On appeal from the Superior Court of New Jersey, Chancery Division, Family Part, Bergen County.
Approved for Publication November 4, 1996. As Amended November 20, 1996.
Before Judges Pressler, Stern and Humphreys. *fn1 The opinion of the court was delivered by Stern, J.A.D.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Stern
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Defendant appeals from an adjudication finding him in contempt for violating a domestic violence restraining order, N.J.S.A. 2C:29-9(b) (count one), and guilty of harassment, N.J.S.A. 2C:33-4(c) (count two). Defendant was sentenced to thirty days in jail, with a credit for eight days already spent in custody, on the contempt violation, which constituted a disorderly persons offense. He was fined $100 on the harassment conviction, a petty disorderly persons offense. No issue of merger is raised.
The harassment complaint alleged that defendant engaged "in a course of alarming conduct in violation of 2C:33-4(c)." On this appeal defendant argues:
POINT I The Decision of the Trial Court Should Be
Reversed Because the Evidence Does Not Support a Finding that the Defendant-Appellant Violated
The Final Restraining Order.
POINT II The Trial Court Erred in Finding That the
Defendant-Appellant's Conduct Constituted
Alarming or Harassing Conduct In Violation of the Final ...