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Domestic Violence

What’s the Difference Between Restraining Orders and No-Contact Orders in New Jersey?

When high-conflict or abusive relationships escalate, the at-risk person can struggle with figuring out a route to safety. Safety can look like a secure home, sufficient family or community support, financial security, and measures to ensure physical security. In these situations, restraining orders or no-contact orders can offer an additional level of protection.  But what …

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man sitting at kitchen table sad over being falsely accused of domestic violence in new jersey

False Allegations of Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is a serious criminal charge in New Jersey. Victims of domestic violence may petition the courts for restraining orders, make modifications to existing family law agreements, and even file criminal charges. These regulations are all put in place to protect victims and their families from domestic abuse. However, what happens when accusations of …

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What to Do If You’re a Victim of Domestic Violence in New Jersey

Victims of domestic violence often feel confused, distraught, and trapped in the cycle of abuse with their significant others.  As a result, they seldom speak out for fear of retribution or lack of support. It is important for victims to know that in New Jersey, the court offers protection to those who may be victims of domestic violence. What …

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Children of Divorce in Mixed Families Attorneys According to the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act

New Jersey Appellate case giving rise to a new precedent in domestic violence law

Custody arrangement and parenting time agreement allow the child to be integrated into both households following a divorce. New Jersey law is set up to protect the state’s citizens in all of their life experiences. Judicial law is especially protective of children’s best interests, holding them as the central factor in determining child custody in …

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Dating Relationships and Domestic Violence Attorneys Morristown NJ

“Dating” Relationships Defined According to New Jersey Domestic Violence Law

Domestic violence can be committed against someone with whom one is in a relationship According to the New Jersey Prevention Against Domestic Violence Act, a person can get a final restraining order placed against someone that has committed domestic violence. Domestic violence can be committed against someone with whom one is in a relationship – …

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What factors does the court consider when determining a custody case?

What factors does the court consider when determining custody? Learn from one of our founders, Sarah J. Jacobs, what is one of the most common questions, they receive as a Family Law Firm, in regards to custody and parenting time. What  you need to know about Custody and Parenting Time One of the most frequent, …

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Physical distancing: How Do I Speak With Lawyer in New Jersey if I Can’t Leave My Home?

Social Distancing: How Do I Speak With Lawyer in New Jersey if I Can’t Leave My Home?

Connect with a Morris County NJ Family Lawyer during Quarantine Dedicated to Genuine and Constructive Resolutions for clients across Randolph, Madison, Tewksbury, Florham Park, Morristown, and the greater Morris County area As the amount of New Jersey citizens infected by the COVID-19 or the coronavirus increases and countless more are forced to “shelter in place” …

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