Articles Posted in Domestic Violence

On June 15, 2016, Ocean County Superior Court Judge Laurence Jones addressed intentional economic abuse as a form of domestic violence in an unpublished decision.

C.G. v. E.G.

C.G., the plaintiff, petitioned the court to serve her estranged husband, E.G., with a final restraining order.

People from all walks of life—both men and women—can be victims of domestic violence. New Jersey protective orders, commonly known as restraining orders, are court orders designed to protect those victims. The skilled New Jersey lawyers at Aretsky Law Group, P.C., can help victims of domestic violence obtain the protection they need.

NJ Temporary Restraining Orders

The first step one should take if he or she feels like a victim of domestic violence is to file for a temporary restraining order.

Have You Been Falsely Accused of Domestic Violence?Here Are Steps You Can Take!

Domestic violence is a serious crime. It affects families from all walks of life. Of course, victims of domestic abuse must be protected. On the other side of the coin, however, it is also true that there are victims of false accusations of abuse. Like victims of domestic abuse, they, too, must be protected.

What to Do if You Are Unjustly Accused

domestic violenceOn May 25, 2016, Amber Heard filed for divorce from Johnny Depp, her husband of fifteen months. She named “irreconcilable differences” as grounds for divorce. Heard also asked for temporary spousal support, but that request was denied.

A few days after filing, Heard asked for and was granted a temporary restraining order against her estranged husband. Although Depp maintains that the charges are false, Heard stated that she was a victim of physical and verbal domestic abuse.

Issues Involved

elder-300Victims of elder abuse can use the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act to obtain restraining orders against their abusers, a New Jersey judge has ruled in a case of first impression.

Although elder abuse is not a category specified in the Domestic Violence Act, it is clear that public policy allows for victims of such abuse to use the act to their benefit, Ocean County Superior Court Judge Lawrence Jones said in J.C. v. B.S., an unpublished ruling that was issued in September and released Nov. 16. (read full article here)

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