Court Upholds Attorney’s Fees in DV Case Appeal – NJ Appellate Decision

U.G. v. T.S.  Docket No. A-1803-21 Decided December 21, 2023 Submitted by New Jersey Family Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. In a recent unpublished opinion, the Appellate Court of New Jersey decided defendant’s appeal from a Family Part order awarding plaintiff attorney’s fees under the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act (PDVA), N.J.S.A. 2C:25-17 to -35. In 2010, the…

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PDVA Appeal Outcome: S.Y.R. v. R.R. – Docket A-3388-21 (Sept. 15, 2023)

S.Y.R. v. R.R.            Docket No. A-3388-21                     Decided September 15, 2023  Submitted by New Jersey Domestic Violence Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. In a recent unpublished opinion, the Appellate Court of New Jersey decided defendant’s appeal from a final restraining order (FRO) entered against him pursuant to the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act (PDVA), in favor of…

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Free Speech Prevails: S.B.B. v. L.B.B. – Landmark Decision, Sept. 6, 2023

S.B.B. v. L.B.B. Docket No. A-0305-21 Decided September 6, 2023 Submitted by New Jersey Family Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. In a recent published decision the Appellate Division of New Jersey reversed a trial court’s order entering a final restraining order (FRO) against defendant for her pressuring her husband, plaintiff, to get a Jewish divorce, or “get” on…

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NJ Appellate Court Upholds FRO Decision in PDVA Case

N.I. v. L.M. Docket No. A-3516-21 Decided August 25, 2023 Submitted by New Jersey Family Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. In a recent unpublished opinion, the Appellate Court of New Jersey decided defendant’s appeal from a final restraining order (FRO) entered against him pursuant to the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act (PDVA), in favor of plaintiff. Plaintiff and…

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FRO Decision: K.E.Z. v. J.H. Upheld by Appellate Court (A-3172-21, Aug 8, 2023)

K.E.Z. v. J.H.            Docket No. A-3172-21 Decided August 8, 2023 Submitted by New Jersey Domestic Violence Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. In a recent unpublished opinion, the Appellate Court of New Jersey decided defendant’s appeal from a final restraining order (FRO) entered against him pursuant to the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act (PDVA), in favor of plaintiff,…

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Unpublished Opinion: Appellate Court Remands FRO Case | Hark & Hark Attorneys

A.M.K. v. R.S.L. Docket No. A-2867-21 Decided July 31, 2023 Submitted by New Jersey Family Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. In a recent unpublished opinion, the Appellate Court of New Jersey decided defendant’s appeal from a final restraining order (“FRO”) entered against him under the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act (“PDVA”), after a trial. In the summer of…

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NEW JERSEY COURTS FORBID LAY TESTIMONY OF PHONE GPS TECHNOLOGY WITHOUT A REQUISITE KNOWLEDGE OR EXPERIENCE WITH USING GPS

H.A. v. S.M.A. DOCKET NO. A-1631-21 Decided July 31, 2023 Submitted by New Jersey Domestic Violence Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. In a recent unpublished decision, the Appellate Division of New Jersey affirmed an entry of a Final Restraining Order after denying defendant’s testimony regarding her GPS location on the day in question. In H.A. v. S.M.A., Plaintiff…

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Appellate Court Affirms FRO Ruling | Hark & Hark: Experienced NJ Appeal Attorneys

S.N. v. M.G.R. Docket No. A-2491-21 Decided June 20, 2023 Submitted by New Jersey Family Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. In a recent unpublished opinion, the Appellate Court of New Jersey decided defendant’s appeal from a final restraining order (“FRO”) entered against him based on the predicate acts of sexual assault, assault, harassment, false imprisonment, and later criminal…

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Appeal From a Final Restraining Order Based on the Predicate Acts of Sexual Assault, Assault, Harassment, False Imprisonment, and Later Criminal Sexual Contact and Contempt

S.N. v. M.G.R. Docket No. A-2491-21 Decided June 20, 2023 Submitted by New Jersey Family Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. In a recent unpublished opinion, the Appellate Court of New Jersey decided defendant’s appeal from a final restraining order (“FRO”) entered against him based on the predicate acts of sexual assault, assault, harassment, false imprisonment, and later criminal…

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