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Strong Help In Domestic Violence Matters

Domestic violence accusations are always a complicating factor in New Jersey family law cases. These are very serious allegations and, whether one party has been officially charged with a criminal act or was merely accused in court, the allegations can have critical ramifications for your divorce. If you are concerned about domestic violence in your New Jersey family law case, or if you have been accused of domestic violence, your choice in counsel matters.

Nitti & Nitti, P.C. is an Essex County divorce law firm that has been handling a wide array of family law issues for more than 30 years. Our Livingston, New Jersey, family law attorneys are well-versed in the urgent challenges faced by our clients in cases involving domestic violence. We always take a proactive approach to protecting the well-being of our clients and ensuring that the facts are compellingly put forth to the court so that child custody and visitation rights are not adversely affected.

Retain legal counsel you can count on during this difficult time. Call the Roseland, New Jersey, offices of Nitti & Nitti, P.C. at 973-226-4141 today. You can also fill out our online contact form to schedule a free consultation.

Family Law And Domestic Violence In New Jersey

The New Jersey Prevention of Domestic Violence Act defines “domestic violence” as nearly any kind of abuse that occurs between individuals who share the same residence (even if they are not related) or who have had a prior romantic relationship. When it comes to family law, domestic abuse is often an issue between spouses/parents, as well as for children.

The following can be considered domestic violence in a family law matter:

  • Physical abuse
  • Emotional abuse
  • Assault (and aggravated assault)
  • Harassment, stalking and terroristic threats

In New Jersey family law cases where domestic violence is a factor, orders of protection (restraining orders) are often needed to safeguard one or more members of the family. The counselors at Nitti & Nitti, P.C. are well-versed in securing these orders for our clients. We will ensure that you can proceed with your New Jersey divorce case and know that you will be protected by the law.

Schedule A Free Consultation With Our Caring Attorneys Today

If you have been accused of domestic violence, then it is critical that you have experienced legal counsel on your side and 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.

Whether you have to answer a restraining order or you need a restraining order, the knowledgeable New Jersey family law attorneys at Nitti & Nitti, P.C. can help you.

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.