Know the Laws: New Jersey
UPDATED October 12, 2012
A restraining order or protective order is a legal order issued by a state court which requires one person to stop harming another. Restraining orders are explained in more detail below.
Some restraining orders are issued in criminal court and some are issued in civil court.
A civil order that provides protection from harm by a family or household member.
Your NJ restraining order can be enforceable wherever you move.
If you are planning to move to NJ or are going to be in NJ for any reason, your protection or restraining order may be enforced.