There are numerous terms related to restraining orders floating around. For some, it can be quite difficult to understand the core differences between them all. For example, many wonder what the fundamental differences are between a temporary restraining order (TRO) and a final restraining order (FRO) in New Jersey. Can I apply for an FRO […]
It is extremely difficult to know precisely when to file for a restraining order against an abuser in New Jersey. Many times, this will be a person-specific and case-specific thing. Nevertheless, there are usually a few tell-tale signs of when to get and when not to get a restraining order against another person. In many […]
A restraining order differs from an order of protection is a few subtle, but very important, ways. Although the function of both is to prevent an abuser from coming in contact with you (e.g. physically, telephonically, or virtually), nuanced differences exist regarding length and the penalties associated with the abuser violating them.
Say goodbye to school vending machines filled with cheese doodles, potato chips, cookies, and candy. Recently, the United States Department of Agriculture launched its new “Smart Snacks in School” campaign. These nutrition standards represent the first nutritional overhaul of school snacks in over 30 years. According to the new rules, school foods must contain at […]
As you gear up for your Fourth of July barbeque or family get-together, it is worth remembering that possessing fireworks or firecrackers in New Jersey is illegal and can be quite dangerous. There are many types of fireworks people use: aerial repeaters (“cakes”), “artillery shells”, “festival balls”, aerial display tubes, firecrackers, fountains, ground spinners, mines, […]
For years DNA tagging has been used by law enforcement on objects found at crime scenes throughout the United States and United Kingdom. However, it is now being used on actual people. In Stony Brook, New York, Applied DNA Sciences developed technology that has been called “DNA Fog.” The device fills a room with smoke in […]