In New Jersey, NJSA 2C:25-29d permits a final restraining order defendant to seek that a final restraining order be dismissed/dissolved upon a showing of good cause. Hudson and Bergen County Restraining Order and Domestic Violence Lawyers at the Artusa Law Firm have experience in dissolving final orders, modifying final orders and dealing with contempt/criminal charges in relation to the final or temporary restraining order. Some of the factors that are considered in dissolving a final restraining order in New Jersey are:
- Consent of the victim to lift the order
- The victim’s fear of the defendant
- The relationship between the parties today
- The number of contempt convictions (if any)
- Alcohol and Drug Involvement
- Other violent acts
- Whether the defendant has engaged in domestic violence counseling
- Age and health of the defendant
- Good faith reason of victim in opposing request
- Orders from other jurisdictions.
If you have a final restraining order and seek to have it dissolved, contact the Artusa Law Firm on 201-706-7910 today to discuss your options. For directions to the Bergen County Superior Court, please see below. Click here for information about our Bergen County Divorce Lawyer or our Bergen County Restraining Order Defense.