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Two Important Restraining Order Cases  

Author:  Anne L.  Perry, Esq..

Source: Volume 10, Number 05, June/July 2005 , pp.65-66(2)

Domestic Violence Report

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This column discusses two recent court cases centered about restraining orders. In Massachusetts, the Court of Appeals ruled that a husband cannot vacate wife’s abuse prevention order against him without extraordinary circumstances. In New Jersey, the state Supreme Court ruled that a husband subject to restraining order could be prohibited from residing in a home near former wife.

Keywords: Mitchell v. Mitchell, 821 N.E.2d 79; Zappaunbulso v. Zappaunbulso, 842 A.2d 300

Affiliations:  1: Associate Editor of DVR.

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