How Effective is a Restraining Order in a Domestic Violence Incident?

Posted January 31st, 2018 by .

Categories: Domestic Violence.

You’ve been married to your husband for almost five years; and at the beginning of your marriage, he seemed to be the most kind-hearted individual you had ever met. Then things changed. Over the last year or so, he has been more and more abusive towards you. At first, it was just a lot of […]

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This New Case on Domestic Violence May Really Interest You

Posted January 4th, 2018 by .

Categories: Domestic Violence.

Unfortunately, domestic violence hits the headlines every day. In fact, each and every minute of the day, approximately 20 people are victims of physical abuse by an intimate partner. A great number will apply for restraining orders. However, that does not mean they will all secure them. First and foremost, you should be aware that […]

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When A Restraining Order Is Necessary

Posted November 20th, 2017 by .

Categories: Domestic Violence.

Have you ever had someone in your life, a husband, wife, family member, or significant other, abuse you in some manner? Did that abuse ever cause you to think about getting a restraining order towards that individual for your protection? If you are unsure about what it takes for someone to get a restraining order […]

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When Support Payments are Part of a Final Restraining Order

Posted October 26th, 2017 by .

Categories: Domestic Violence.

You’re either the victim or the defendant in a domestic violence case. You’ve gone through the hearing process after the initial temporary restraining order was put in place. The court has signed off on a final restraining order (“FRO”). The order addresses restrictions on contact, parenting time, and allowances for support payments. It all seems […]

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Can I File a TRO for Someone Else in Jersey City, NJ?

Posted September 6th, 2017 by .

Categories: Domestic Violence.

Your sister has been in an abusive relationship for a few years now. There have been many nights where you sit on the phone, consoling her hysterical tears. She finally decides enough is enough and escapes the situation. But she’s afraid her ex will come after her. You tell her to get a restraining order […]

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He’s Begun Abusing Me Again. What Are My Options?

Posted February 15th, 2017 by .

Categories: Domestic Violence.

You and your boyfriend have always had a stormy relationship. There have been many times when he’s called you nasty names. When he started hitting you, it was time to get out of the relationship. You broke things off with him but he continued to harass and stalk you. Finally, you had to get a […]

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Question for Attorney Carbone: Would a Restraining Order Effect My Job?

Posted January 2nd, 2017 by .

Categories: Domestic Violence.

Question: My ex-fiance and I have gotten into many vicious fights over the years. A few months before we were to be married, I had struck her during one of our blowouts. Her response was to file a temporary restraining order against me. Since then, we have parted ways and the restraining order was lifted […]

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Can a Restraining Order Be Dismissed?

Posted December 21st, 2016 by .

Categories: Domestic Violence.

Ok, maybe you were a little rash when you filed a restraining order against your boyfriend. It was a heated argument and when he hit you, you wanted to retaliate. But you’ve worked things out and are ready to get back together. However, there’s still a restraining order against him. Is there any way that […]

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Your Restraining Order Will Follow You Everywhere

Posted August 24th, 2016 by .

Categories: Domestic Violence.

There has been some concern in recent years about the effectiveness of restraining orders for domestic violence victims. Many believe that if your abuser really wants to hurt you, he/she will break the law to do so. But as we’ve said in the past, a restraining order is probably the best protection you can get […]

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What You Should Know About Restraining Orders

Posted January 5th, 2016 by .

Categories: Domestic Violence.

There are many misconceptions of when a judge will order a restraining order forbidding contact between parties.  Some feel mistakenly feel that restraining orders will be granted for disputes between neighbors or friends.  Others attempt to obtain restraining orders for minor disagreements.  Learn here what you should know about restraining orders. What is a Restraining […]

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