Domestic Violence Lawyer in Watchung, NJ
Watchung Domestic Violence Attorneys Represent Clients at Restraining Order Hearings
In New Jersey all domestic violence cases are prosecuted in an aggressive manner, making it very important that the accused obtain capable legal representation. Even if the other party in the alleged abuse decides not to file charges against you, the State of New Jersey may choose to do so.
Domestic violence offenses arising out of Watchung may be handled in Somerset County Superior Court or Watchung Municipal Court. Many acts of domestic violence are considered disorderly persons or petty disorderly persons offenses, which are generally handled in municipal court. These types of offenses will most likely be charged under a summons. A summons is a document ordering an individual to appear in court. A summons may be issued for disorderly person, petty disorderly person, and municipal ordinance violations. More serious domestic violence offenses are handled in the Somerset County Superior Court.
Watchung Domestic Violence Charges: Harassment, Stalking & Assault
Domestic violence covers many actions including: harassment, stalking, assault, and false imprisonment. These along with many other acts are protected under the New Jersey Prevention of Violence Act. If you have been charged with a domestic violence offense, the domestic violence attorneys at the law firm of Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC may be able to assist you.
Our criminal defense attorneys have many years of experience handling domestic violence cases and other criminal matters arising out of Watchung. Casey Woodruff, Gary Grabas and Robert Rowbotham are all former Prosecutors. Jon Bramnick is a Certified Civil Trial Lawyer with over 30 years of experience.
Free Consultations Available – Watchung Domestic Violence Attorney
If you would like to schedule a free initial consultation to discuss a domestic violence offense with one of our domestic violence lawyers, you can call us at (908) 322-7000. We are available 24 hours a day.