson? Do you need a lawyer to fight to get these charges dismissed? Contact us now for immediate assistance. Here is a case we recently handled for a client facing these charges with great success.

Our client was charged with violating a restraining order (contempt) in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:29-9(b) and harassment in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:33-4A for allegedly calling the victim in the middle of the night (very inconvenient hours likely to cause annoyance of alarm).

Our client was adamant that he did not call her and we prepared a comprehensive defense strategy. The alleged phone calls were made from a blocked number so the victim was not able to identify any number that the calls came from. We subpoenaed all of our clients phone records (his cell phone, house line, best friend’s cell phone, etc.) to show the prosecutor that none of the phones our client had access to had been used in the alleged offense. In addition, our client’s friend was an alibi to show that, at the time the victim said the calls were made, our client was with his friend and not making the phone calls.

Based on the evidence we provided, the alleged victim decided that she no longer wanted to proceed and testify at trial. As a result, the charges were completely dismissed against our client.

Need Lawyer Clifton for Contempt, Harassment Case

This was a great result for our client and the law firm. If you need a lawyer to represent you on contempt or harassment charges in Clifton Municipal Court or in Passaic County Superior Court, contact our offices now for a free initial consultation.

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With offices in Hackensack, Morristown, Newark, Middletown, and New Brunswick, our lawyers can represent you anywhere in New Jersey and are available immediately to assist you at (908)-336-5008

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Hackensack, NJ 07601

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Morristown, NJ 07960

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Newark, NJ 07102

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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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