No, there are no guilty findings in Final Restraining Order hearings in New Jersey.
Rather, a Family Part Judge must determine if an act or acts of Domestic Violence has been proven by a preponderance of the evidence standard.
A Final Restraining Order is a civil proceeding. It is not a criminal proceeding.
Therefore, there is no jail provision pursuant to a finding of Domestic Violence in New Jersey.
If you or a family member needs help with a domestic violence charge, call us at 732-625-9661.