Domestic violence means the occurrence of one or more of the following criminal offenses upon a person protected under the “Prevention of Domestic Violence act of 1991,” P. 1991, c.261 (C.2C:25-17 et al.) * In addition, domestic violence acts can also include any other crime involving risk of death or serious bodily injury to a person protected under the “Prevention of Domestic Violence act of 1991,” P. 1991, c.261 (C.2C:25-17 et al.) Domestic violence acts are established by the relationship between the offender and the victim.
A person protected by the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act is 18 years of age or older, or who is an emancipated minor, and who has been subjected to domestic violence by a spouse, former spouse, or any other person who is a present or former household member.
Hotline: (201) 336-7575 TTY: (201) 336-7525 Fax:(201) 336-7555 Email: [email protected] Web: us/adv/ Back | Top Providence House/Willingboro Shelter PO Box 496 Willingboro, NJ 08046 24 Hr.Both you and your abuser will have a chance to testify.The judge will consider both testimonies before issuing a Final Restraining Order.To protect the victim from the defendant, the judge may grant within the temporary restraining order that the: To receive information about contacting a court for a TRO, call your State or local police department or call the Statewide Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-572-SAFE (7233).
Within 10 days of the TRO the court will schedule a hearing.The New Jersey State Police does not conduct counseling services; however, assistance is available from the following organizations and agencies: NJ Division on Women Department of Community Affairs 101 South Broad Street PO Box 801 Trenton, NJ08625-0801 Phone: (609) 292-8840 Fax: (609) 633-6821 TTY: (609) 777-0799 Email: [email protected] Web: gov/dca/dow Atlantic County Women's Center Violence Intervention Program PO Box 311 Northfield, NJ 08225 Emergency Shelter 24 Hr.