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Is a Civil Restraining Order the Same as a Domestic Violence Final Restraining Order?

Posted in Domestic Violence

The other day I was sitting in a Court room waiting for my Domestic Violence trial to be called.  The room was filled with domestic violence Plaintiffs and Defendants.  Since the list was quite long, I decided to wait outside the Court room with my clients.  Outside the Courtroom were more Domestic Violence Plaintiffs and Defendants many… Continue Reading

SINGLE INCIDENT OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CAN CONSTITUTE SUFFICIENT “CHANGED CIRCUMSTANCE” TO WARRANT RE-EXAMINATION OF CUSTODIAL ARRANGEMENT

Posted in Custody, Domestic Violence

Can an act of domestic violence by one parent against the other constitute sufficient “changed circumstance” to warrant a Court’s re-examination of an existing custodial arrangement? New Jersey law requires that a party seeking to modify a custody arrangement first establish the existence of such “changed circumstance” that affect the welfare of the child involved. Only after… Continue Reading