Morristown New Jersey Criminal Law Post

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Travis J. Tormey, Esq.

Category Archives: Domestic Violence

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Livingston Man Gets Prison Time for Violently Assaulting Ex-Girlfriend in Morris County, NJ

Posted in Assault and Threat Crimes, Domestic Violence
A man from Livingston NJ is on his way to prison after he pleaded guilty to assaulting his former girlfriend during a domestic violence incident more than three years ago. On February 1, 2013, the suspect met his ex-girlfriend and offered to give her a ride to work. While the two of them were driving… Continue Reading

Undocumented Immigrant Headed for Prison, Deportation after Admitting to Violent Attack in Dover, NJ

Posted in Assault and Threat Crimes, Domestic Violence
A man from Ecuador who was illegally residing in Dover NJ is set to go to prison after he pleaded guilty to violently assaulting his ex-wife. The domestic violence incident unfolded at the Dover NJ residence of the victim on January 25, 2015. According to law enforcement, the suspect and his former wife got into… Continue Reading

Essex County Man Charged with Aggravated Manslaughter, Allegedly Killed Young Boy

Posted in Child Abuse, Domestic Violence, Homicide
Prosecutors in Essex County recently made the decision to upgrade criminal charges against a mother and her boyfriend related to the death of the female suspect’s seven-year-old kid. The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office initially filed criminal charges against the adult suspects for child endangerment. However, the criminal charges were eventually upgraded to aggravated manslaughter when… Continue Reading

Vernon NJ Man Set for Prison Time after Pleading Guilty to Stabbing of Teenager

Posted in Assault and Threat Crimes, Domestic Violence
A Vernon New Jersey man has pleaded guilty to charges related to the stabbing of a 17-year-old teenager during a domestic violence incident. The violent incident occurred early in the morning at the suspect’s home in Vernon, NJ. According to the Sussex County Prosecutor’s Office, the suspect and his girlfriend got into a verbal altercation… Continue Reading

Illegal Immigrant Accused of Stabbing, Trying to Murder Ex-Wife at Dover NJ Residence

Posted in Assault and Threat Crimes, Domestic Violence, Homicide, Weapons Offenses
A man facing attempted murder charges for allegedly trying to kill his ex-wife in Dover NJ is now claiming that he acted in self-defense. The frightening incident went down on January 25, 2015 at a residence on West Blackwell Street in Dover, New Jersey. Authorities believe that the violent altercation began when the suspect and… Continue Reading

NJ Supreme Court Rules on Weapons Possession in Domestic Violence Cases

Posted in Domestic Violence, Restraining Orders, Weapons Offenses
The NJ Supreme Court recently issued a major ruling in a weapons possession case, marking the first time in 26 years that the state’s highest court has ruled on a firearms issue. The court, in a unanimous opinion, held that New Jersey’s domestic violence prevention law does not violate a citizen’s right to bear arms… Continue Reading

NJ Supreme Court Committee Releases Report, Recommendations for Domestic Violence Cases

Posted in Domestic Violence, Restraining Orders
The NJ Supreme Court Committee on Domestic Violence recently released its final report and made recommendations relating to domestic violence matters. The recommendations affect things like resources, education, training, and the interactions between NJ Local Municipal Courts (which handle disorderly persons or misdemeanor-level cases) and NJ County Superior Courts (which handle indictable, felony-level cases and… Continue Reading

Woman Allegedly Shot, Killed Boyfriend at Residence in Mount Olive, New Jersey

Posted in Domestic Violence, Homicide
An ex-teacher at a Wharton NJ school faces criminal charges for allegedly murdering her boyfriend at her Mount Olive home. According to the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, the 53-year-old suspect killed the victim on March 3, 2014. The victim was a 51-year-old man who resided in Staten Island, NY. He had reportedly gone to the… Continue Reading

Man Accused of Beating Toddler to Death at Motel in Montville, New Jersey

Posted in Domestic Violence, Homicide
A man accused of murdering a three-year-old child in Montville New Jersey recently pleaded not guilty to the very serious criminal charges. According to the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, the 29-year-old suspect used a belt to savagely beat the young boy to death in what has been classified as a domestic violence incident. The brutal… Continue Reading

Parsippany NJ Police Arrest Man Who Allegedly Violated Restraining Order, Threatened Ex with Knife

Posted in Domestic Violence, Threat Offenses, Weapons Offenses
Parsippany New Jersey police recently arrested a man accused of breaking into his former girlfriend’s apartment and holding her at knifepoint. The scary incident started around 3:30 a.m. According to authorities, the suspect went to his ex-girlfriend’s apartment, which is located at Lakeview Garden Apartment on Reservoir Road in Parsippany, and barricaded himself inside the… Continue Reading

Can I file a restraining order against my neighbor? Probably not.

Posted in Domestic Violence, Restraining Orders
Many potential clients contact the Tormey Law Firm inquiring about their ability to file a restraining order against their neighbor. Unfortunately, that is not usually an option. To have standing to file a restraining order in New Jersey, you must be a victim of domestic violence under the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act. Basically, one… Continue Reading

Florham Park NJ Aggravated Assault with a Weapon Charges Dismissed Thanks to Travis J. Tormey

Posted in Assault and Threat Crimes, Domestic Violence, Success Stories, Weapons Offenses
Travis Tormey, founding partner of the Tormey Law Firm, recently represented a client facing charges for third degree aggravated assault with a weapon stemming from an alleged domestic violence incident in Florham Park, New Jersey. Aggravated assault charges like those faced by the client are usually classified as an indictable, felony-level offense in NJ. As… Continue Reading

Tormey Law Firm Gets Morris County Restraining Order Dismissed

Posted in Domestic Violence, Restraining Orders
Travis J. Tormey recently helped a client get a restraining order dismissed in Morris County Superior Court in Morristown, NJ. The client was facing a permanent restraining order after an alleged incident involving his ex-girlfriend. A superior court judge issued a temporary restraining order (TRO) and then scheduled a hearing for a final restraining order… Continue Reading