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Category: Domestic Violence

How Can I Get a Restraining Order in New Jersey?

Domestic violence is something many people face. The media portrays domestic violence in a specific way, so it is often misunderstood. It is important to be educated about what domestic violence looks like and what to do if you or a loved one is involved in a domestic violence situation. Read on to learn more […]


How can Victims of Domestic Violence Access Financial Support?

When it comes to domestic violence, there are many forms of abuse. One form of abuse is financial. This may include completely controlling one’s finances or running up credit card debt, among other things. Lacking finances, or control over one’s finances, can make it feel impossible to leave an abusive situation. If you or a […]


How is Domestic Violence Handled in New Jersey Courts?

The issue of domestic violence is a very real and scary problem that numerous people live through. It can strike the lives of anyone, regardless of their gender, age, or sexual orientation. When your partner is abusive, the most important thing that can be done is to seek help in order to remove yourself from […]


Domestic Violence Laws in New Jersey

Domestic violence is a serious problem that affects the lives of many families. This may occur in many different ways. It can happen between married couples, former spouses, dating couples, previous couples, those who live together, and those who share a child together. The state of New Jersey works hard to protect victims of abuse […]


Destroying Property and Restraining Orders

When most people think of domestic violence and abuse, they most likely think of overt physical actions committed by one party against another. While such an action would certainly be considered domestic violence (given the two parties have one of the types of relationships described in the NJ Prevention of Domestic Violence Act (PDVA)), many […]


How Can Domestic Violence Affect a Child Custody Agreement?

Domestic violence, and the commonly resulting legal actions of temporary restraining orders and final restraining orders, can be one of the most trying, stressful, and emotionally difficult situations for any family to face. In the case of the abused party, securing protection for themselves and/or their children is of extreme importance. On the other hand, […]


Substance Abuse and Divorce in Morris County, NJ

The issues of substance abuse and divorce are the types of topics which we all know effect millions of people, but never expect it to impact us. Unfortunately, the reality is that in the U.S. nearly 1,000,000 divorces take place each year and tens of millions of adults will partake in binge drinking or illicit drug use. When the numbers are that […]