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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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Do Prenups Actually Hold Up in Court in New Jersey?

If you live in the state of New Jersey and are wondering about how long does a prenup last, or you wonder are prenups upheld in court, you are not alone. People who are considering getting a prenup often also have questions about parenting time, and co-parenting being included in a prenup. There...

June 7, 2022 Read More

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Can a Divorce be Reopened in New Jersey?

There are limited circumstances that will allow someone to reopen a divorce in the state of New Jersey. If you are wondering, can a divorce be reopened, you are not alone. There are many people who ask this question each year as modifications and changes to the divorce determination become logical....

June 3, 2022 Read More

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Summer Parenting Plans in New Jersey

Summer parenting time and a summer custody schedule in the state of New Jersey are common reasons that people seek help from a skilled divorce or family law attorney. The summer schedule for divorced parents can be a source of conflict related to co-parenting and the joint custody summer...

May 26, 2022 Read More

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