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Domestic Violence Attorney in Monmouth County
In New Jersey, domestic violence involves physical abuse, the threat of physical harm, alarming and harassing statements and or many acts that victims are often not aware are covered under the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act. While women are in the majority for those who are abused, both men and women can find themselves victims of it. It is more common to think of domestic violence as shoving or hitting, but it can include restraining a person, as well as inflicting emotional or sexual abuse. It will often be a pattern of behavior rather than one isolated instance, and a victim may be subjected to it for any length of time.
If you have been the victim of domestic violence then you may be considering a divorce. It is imperative that you hire a family law attorney who knows the laws involving domestic violence and if applicable, how this may impact your divorce.
Involving the Court
Domestic violence is a serious issue. It will have many implications in your divorce, including issues of child custody. Whether the abuse happened to your children, you, or both it is still something that the judge should be informed about. In addition, if there is a Temporary Restraining Order entered against you, in New Jersey, it can have life long effects which is why a skilled and experienced litigator is needed to defend your rights.
If you are considering divorce, have a Temporary Restraining Order, or have a restraining order entered against you then do not hesitate to speak with an attorney from Amdur, Maggs & Dugan. Our firm will be able to discuss your options with you. Your future is vitally important and our firm will fight to see that you achieve your goals and desires in your case.
How Can a Monmouth County Divorce Lawyer Help You?
Amdur, Maggs & Dugan is a skilled and experienced divorce and family law firm, and we have successfully handled numerous cases in the past with many satisfied clients. If you choose to work with our legal team, you can be sure that you will be represented by a skilled law firm who will fight for your rights, goals and desires.
If you are seeking dissolution of your marriage then there are many issues that will arise and must be addressed, our firm will be able to help you through this process. Contact us today!