Madison NJ Domestic Violence Lawyer
Criminal Attorneys Help Clients Contest Domestic Violence Charges in Madison, New Jersey
The Borough of Madison, New Jersey is a quiet residential community. Despite Madison’s tranquility, the Madison Police Department must sometimes investigate domestic violence cases in the area.
Domestic Violence Offenses & Charges in Madison, NJ
In New Jersey, domestic violence offenses are taken seriously. Domestic violence cases are governed by the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act. Under the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act, the following persons are protected:
- Any person 18 years of age or older
- Emancipated minor who has been subjected to domestic violence by a spouse
- Former spouse
- Any other member of the household
- 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.
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:
N.J.S.A. § 2C:12-1
N.J.S.A. § 2C: 13-2
N.J.S.A. § 2C: 13-1
N.J.S.A. § 2C: 18-2
N.J.S.A. § 2C: 17-3
N.J.S.A. § 2C: 12-10
N.J.S.A. § 2C: 18-3
N.J.S.A. § 2C:33-4
N.J.S.A. §2C: 11-1
Domestic Violence & Restraining Orders in Madison, New Jersey
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. Restraining orders can have a detrimental effect of your life. For example, a restraining order may prevent you from seeing your children, restrict your ability to travel, and/or prohibit you from possessing any handguns.
The law firm of Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC handles domestic violence cases in Madison and throughout New Jersey. The firm’s criminal defense attorneys have many years of experience representing clients in domestic violence matters. Jon Bramnick is a Certified Civil Trial Lawyer with over 30 years of trial experience. Casey Woodruff, Gary Grabas and Robert Rowbotham are all former prosecutors.
Free Consultations Available – Madison Domestic Violence Attorney
If you have been accused of domestic violence, our criminal defense attorneys may be able to assist you. Call to schedule your free initial consultation at 908.322.7000. We can be reached 24 hours a day.