Domestic Violence Attorney in Toms River
Strong Legal Defense for Victims of Domestic Abuse
Under the New Jersey Prevention of Domestic Violence Act, individuals are protected from all forms of domestic violence, including physical or emotional abuse and threats of violence. If you believe you have experienced domestic violence from a spouse, former spouse, partner, current or former household member, girlfriend, boyfriend, or the parent of your child or expected child, it’s vital that you reach out to a Toms River domestic violence lawyer who can help.
At Stolfe Zeigler Family Law Group, we are here to provide you with the legal support you need during this difficult time, offering open communication, answers to your questions, and a plan of legal action.
Are you or a loved one dealing with domestic violence? Call us right away at (732) 585-1651 to find out how we can help.
What Acts Are Classified as Domestic Violence?
Any instance of domestic violence, no matter how small or insignificant seeming is never deserved, and it is often never expected. In fact, individuals may have a hard time identifying abuse even when it is happening to them. This is relatively common and at Stolfe Zeigler Family Law Group, we believe that identifying abuse is the first step toward taking legal action.
According to the New Jersey Prevention of Domestic Violence Act, there are a number of situations that qualify for temporary or final restraining order.
These include, but are not limited to:
- Sexual assault
- Terroristic threats
- False imprisonment
If you are a victim of domestic abuse, you do not have to live in fear. Our Toms River domestic violence lawyers are here to help you understand your legal options and. We can help you through the process of filing a restraining order, limiting or entirely preventing the other person involved from contacting you in any way. We can also take actions to request temporary custody orders to protect children from being exposed to further abuse.
Restraining orders, whether temporary or final, can also limit and place restrictions upon the abuser’s parenting time, and may even stipulate that the individual receives various forms of treatment. If you are a victim of domestic violence and are concerned about your own well-being and the safety of your children, contact our firm right away. We are sensitive to the needs of domestic violence victims, as well as those wrongfully accused.
Call us at (732) 585-1651 today to schedule your initial consultation. Our team is here to provide you with the compassionate legal support you need.