Written by attorney Brian McFadden-Di Nicola

A Domestic Violence Restraining Order Has Been Entered - What Does it Mean?

In New Jersey, domestic violence is a legal term of art for a pattern of abusive and/or controlling behavior that is damaging to the victim. Restraining Orders are issued by Municipal and Superior Court Judges after hearing from only the alleged victim, which can have an extreme impact.

Free Q&A with lawyers in your area

Can’t find what you’re looking for?

Post a free question on our public forum.

Ask a Question

- or -

Search for lawyers by reviews and ratings.

Find a Lawyer