Defending NJ 2C:25-25. Criminal complaints for domestic violence.
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NJ Statute: 2C:25-25. Criminal complaints; proceedings.
The court in a criminal complaint arising from a domestic violence incident:
a. Shall not dismiss any charge or delay disposition of a case because of concurrent dissolution of a marriage, other civil proceedings, or because the victim has left the residence to avoid further incidents of domestic violence;
b. Shall not require proof that either party is seeking a dissolution of a marriage prior to institution of criminal proceedings;
c. Shall waive any requirement that the victim's location be disclosed to any person.
AKA: NJ Criminal Charge 2C:25-25, Violation 2C:25-25, Offense 2C:25-25
Disclaimer: A copy of this statute has been provided for your information. This wording was current from the NJ website lis.njleg.state.nj.us as of August 2012.