East Orange Domestic Violence Lawyers
Experienced Criminal Defense Attorneys Represent Clients Accused of Domestic Violence in East Orange, NJ
Anyone facing a charge of domestic violence in East Orange should seek immediate guidance from an experienced East Orange Domestic Violence Lawyer. New Jersey’s domestic violence laws are complex and may bring about harsh consequences. A conviction can have a very serious impact upon many different aspects of your life.
New Jersey Prevention of Domestic Violence Act
In New Jersey, domestic violence offenses are governed by the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act. N.J.S.A. 2C:25-17. This act sets forth what persons and offenses are covered by New Jersey’s domestic violence laws.
The Act includes many different crimes that may be considered a domestic violence offense depending on the circumstances surrounding the offense. Some of these offenses that may be considered domestic violence offenses are homicide, assault, terroristic threats, kidnapping, criminal restraint, sexual assault, lewdness, criminal mischief, burglary, criminal trespass, harassment and stalking.
For one of these crimes to be considered an act of domestic violence, it must be committed against a person who is protected under New Jersey’s domestic violence laws. This typically includes adults that are members of the same household.
Skilled Domestic Violence Attorneys Represent Clients in East Orange, NJ
At Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC, our experienced East Orange domestic violence attorneys regularly represent clients facing domestic violence charges and all other related criminal charges. Our firm handles domestic violence matters in East Orange and throughout Essex County and New Jersey. Casey J. Woodruff, Gary Grabas and Robert C. Rowbotham, II are all former prosecutors. Jon M. Bramnick is a certified civil trial lawyer with over 30 years experience.
To schedule a free consultation with one of our East Orange domestic violence lawyers, call 973.273.0023. We are available 24 hours a day.