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Domestic Violence Defense Lawyers in Morris County

Handling Restraining Orders and DV Charges with offices in Morristown, New Jersey

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Domestic Violence Defense Lawyers Morris County NJ

Need an attorney for a restraining order hearing in Morris County? Our experienced lawyers are here to help. Here is a case we recently handled in Morristown with great success.

The Morris County Domestic Violence Lawyers at the Tormey Law Firm LLC recently represented a client in a domestic violence dispute who was charged with terroristic threats in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:12-3A, a third degree crime, and criminal restraint in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:13-3, a disorderly persons charge. The client and his girlfriend had an argument in their vehicle where he allegedly threatened to “cut her fingers off” and then stood in front of her vehicle in an attempt to prevent her from leaving. Our client has no prior criminal history and is a young professional. Serious criminal charges like this could significantly impact his future employment opportunities. The third degree charge is a felony in New Jersey, punishable by 3-5 years in state prison, along with fines, possible probation, and a permanent felony conviction on his record. The disorderly persons offense is a misdemeanor charge punishable by up to six (6) months in the Morris County jail, a $1,000 fine, possible probation, and a permanent misdemeanor charge on his record.

First, our criminal defense lawyers were able to convince the Morris County Prosecutor’s office to downgrade the criminal charge from a felony terroristic threats charge to a misdemeanor harassment charge and send the case back to the Hanover Municipal Court for disposition. Then, when we appeared in Hanover Court, the alleged victim spoke to the prosecutor and told him that she did not want to proceed with the case and she was not willing to testify against her boyfriend. Because they had no prior domestic violence calls to their home and the defendant has no prior criminal history, the prosecutor agreed to dismiss the case. In addition, he could not prove the case beyond a reasonable doubt without the victim’s testimony.

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The client is now eligible to file an expungement immediately to have the arrest removed from his record as well. If you or a loved one needs assistance with a domestic violence case in Morris County NJ, contact our offices anytime for a free initial consultation at (908)-336-5008.

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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

Hackensack / Bergen County

254 State Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601

  • 201-556-1570
  • 201-556-1572
Hackensack Office

Morristown / Morris County

60 Washington St Suite 200A,
Morristown, NJ 07960

  • 908-336-5008
  • 201-556-1572
Morristown Office

Newark / Essex County

1 Gateway Center Suite 2600
Newark, NJ 07102

  • 201-654-3464
  • 201-556-1572
Newark Office

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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,, 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.

Areas we serve

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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