Morristown New Jersey Criminal Law Post

Morristown New Jersey
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Travis J. Tormey, Esq.

Category Archives: Restraining Orders

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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

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

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

Montville NJ Police Arrest Man Who Allegedly Kidnapped Woman, Assaulted Her in Car

Posted in Assault and Threat Crimes, Restraining Orders, Threat Offenses
Montville New Jersey police arrested a local man accused of kidnapping and assaulting a woman. According to authorities, the kidnapping occurred during the late evening hours. The 22-year-old suspect allegedly forced the victim to enter her vehicle. He then allegedly drove off with the victim in the passenger seat. The suspect is accused of assaulting… Continue Reading

Boonton NJ Man Accused of Impersonating Marine to Have Sex with Minor, Faces Sexual Assault Charges

Posted in Restraining Orders, Sex Crimes
Boonton Township police recently arrested a local man accused of having sex with an underage girl. According to officials, the 21-year-old suspect impersonated a United States Marine and told the 14-year-old victim that he was going to be deploying overseas in a few days. He then reportedly convinced the girl to have sex with him.… Continue Reading