About 6/7 yrs ago, my ex had me arrested by NJ state Police. She filed a complaint against me for "threatening her life" . I held my ground that I was innocent. The state Police did not file charges against me. Now I had to go to 2 seperate courts for the matter. Salem County Superior Court, and Pilesgrove Municipal. The Salem County judge ordered a restraining order against me (even though I was the one telling the truth!) I am not allowed to posess any firearms or purchaser ID cards. The Pilesgrove complaint was dismissed due to nither my ex, or the state trooper appearing. I pleaded NOT GUILTY! I DO NOT live in NJ anymore, nor do I know the where abouts of my ex. I have completed Domestic Violence,Drug and Alchohol,and other classes. I would like to know how to have this order dropped
Divorce / Separation Lawyer
Contact a criminal defense lawyer or a family law attorney where the order was issued and discuss the case with him.
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I suggest you re-post your question in the New Jersey Avvo section.
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Divorce / Separation Lawyer
The order should have been vacated when the case was dismissed for lack of evidence. Consult with a NJ attorney about checking the records and vacating the order if is wasn't done.
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