New Jersey Domestic Violence Lawyers
Spousal or Child Abuse Charges Have a Sweeping Effect
Any family that has dealt with domestic violence issues is in a fragile state. Courts always consider a criminal record when determining custody and visitation arrangements, and the accused parent’s rights to his or her children may be in jeopardy. When you need a lawyer with experience handling family law cases involving domestic violence in New Jersey, the New Jersey domestic violence lawyers at Schultz & Associates, LLC are able to help.
We Stand By You
Police officers are required to write reports when called to a scene of a domestic dispute and may even make an arrest.
Criminal charges may also be filed, depending on a number of factors:
- The severity of the incident
- Prior convictions
- Whether the person is on probation or parole when accused
- Any mitigating or aggravating circumstances
A wide range of behaviors can elicit domestic violence charges:
- Verbal threats of physical abuse
- Physical abuse of a spouse, child, elder or domestic partner
- Criminal restraint
- Unlawful imprisonment
- Sexual assault
- Breaking and entering
- Criminal trespassing
- Violation of a restraining order
- Intentional child endangerment
Committed To The Family’s Best Interests
Our New Jersey domestic violence lawyers help victims obtain orders of protection against their abusive partners regardless of whether a divorce is anticipated or not. Obtaining a restraining order or order of protection should not be taken lightly. If you are unsure whether you need or meet the legal requirements to obtain a restraining order or order of protection, please contact our New Jersey domestic violence lawyers and we can give you the appropriate legal advice. It is crucial for you to know that if you feel your life, safety, or well-being is in immediate danger, you should always first dial 911.
Representing Those Accused
Our New Jersey domestic violence lawyers also vigorously represent clients who need to defend against a restraining order or order of protection. A mistake, misunderstanding, or spitefully motivated relationship should not strip you of your rights, especially not of your rights as a parent. If you have been accused, please contact our New Jersey domestic violence lawyers immediately to ensure a proper defense.
No matter what side of the case you are on, our New Jersey domestic violence lawyers are not judgmental. Our New Jersey domestic violence lawyers are here to advocate on your behalf to accomplish your end result. At Schultz & Associates, LLC, our New Jersey domestic violence lawyers communicate with you effectively and efficiently during all aspects of your case. You will never be or feel left to handle the situation alone.
Let Our New Jersey Domestic Violence Lawyers Represent You
Call our experienced New Jersey domestic violence lawyers representing clients in both New Jersey and New York at Schultz & Associates, LLC to find out how our New Jersey domestic violence lawyers can help you.