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

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

Met’s Star Reliever Arrested for Domestic Violence

New York Met’s star pitcher Jeurys Familia was arrested at his home in Bergen County, NJ after police responded to a domestic disturbance call. Familia, 27, was taken into custody at his Fort Lee NJ home on Monday October 31st after alleged dispute erupted between the MLB star and an unidentified victim. Jeurys Familia, a native of the Dominican Republic, lives in Northern NJ with his wife, Bianca Rivas and…Read More

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