How Does Domestic Violence Impact a Divorce?

Domestic violence or the accusation of it can certainly have an effect on how a divorce turns out and what kinds of agreements can be reached. If you are divorcing your spouse and want to make domestic violence your reason for doing so, our fault divorce attorneys in Bergen County, NJ are ready to help you. Can You File for a Fault Divorce Due to Domestic Violence? You can. Domestic…Read More

Does a Restraining Order Affect Child Custody in New Jersey?

Some of the most legally and emotionally impactful situations in family law revolve around domestic violence and the resulting legal actions of temporary restraining orders and final restraining orders. For victims of domestic violence and abuse, securing legal protection for themselves and their children is of the utmost importance. Conversely, individuals falsely accused of domestic violence need to deal with the restrictions and ramifications of a charge swiftly and effectively…Read More

How Do You Get a Restraining Order in New Jersey?

Through the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act, Garden State law protects the victims of domestic violence and abuse. Part of this protection is the ability for victims of domestic violence to secure legal protection through temporary restraining orders and, ultimately, final restraining orders. If you are in need of an order of protection, please read on, then contact one of our experienced temporary restraining orders attorneys in Bergen County, NJ…Read More

How to Get a Restraining Order Against a Domestic Abuser

It is important that you take the necessary steps to protect yourself if you are a victim of domestic violence. This may mean that you require a restraining order. To learn how to get a restraining order against your abuser, continue reading. Reach out to our experienced New Jersey domestic violence attorney to learn how we can help you with the steps of the legal process ahead. Our firm is…Read More

What You Need to Know About Domestic Violence in New Jersey

There is nothing worse than feeling unsafe in your own home, though the unfortunate reality is that many people are faced with this fear every single day when they are in abusive relationships. Though it may feel as though you have nowhere to turn, this is untrue. Law enforcement, as well as our New Jersey family law attorneys, and your loved ones are here to guide you through every step…Read More

How do I Get a Restraining Order in New Jersey?

There is nothing more frightening and unjust than feeling unsafe in your own home. Unfortunately, this is the reality for thousands of people all across the United States, and New Jersey is no exception. Domestic violence is inexcusable, and if you are the victim of domestic violence, the time to take action is now. Do not reason it away, do not tell yourself that you deserved it in some way,…Read More

How to Get a Restraining Order During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Unfortunately, domestic violence cases have been on the rise over the last couple of months. Many people believe that this is at least partially due to stay-at-home orders across the state of New Jersey, though of course the heart of the issue goes far deeper than that. That being said, if you are a victim of domestic violence, you should know that you are not alone. Even though courts are…Read More

What to do if You Are a Victim of Domestic Violence in New Jersey

Domestic violence cases across New Jersey have been rising over the last few weeks, which is disconcerting, to say the least. Fortunately, though courts remain closed for "non-essential" matters, domestic violence cases are still being taken daily. You are not alone. If you are a victim of domestic violence, please continue reading and reach out to our compassionate New Jersey family law attorneys to learn more about what you can…Read More

What Should I do if I am Scared For my Child’s Safety Around my Former Spouse?

There are few things more heinous and repulsive than child abuse. That being said, if you suspect your former spouse is abusing or neglecting your child, there are several things you must do, among them notifying Child Protective Services. Please read on and reach out to our experienced Bergen County firm to learn more about CPS and how our firm can help you and your family return to normalcy again.…Read More

Financial Abuse in a Marriage: Know Your Rights

When one person lives in fear of another, if resources aren’t shared fairly, and threats are involved, it’s usually abuse of some form or another. Any kind of abuse tends to have similar characteristics of control, threat, secrets, fueled by fear of one partner from another. Extreme financial dependence is quite common in society today and can be a facilitating factor in financial abuse. As hard as it is to…Read More

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