Domestic Violence / Restraining Orders in New Jersey


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Everyone has the right to feel safe and be safe not only in their own homes but also whenever they go out. If you are the victim of domestic violence, are the victim of a stalker or child abuse, know of someone who is, or have been falsely accused, please call attorneys immediately for help and support from the expert family law attorneys at Borrus, Goldin, Foley, Vignuolo, Hyman & Stahl, PC.

Legal Protection

The laws in New Jersey offer you significant protections. Don’t be afraid to seek professional legal help. attorneys can help you overcome your fears by guiding you through the court system and assist you in putting protections, like restraining orders, in place. If you are facing allegations of domestic violence or perhaps are being falsely accused as part of a contentious divorce process, we can help protect your future from the destructive effects of a false allegation. Call us today for legal assistance in all your family law matters.

Domestic Violence / Restraining Orders in New Jersey

Victim of Domestic Violence


If you are the victim of domestic violence, don’t be afraid to seek legal representation. You have every right to do so and you owe it to yourself and your family to do everything possible to protect them as well as yourself. Our domestic violence lawyers can explain your options, like obtaining a restraining order against the person(s) who have abused you or a family member.

New Jersey Restraining Orders

Restraining orders in New Jersey are court issued mandates that prevent a person who has committed abuse (whether physical, verbal, or stalking) from coming near you, your home, your school, or your workplace. Generally, there are two types of restraining orders that may be issued…Temporary Restraining Orders (TROs) or Final Restraining Orders (FROs). With decades of experience in family law and domestic violence cases, attorneys will help you through the process of obtaining a restraining order and represent you every step of the way.

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Temporary Restraining Orders (TROs)


Just as the name implies, Temporary Restraining Orders are temporary, a final hearing is scheduled in 7 to 10 days after. For a TRO, a judge will schedule a brief hearing with you once your request for a restraining order is filed. During the hearing, the judge will interview you and listen to your case and typically they will then issue the TRO, ordering the abuser to keep away from you. Call attorneys today for professional legal assistance if you need to have a restraining order issued.

Final Restraining Orders (FROs)

Final Restraining Orders, also known as permanent restraining orders, differ from their temporary counterparts in that FROs often have no set time limit (meaning they will not expire). Also, they are issued after a court hearing where both parties are allowed to present their cases to the judge*. attorneys has helped hundreds of clients present cases and has successfully obtained the restraining orders they needed.  She has also been successful in defending those falsely accused of domestic violence. Call Borrus, Goldin, Foley, Vignuolo, Hyman& Stahl today.

* The final hearings are complex and require legal knowledge which the victim does not possess. If you are facing a FRO, it is important to have legal representation.

Victim of Domestic Violence