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A NJ Final Restraining Order

Unlike New York and other states where Final Restraining Orders expire after a period of years, things are different here.
In New Jersey Final Restraining Orders Do Not Expire.

how to remove a final Restraining Order In NJ?

Final Restraining Orders can only be removed in 3 ways:

  • The Alleged Victim Withdraws the Final Restraining Order
  • You Appeal the decision of the court & Win!
  • You win your Motion to Vacate the Final Restraining Order

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What Are The Consequences Of a final Restraining Order In NJ?

If the Court has entered a Final Restraining Order against you, this means that you cannot contact the victim in any way, shape or form.

This includes contact through a mutual friend. If the courts enters an FRO against you, this can have serious consequence.

Some of these include the following:

  • You may not possess a firearm.
  • Your name enters a Domestic Violence Central Registry.
  • You will be finger-printed and a photo will be taken.
  • You will be assessed a fine between $50.00 – $500.00.
  • You will have to make new living arrangements.
  • You will be obligated to pay for the mortgage of the home you were ordered to vacate.
  • But the worst part about a Final Restraining Order in NJ is that you can be charged with contempt if you ever violate it.
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Removing A Final Restraining Order In NJ?​

If you have a Final Restraining Order (FRO) issued against you, it will never expire unless:

  • The person whom once feared you (Domestic Violence victim) changes his/her mind and asks the court to remove or lift the Final Restraining Order; or
  • You appeal the decision of the court that issued the FRO and win; or
  • After plenty of time has passed, you file a motion asking the court to “vacate” or “undo” the original order.

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