Category Archives: Domestic Violence Charges

New Jersey domestic violence penalties and consequences

Two incidents of domestic violence recently took place in New Jersey. The first incident involved a 24 year old man who broke into his 34 year old ex-girlfriend’s home and began to argue with her, insisting that he needed to … Continue reading

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Stalking and statutory language

Recently in New Jersey a man was arrested and charged with stalking after he allegedly followed two young girls in Parsippany. The accused man was 39 years old and it was reported that he followed and watched the two girls … Continue reading

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New temporary restraining order technology & video cameras

The state of New Jersey takes the utmost precautions in protecting alleged victims of domestic violence, allowing a temporary restraining order to be issued against an alleged violator even when there are no signs of physical injury. However, a new … Continue reading

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The intent to harass

Surely, you’ve heard of the crime known as harassment, but how far does a person have to go in order to be accused of harassing someone? Under New Jersey Law, not only does someone need to perform certain acts in … Continue reading

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Rihanna and domestic violence

The recent internet photo of Rihanna’s face with bruises, scratches and swelling from an alleged attack at the hands of her boyfriend, Chris Brown, brings into focus the protections afforded to both women and men by the New Jersey Domestic … Continue reading

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