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Address Confidentiality Program

Address Confidentiality Laws: NJ

By New Jersey, Policy

The Address Confidentiality Program (ACP) exists to protect victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and other crimes from their abusers being able to track and locate them, potentially putting them in continued harm’s way. The program gives victims a legal substitute address where their first-class mail will be forwarded (free of charge) to their actual address. This substitute address…

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Pets in protective orders

Animals in Domestic Violence Restraining Orders: NJ

By New Jersey, Policy

NEW JERSEY allows domestic violence protective orders to include pets. In addition, federal law includes the crime of stalking and actions that make the victim fear that the stalker will hurt the victim’s pet, service or emotional support animal, or horse (18 U.S.C. § 2261A (2019)). As per the Animal Legal & Historical Center website1, Summary: On January 17, 2012,…

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Audio Video Surveillance

Video And Audio Surveillance Laws: NJ

By New Jersey, Policy

NEW JERSEY is considered a One-Party Consent State, in that at least one person involved in the recorded communication must give permission. This means that if you are recording others in a conversation that involves you as well, then it is legal to do so within the legal definition of the law. Watch our video here to learn about the…

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