J.S. v. D.S., ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2016). Normally, when parties agree to dismiss an appeal, the courts are only to happy to oblige. This opinion by Judge Fisher yesterday in a domestic violence final restraining order case is a rare exception to that general rule.
Plaintiff filed a complaint against her husband under the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act, N.J.S.A. 2C:25-17 to -35 (“the Act”). She obtained a temporary restraining order against defendant. At th