Violating a New Jersey family part-final restraining order is a criminal offense which can lead to fines and jail time. The criminal defense attorneys at the Artusa Law Firm can help you defend against any potential violation of a restraining order or probation. Have you been accused of violating a restraining order in Jersey City, Newark, Elizabeth or beyond? Need a criminal defense attorney in Jersey City, New Jersey to defend against a violation of a NJ-restraining order. Are you seeking a Jersey City criminal lawyer that understands domestic violence cases in New Jersey? We can help you right now! Violating a restraining order in New Jersey can lead you to jail, contact us today on 201-706-7910.


New Jersey Final Restraining Orders are permanent. If you violate a temporary restraining (TRO)order in Jersey City-NJ or permanent order, the violation is criminal in nature and you can be sent to jail for the violation. You need to defend it. We can help you.

In New Jersey, a temporary restraining order can be issued against you without you knowing as the testimony to obtain a TRO is ex-parte at the local police station or at the local Superior Courthouse during business hours. A person can obtain a TRO 24 hours a day in New Jersey. Again, Once a New Jersey final restraining order is issued against someone, it is permanent unless a Judge can be convinced for good cause that the restraining order should be dissolved. Violating a New Jersey final restraining order in Jersey City or even a temporary restraining order once you have been served, can have serious consequences.


  • If a history of domestic violence exists
  • The nature of the relationship between the parties and whether there is a need for continued communication
  • The nature of the alleged offense or offenses
  • The financial circumstances of the plaintiff and defendant
  • The existence of immediate danger to person or property
  • Crimes that are part of the Domestic Violence Act: Assault, Kidnapping, Criminal Restraint, Sexual Assault, Burglary, Harassment, Criminal Sexual Contact, Criminal Mischief, Lewdness, Stalking, Homicide, Terroristic Threats.



Being found guilty of violating a final restraining order in Jersey City-NJcan lead to probation, jail time, and fines. A violation can lead up to 18 months in jail and up to $25,000 in penalties. A second offense will lead to a minimum of 30 days in jail. Whether you are charged with harassment, stalking, or simply communicated with someone you are restrained from contacting, we can help you. The Artusa Law Firm of Jersey City is experienced in dealing with violations of restraining orders in the Jersey City and Hudson County, New Jersey Area. Our team of experienced domestic violence lawyers in Jersey City can help you in dealing with any kind of domestic related cases in the Hudson County, Union County, Bergen County and Essex County areas. We keep up to date with the latest case law and procedures in these cases to assure clients the best defense possible. It is critical for the Judge or the prosecutor to know the full extent of the situation so that he or she understands what is really going on.

It is important to hire an experienced attorney to represent you if you are accused of violating a final restraining order in Jersey City-New Jersey. Our legal team has successfully defended people accused of violating New Jersey restraining orders and the underlying offenses associated with domestic violence in the Superior and Municipal Courts of New Jersey. If you seek legal representation concerning a restraining order, contact our Jersey City office on 201-706-7910. Our address is 921 Bergen Avenue in Jersey City, New Jersey (The Capital One Building) two blocks from the Journal Square Path. Below find the family law and criminal courts in New Jersey that we represent people in domestic violence and restraining order cases. For more information about our legal services including: restraining order defense, domestic violence cases, divorces, child support, child custody in New Jersey and more, visit: Artusa Law Firm of NJ.

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