NJ 2C:25-25. Criminal complaints for domestic violence.

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.

L.1991,c.261,s.9.

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.

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