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

How Do New Jersey Courts Handle Incidents of Domestic Violence?

If your partner is abusive, the most important thing you can do is refuse to make excuses and take action immediately. If it happened once, it will probably happen again, and there is no apology sufficient. Domestic abuse is the ultimate form of betrayal, and it can happen to anyone, regardless of gender, age, or sexual orientation. If you are the victim of domestic abuse, please read on and reach…Read More

How Can I Protect Myself From an Abusive Spouse?

One of the most frightening and disturbing things that could ever happen in a relationship is when a spouse or partner becomes abusive. Though there are usually always warning signs, a spouse sometimes does not expose his or her true self for years. The first incident of abuse often comes as a shock, which is why many victims sometimes brush it off, telling themselves that it was a one-off, or…Read More

Domestic Violence Cases in New Jersey

Situations of domestic violence are incredibly frightening and deeply disturbing. One day, the two of you are a happy couple, and the next, you’re afraid in your own house, bewildered that this was the same person you thought you loved. Whether you are married or not, no matter your sexual orientation, race, or gender, you may find yourself in this situation. The first step to safety lies in your hands.…Read More

Child Custody and Domestic Violence

Domestic violence, and the resulting legal actions of temporary restraining orders and final restraining orders, are some of the most legally and emotionally impactful situations for any family to face. For victims of domestic violence and abuse, securing legal protection for themselves and their children is of the utmost importance; while for individuals falsely accused of domestic violence, the restrictions and ramifications of a domestic violence charge need to be…Read More

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