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Union County Permanent Restraining Order Granted Thanks to Tormey Law Firm

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Are you a victim of domestic violence and you need a permanent restraining order to protect you? We can help. Contact us now for immediate assistance and a free initial consultation.

The Tormey Law Firm LLC recently represented a domestic violence victim who wished to obtain a permanent restraining order against her ex-husband. Our client, the plaintiff, is re-married with several children and her ex-husband refuses to let things go and was constantly driving by their home and showing up un-invited.

Despite being asked several times to cease the behavior by the plaintiff and her new husband, he continued. Based on this behavior, the plaintiff and her family were very disturbed and frightened and they just wanted to be left alone. As a result, Mr. Perry assisted her in filing a temporary restraining order (TRO) for harassment and stalking as the predicate acts of domestic violence. There was also a prior history of domestic violence including physical abuse when they were married. As a result, the TRO was granted by a Superior Court Judge and the defendant was served with the restraining order.

Then, the final restraining order (FRO) hearing was scheduled 10 days after the issuance of the TRO. The defendant represented himself at the trial and Mr. Perry represented our client, the victim. Our client testified as well as her new husband regarding the stalking and harassment and that, despite being told several times to stop, the defendant refused.

Proof Required to Get a Final Restraining Order in New Jersey

Our client, the Plaintiff, had the burden of proof in this case. She had to show, by a preponderance of the evidence, that:

  • An Act of Domestic Violence Occurred. She alleged harassment and stalking. Proving one of the two acts of violence is sufficient.
  • A prior history of violence
  • That she is in fear for her safety and needs the protection a restraining order provides

She can prove these elements through evidence which includes testimony of the Plaintiff, testimony of witnesses, emails, text messages, voicemails, police reports, photos of injuries, hospital records, etc.

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Based on this evidence in this case, the Judge granted a permanent restraining order against the defendant. The client was very satisfied and this was the correct result in this case.

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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

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Hackensack Office

Morristown / Morris County

60 Washington St Suite 200A,
Morristown, NJ 07960

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Morristown Office

Newark / Essex County

1 Gateway Center Suite 2600
Newark, NJ 07102

  • 201-654-3464
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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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