Domestic Violence Articles

Domestic Violence

Category: Domestic Violence

Filing For Divorce After Domestic Violence

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

If you are seeking a divorce because you have been the victim of domestic violence, you have some options that you need to be aware of. Filing for divorce...

What is Attorney-Client Privilege?

Author: Rosanne S. DeTorres

Attorney-client privilege is a concept that generally says that clients have a right to expect that everything they tell their lawyer will be kept in strictest...

How to File an Emergency Restraining Order

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

Our skilled New Jersey family lawyers file emergency protective orders Spouses, children, and other family members have rights if a husband, father, or...

Divorcing an Emotionally Abusive Husband

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

Divorcing an emotionally abusive husband requires a lot of preparation and hard work. You need to admit that your spouse is being abusive. Abuse isn’t just...

Emotional Abuse and Child Custody in New Jersey

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

In New Jersey, the family judge will consider emotional abuse in deciding physical and legal child custody of your child. The New Jersey child custody statute...

Divorcing a Physically Abusive Husband

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

Your rights to divorce after physical abuse Spouses should never have to live in fear of physical harm from their spouse. Any spouse who is being assaulted or...

ORDER OF PROTECTION IN NEW JERSEY

Author: Caitlin DeGuilo Toker

RESTRAINING ORDERS              In New Jersey, there are more than 15 actions, or “predicate acts”, that are grounds for obtaining a...

Emotional Abuse in a Marriage

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

STAYING SAFE IS MOST IMPORTANT AND YOUR TOP PRIORITY   If you are in an emotionally abusive marriage, you are in a vulnerable position due to that...

SEPARATION & DIVORCE AFTER DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Author: Caitlin DeGuilo Toker

During COVID, there has been an exponential increase in the number of domestic violence and divorce cases. We know that partners and spouses who are cooped up...

Restraining Orders and Divorce in New Jersey

Author: Caitlin DeGuilo Toker

It’s not uncommon for one or both parties involved in a divorce proceeding to obtain a restraining order during the divorce process. Restraining orders...

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GIFTS v. CHILD SUPPORT

If you are paying or receiving child support, it is likely that you have questions shared by many people in your situation. Whether you agree to pay or receive child support, or if the court imposes child support to be paid by you or to you for your children, it is essential that you have an...

December 2, 2022 Read More

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What is the best time to file for divorce?

People who are planning to divorce often want to know when is the best time to file for divorce. When people are considering divorce, they have overwhelming concerns and issues that they want to address with their lawyers.  Asset distribution, along with alimony and child support if there are...

November 29, 2022 Read More

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HOW DO YOU SURVIVE DIVORCE DURING THE HOLIDAYS?

Divorce is a difficult process any time of the year, but navigating the divorce process during the holiday season can be extraordinarily difficult. Surviving divorce during the holidays can feel impossible at times. Part of the stress often comes from no longer sharing holiday traditions with...

November 25, 2022 Read More

Divorce: The Answers you Need – Before, During & After

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