Passaic County NJ Attorney
The Law Office of Jef Henninger, Esq.
Call 855-953-3529 / 24 Hours

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Office Locations * By Appointment Only
855-953-3529 24 Hours


Newark Office*
One Gateway Center
Suite 2600
Newark, NJ 07102


Jersey City Office
14 Oakland Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07306


Clifton Office
1135 Clifton Avenue
Suite 11
Clifton, NJ 07013

Passaic County Restraining Order Lawyers

Our Passaic County Restraining Order Lawyers stand ready to fight for you. A restraining order hearing can be very complex because it is a summary proceeding. That is, unlike just about any other Passaic County court case, there is no discovery; no prep time. You show up for trial at the first hearing without knowing what the other side will say or do. In addition, the law on the issue is complex as it is not as simple as whether or not an act of domestic violence occurred. Our team of tough, smart Paterson restraining order lawyers know the law and know how to protect you.

Passaic County Restraining Order Appeal Attorneys

Sadly, some people go to court in Passaic County without a good restraining order attorney and as a result, they wind up with a Final Restraining Order (FRO). Unlike some other state, FRO's in New Jersey do not expire! Thus, we have a number of clients that either went by themselves or with another attorney but are now coming to us to do the appeal. If you want to appeal the entry of a final restraining order you must file the appeal within 45 days. Call the team of Paterson Restraining Order Lawyers to discuss your appeal today.

Motion to Vacate / Dismiss a Restraining Order Lawyers

If you have a restraining order against you and it is too late to file an appeal, your best option may be to file a motion to vacate or dismiss the restraining order. Our Paterson Restraining Order Lawyers can help you get this mark off of your record so you can get on with your life. Although there is no exact time limit as to when this motion should be filed, our Paterson attorneys usually recommend our clients wait at least one year. However, you should call our Passaic County restraining order lawyers today to discuss your specific case and your options.

Violation of Restraining Order Attorneys

One of the most serious aspects of a final restraining order is the potential violation which is written up as a criminal "contempt of court" charge. These criminal charges are treated very seriously and could lead to jail or prison time. Our Paterson violation of restraining order attorneys have successfully defended clients against a wide variety of contempt charges. If you are facing a contempt charge in Passaic County Superior Court, call the team of tough, smart Paterson restraining order lawyers today.

Our Paterson restraining order attorneys answer the phone after-hours so we are easy to reach in case of emergency. If you do get our voicemail, please leave a message and one of our Passaic County Restraining Order Lawyers will return your call within hours. You won't have to wait to Monday morning to reach an attorney in the event of a weekend emergency. Our offices are easy to reach from anywhere in Passaic County.

Call us day or night 24/7 at 855-953-3529

Free initial consultation. All major credit cards accepted.

The Law Offices of Jef Henninger represents clients throughout Passaic County, New Jersey including: Bloomingdale, Clifton, Haledon, Hawthorne, Hewitt, Little Falls, North Haledon, Packanack Lake, Passaic, Paterson, Pines Lake, Newfoundland, Oak Ridge, Pompton Lakes, Preakness, Prospect Park, Ringwood, Totowa, Wanaque, West Milford and Woodland Park. *By Appointment Only.