Domestic violence accusations are always a complicating factor in family law cases. These are very serious allegations and, whether or not one party has been officially charged with a criminal act, they can have critical ramifications for a family. If you are concerned about domestic violence in your family law case or have been accused of it, your choice in counsel matters.
At Nitti & Nitti, our firm has been handling a wide array of family law issues for more than 30 years. Our Roseland family law attorneys are well-versed in the urgent challenges our clients face in cases involving domestic violence and always take a proactive approach to securing their well-being and ensuring that the facts are compellingly put forth to the court.
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The New Jersey Prevention of Domestic Violence Act defines domestic violence as nearly any kind of abuse that occurs between individuals who are sharing the same residence (even if they are not related) or have had a prior romantic relationship. When it comes to family law, domestic abuse is often an issue between spouses/parents and for children, as well.
The following can be considered domestic violence in a family law matter:
In family law cases where domestic violence is a factor, protective/restraining orders are often needed to safeguard one or more members of the family. At our firm, our counselors are well-versed in securing these orders for our clients and ensuring that they can proceed with their case with protection from the law.
If you have been accused of domestic violence, then it is also critical that you have counsel that is ready to assert the facts of your case and ensure that your rights are protected. Our firm knows how to advocate for our clients and provide clarity for the court when these serious allegations are in play.
No matter what your circumstances are in these difficult cases, our firm is ready to stand with you. Fill out our online form today to contact our offices.