NJ Domestic Violence Defense Attorney
With offices in Hackensack, New Jersey
Domestic Violence in New Jersey can refer to a number of charges. If you’ve been charged with a NJ domestic violence related crime, please do some research on what penalties you’re facing, and learn how we can beat those specific charges. You can also read through our Top 5 Ways To Beat A Criminal Charge series for some strategies that we can use to beat any criminal charge in New Jersey.
Often, a domestic violence incident can lead to criminal charges and a temporary restraining order (TRO). It is important to understand the difference and what consequences you are facing on each. Luckily, we can handle both the criminal charges and the domestic violence restraining order for you and we have done so for thousands of clients over the years. You could be facing jail time, probation, fines, forfeiture of your weapons, and this could effect your professional license and ability to travel in and out of the United States. You also could have a permanent criminal charge on your record. For more information, contact our offices anytime for a free initial consultation at 201-556-1570.
Here are some of the domestic violence criminal charges our NJ domestic violence lawyers handle:
Homicide N.J.S.A. 2C:11-1
Assault N.J.S.A. 2C:12-1
Terroristic threats N.J.S.A. 2C:12-3
Kidnapping N.J.S.A. 2C:13-1
Criminal restraint N.J.S.A. 2C:13-2
False imprisonment N.J.S.A. 2C:13-3
Sexual assault N.J.S.A. 2C:14-2
Criminal sexual contact. N.J.S.A. 2C:14-3
Lewdness N.J.S.A. 2C:14-4
Criminal mischief. N.J.S.A. 2C:17-3
Burglary N.J.S.A. 2C:18-2
Criminal trespass N.J.S.A. 2C:18-3
Harassment N.J.S.A. 2C:33-4
Stalking N.J.S.A. 2C:12-10
In addition to the above criminal charges, you may be facing a temporary or final restraining order. That is an entirely separate matter that has to be handled in a different court with an entirely different standard of proof. As a result, it is imperative that you contact an attorney who understands both the criminal charges and the restraining order matter to develop the best possible defense to both cases.