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Your safety and the safety of your children should always be your number one priority. Unfortunately, many people suffer from physical, verbal, and emotional abuse at the hands of their spouse or cohabitating partner. If you or your children have been victims of abuse or you feel that you and your children are unsafe because of threats of violence or abuse, you may obtain a temporary restraining order. If you believe that you are in immediate danger immediately call the police. If you are not in need of immediate police intervention, get to a safe place and call an experienced East Brunswick New Jersey Domestic Violence Attorney in order to file a New Jersey Restraining Order. At Rozin | Golinder Law LLC we are here to protect you and your loved ones. Let us help keep you safe.
Don’t wait to take action! Contact our firm at (732) 810-0034 and set up a free consultation!
According to the New Jersey Prevention of Domestic Violence Act, domestic abuse can be committed against a current or a former spouse, someone you used to date or are currently dating, the parent of your child, or a member of your household (past and present). If you are a victim of domestic violence, you have the opportunity to obtain a restraining order. Our Middlesex County divorce attorneys can also help you out of your abusive marriage and help you pursue a safe child custody arrangement.
From the hours of 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM you may file for a restraining order in the Superior Court in the County in which you live. Outside of these hours you can file through your police department as a Judge will be on-call no matter the time to determine whether to grant your request. If a Judge determines a restraining order is warranted, they will issue the same and the other party will then be served by the police. The restraining order will stay in place until the parties appear in Court to determine whether an act of domestic violence occurred or whether a Final Restraining Order should be issued. Under both a temporary and a final restraining order, the abuser will be barred from having access to the victim. In addition, the Judge will determine custody and may order the abuser pay support in the case the parties are married or live together. The Judge may also order that the abuser attend treatment for anger management.
If someone has filed a restraining order against you and you must appear in court, it is imperative that you consult with an experienced New Jersey Domestic Violence Attorney. Oftentimes a determination by the Judge will be based on which side sounds more credible. Without experienced representation your life may be affected long term as a final restraining order appears on background checks. Do not delay and seek help to defend against false accusations that may have been made against you.
Our East Brunswick domestic violence attorneys can provide you with personalized attention focused on maintaining the safety of you and your family. We have helped our clients through very tough times and we can help you as well. It’s our goal to treat our clients like they are our own friends or family so they are fully aware that we care and want to pursue the best situation for them.
If you are a victim of domestic violence, don’t hesitate to call our Middlesex County firm at (732) 810-0034!