What to Expect from an Assault Charge in Princeton Township?

Domestic Violence Attorney in Princeton NJ

Princeton is well known throughout the State as being one of New Jersey’s wealthiest townships, which also makes it a very desirable place for people to settle down in. It is also home to one of the most prestigious colleges in the Country, Princeton University. With all that being said, it is not immune to its fair share of crime and one of the more common offenses charged in Princeton is assault and not just your typical alcohol driven frat part fights but domestic violence assault.Read More

Temporary Restraining Order Dismissed in Hamilton NJ

Local Restraining Order Attorney Near Me in Hamilton NJ

Proetta & Oliver is happy to announce that they were able to secure another dismissal of a temporary restraining order (TRO) for one of their clients, this time in Mercer County. The victim in this case was our client’s wife of two years. She alleged in her TRO that she had been continually harassed by our client via emails, text messages and phone calls for the previous month about various different things. Also, she had indicated that he has been harassing in the past and that most of their verbal arguments took place in front of the children. As a result of the TRO being issued, our client was removed from the marital home pending the final restraining order hearing. In the interim, the victim also filed for divorce.  Read More

Unlawful Possession of a Weapon & Assault Charges Dismissed Outright

Charged with Domestic Violence Offense in West Windsor NJ?Proetta & Oliver just secured a dismissal of serious felony charges for one of their clients this past week in the Mercer County Superior Court. Our client was arrested on New Years Day and charged with three serious criminal offenses, which included unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose as well as domestic violence simple assault. Although the charges were considered “acts of domestic violence“, a temporary restraining order was not sought. The charges stemmed from an incident that took place in West Windsor Township during the early morning hours of New Years Day.Read More

Trenton NJ Man Charged with Domestic Violence

Calvin FunderburgHave you been arrested and charged with an act of domestic violence in Mercer County? If so, the Law Office of Proetta & Oliver can help. Our Mercer County criminal defense attorneys defend those accused of acts of domestic violence like aggravated assault, criminal mischief, simple assault, terroristic threats as well as temporary restraining orders in courts throughout the county. To set up a free initial consultation today, then please contact our Hamilton office at 609-789-0779 or you can try contacting us online. Now here is an article about a recent domestic violence incident that took place in the City of Trenton earlier this month.Read More

Trenton Resident Facing Domestic Violence Charges

Another act of domestic violence was reported in the City of Trenton late last week. This time, the Defendant, a twenty-two year old male, is alleged to have broken into the mother of his child’s home, which is located on Prospect Street. While doing so, not only did the Defendant allegedly assault the victim but also is said to have ransacked the entire home.

According to the reports from the Trentonian, the incident occurred Thursday evening around 8:15 pm when the Defendant randomly showed up at the victim’s home. The victim reports that she originally answered the door not knowing who was there. When she learned it was the Defendant, she attempted to shut the door, but he was still able to force entry. Once inside the home, the Defendant began choking the victim until another individual was finally able physically remove him from the home.

By the time that the police arrived, the Defendant had already fled the scene. However, by the end of the next day, the Defendant was picked up on the active warrant. He has formally charged with burglary in the third degree and simple assault, which is a disorderly person offense. Criminal mischief charges may be forthcoming as well. It is also unknown at this point in time whether or not the victim obtained a temporary restraining order.Read More