Bloomfield Domestic Violence Attorney
Criminal Defense Lawyers Help Clients Contest Domestic Violence Charges in Bloomfield, NJ
The legal and personal consequences of a domestic violence charge are severe. Accusations of domestic violence may place your freedom and reputation in jeopardy. If your or a loved one has been charged with a domestic violence offense, it is important to consult with an experienced New Jersey Criminal attorney in order to protect your rights.
In New Jersey, domestic violence offenses are taken seriously. Even if the other party making the allegations of domestic violence decides not to proceed with the case, the State of New Jersey may still file a complaint against you. A police officer has the power to arrest an individual whom he or she believes, based on probable cause, to have committed a domestic violence offense.
Predicate Acts of Domestic Violence in Bloomfield, New Jersey
In the State of New Jersey, the following offenses, when committed against an individual identified under the Domestic Violence Prevention Act of 1980, constitute an act of domestic violence:
- Homicide N.J.S.A. 2C:11-1
- Assault N.J.S.A. 2C:12-1
- Sexual assault N.J.S.A. 2C:14-2
- Criminal sexual contact. N.J.S.A. 2C:14-3
- Burglary N.J.S.A. 2C:18-2
- 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
- Lewdness N.J.S.A. 2C:14-4
- Criminal mischief. N.J.S.A. 2C:17-3
- 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
The law firm of Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC handles domestic violence offenses in Bloomfield and throughout New Jersey. Our criminal defense attorneys have many years of experience representing clients charged with a domestic violence offense. Gary Grabas, Casey Woodruff and Robert Rowbotham are all formed prosecutors. Jon Bramnick has over 30 years of experience as a trial lawyer.
Free Consultations Available – Bloomfield Domestic Violence Lawyer
If you have been charged with a domestic violence offense, our criminal defense attorneys may be able to assist you. We offer free initial consultations. Our domestic violence lawyers are available 24 hours a day to discuss your case.