24-Hour Domestic Violence Attorneys in Newark, NJ
After an arrest it is important to seek legal advice as soon as possible. Many times those arrested for domestic violence offenses require immediate legal counsel. At Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC, our lawyers are available to provide legal advice on domestic violence issues 24 hours a day. If you have been charged with a domestic violence offense, you can contact us anytime at 908.322.7000.
In dealing with domestic violence matters, experienced domestic violence attorneys are important because a final restraining order could be issued against you. A final restraining order may prevent you from speaking to your spouse or domestic partner and limit contact with your children. Our criminal defense attorneys have many years of experience handling domestic violence matters in New Jersey. Casey Woodruff and Gary Grabas are both former Prosecutors. Jon M. Bramnick is a Certified Civil Trial Lawyer with over 30 years of experience.
New Jersey Domestic Violence Crimes
According to the New Jersey Judiciary, domestic violence occurs when one or more of the following criminal offenses are committed against a person protected under the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act:
- Homicide N.J.S.A. § 2C:11-1
- Assault N.J.S.A. § 2C:12-1
- Terroristic threats N.J.S.A. § 2C:12-3
- Kidnapping N.J.S.A. § 2C:13-1
- Criminal Restraint N.J.S.A. § 2C:13-2
- False imprisonment N.J.S.A. § 2C:13-3
- Criminal mischief N.J.S.A. § 2C:17-3
- Burglary N.J.S.A. § 2C:18-2
- Criminal trespass N.J.S.A. § 2C:18-3
- Harassment N.J.S.A. § 2C:33-4
- Stalking N.J.S.A. § 2C:12-10
Persons Protected Under the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act in New Jersey
Persons protected by the Domestic Violence Act include: any person 18 years of age or older or emancipated minor who has been subjected to domestic violence by a spouse, former spouse, or any other member of the household; or, any person, regardless of age, who has been subjected to domestic violence by a person with whom the victim has had a child in common or with whom the victim has had a dating relationship.
If you need assistance with any of the domestic violence offenses listed above, we may be able to possibly help you. Our firm handles domestic violence matters in Essex, Hudson, Morris, Middlesex, Somerset and Union Counties.
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