New Jersey Domestic Violence Restraining Order Lawyers
NJ Domestic Violence Attorneys Represent Clients at Final Restraining Order Hearings
An accusation of domestic violence can be a frightening experience. Without the right defense, it may leave you feeling helpless and alone. Do not allow this to happen to you. The Union County law firm of Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC is here to help. Our lawyers specialize in criminal defense law and know how to assist you.
What Is Domestic Violence in New Jersey?
In New Jersey, domestic violence is a serious offense and generally refers to abuse within a household. Domestic violence can include, but is not limited to: physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, threats, or bullying.
I Have a Temporary Restraining Order Against Me. What Does This Mean?
A temporary restraining order is given upon an accusation of domestic violence. Later, a hearing will be held to determine whether a permanent restraining order is appropriate.
Our lawyers will appear in court to oppose a permanent restraining order on your behalf. Skilled domestic violence defense attorneys are key to a successful case because a permanent restraining order may prevent you from speaking to your spouse or domestic partner and limit your access to your children.
What Are the Penalties for Domestic Violence in New Jersey?
The penalties can be serious for a person who commits an act of domestic violence. Persons found guilty of domestic violence crimes can face penalties that include heavy fines and permanent restraining orders. A violation of a domestic violence restraining order can result in an 18 month prison sentence and probation.
I Am Being Accused of Domestic Violence in New Jersey. What Should I Do?
Always discuss your case with a New Jersey defense lawyer. We handle cases across Union County, New Jersey including Plainfield, Scotch Plains, Fanwood, Garwood, and Westfield.
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