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Travis J. Tormey, Esq.

Category Archives: Domestic Violence

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Fair Lawn, NJ Police Investigate Stabbing of Three Women

Posted in Domestic Violence
Fair Lawn, NJ law enforcement is investigating a domestic violence assault incident at a residence located in Fair Lawn, New Jersey. The violent incident happened at around 2:30 a.m. The Fair Lawn Police Department got a 911 call about three women being attacked with a knife at the home. When Fair Lawn police officers got… Continue Reading

Domestic Violence Charges Against South Hackensack NJ Man Dropped

Posted in Domestic Violence
The ex-police commissioner in South Hackensack NJ will no longer have to answer domestic violence charges after his wife asked a court to dismiss the charges. The suspect, a 52-year-old South Hackensack NJ resident, previously served as the South Hackensack Township police commissioner. He was replaced in the position in February 2017 due to a… Continue Reading

South Hackensack NJ Police Commissioner Charged with Domestic Violence

Posted in Domestic Violence
William Regan, the police commissioner in South Hackensack NJ, was recently arrested and criminally charged in connection with suspected domestic violence. According to law enforcement, Regan violently attacked his wife at the couple’s shared residence on Dyer Avenue in South Hackensack, NJ. The criminal complaint against Regan alleges that he grabbed his wife by the… Continue Reading

TRO Dismissed at Final Restraining Order Hearing in Hackensack, NJ

Posted in Domestic Violence, Restraining Orders, Success Stories
Hackensack NJ Final Restraining Order Lawyers Travis J. Tormey and the Tormey Law Firm LLC recently defended a client at a permanent restraining order hearing stemming from a dispute in Hackensack, New Jersey. The very important final restraining order hearing was held in the Family Division of the Bergen County Superior Court, with a judge… Continue Reading

NJ Supreme Court: Gun Rights Can Be Restricted in Domestic Violence Cases

Posted in Domestic Violence, Restraining Orders, Weapons Offenses
The New Jersey Supreme Court has come down hard against firearms ownership rights for domestic violence offenders in NJ. The court recently issued a ruling that will likely affect the gun possession rights of certain individuals in New Jersey for a long time going forward. The court’s ruling generated great deal of media attention as… Continue Reading

Man Gets 60 Years in Prison for Murder of Boyfriend at Cliffside Park NJ Home

Posted in Domestic Violence, Homicide
A Cliffside Park man has been sentenced to a term of incarceration of 60 years in NJ State Prison for murdering and then violently dismembering a person in 2011. According to the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office, the suspect, and another man, brutally assaulted and murdered the victim. The main suspect resided in Cliffside Park with… Continue Reading

Former Bergen County NJ Resident Denied Restraining Order, Later Killed in North Carolina

Posted in Domestic Violence, Homicide
A man who previously resided in Bergen County was the victim of a brutal homicide in North Carolina. Now police have revealed that the victim had tried to obtain a permanent restraining order against the suspect, who lived next door to the victim and his family. The no-contact order indicated that the suspect had come… Continue Reading

Bergenfield NJ Police Find Two Bodies, Investigate as Possible Murder-Suicide

Posted in Domestic Violence, Homicide
Bergenfield New Jersey police are looking into a tragic situation that authorities are classifying as a murder-suicide. The violent incident happened at a home on West Clinton Street in Bergenfield, NJ. An 11-year-old child who resides there dialed 911 around 10:20 a.m. and told a police dispatcher that he found his parents and that they… Continue Reading

Can I file a restraining order against my neighbor? Probably not.

Posted in Domestic Violence, Restraining Orders
Many potential clients contact the Tormey Law Firm inquiring about their ability to file a restraining order against their neighbor. Unfortunately, that is not usually an option. To have standing to file a restraining order in New Jersey, you must be a victim of domestic violence under the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act. Basically, one… Continue Reading

Lodi NJ Police Arrest Man Who Allegedly Hit One-Year-Old Child

Posted in Assault Offenses, Domestic Violence, DWI Offenses
Lodi NJ police recently arrested a man accused of striking his infant niece during a violent encounter with the girl’s mother. According to authorities, the 26-year-old Lodi New Jersey man got involved in a domestic dispute with his sister at a home located on Pasadena Avenue in Lodi, NJ. At some point the verbal altercation… Continue Reading