Violating A Restraining Order Can Have Serious Consequences

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If you have been accused of violating a restraining order (N.J.S.A. 2C:29-9), you can be found in contempt of court and face serious criminal charges. If convicted, you may spend time in jail. You will carry around a criminal record that can haunt you the rest of your life. Attorney James M. Porfido has more than 20 years of experience in criminal defense, and can aggressively assert your rights.

A restraining order is a civil charge. Violations of restraining orders are criminal matters with real, long-term consequences. Contact our law firm for skilled and experienced criminal defense.

Violations Of Restraining Orders

If you or someone you know has been charged with violating a restraining order, it is critical to understand the alleged actions that led to this charge. These actions vary from case to case, according to the specifics of the temporary restraining order (TRO) or final restraining order. Sometimes, accusers will exaggerate the facts of the case to gain the advantage. Our legal team will initiate an immediate and intensive investigation to uncover the truth.

Have you been accused of:

  • Sending an e-mail, call or making any other attempts to contact the person who sought a restraining order
  • Showing up at your child's sporting event, or at the house
  • Threatening or harassing the complainant
  • Stalking your former wife or girlfriend

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Restraining order violations are serious offenses that can land you in jail. We will explore all of your options to mitigate the consequences or drop the charge altogether.

Contact James M. Porfido, Attorney at Law, to arrange an initial consultation with an experienced Morristown violation of restraining order attorney and Certified Criminal Trial Attorney, as Certified by the Supreme Court of the State of New Jersey, since 1995.

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