Domestic Violence and COVID-19
Over the summer, the New York Times stated that cases of child abuse dropped by more than 50 percent during the pandemic. Sadly, that number is not a good sign. With students learning remotely from their homes, teachers are not having direct contact with many children and therefore cannot report indications of abuse. Relatedly, domestic violence reports have increased in New Jersey during recent months. The fact that family members...
Domestic Violence and B.L.F. v. T.G.C.
Domestic violence, unfortunately, impacts millions of people every day.  In the United States, one in three women and one in four men have experienced domestic violence.  Although most people think of domestic violence in terms of physical violence, it can also include emotional abuse or financial abuse.  There are several options for help for victims of domestic violence.  One option is filing for a temporary restraining order or TRO.  As...
The Role of Domestic Violence in Divorce
There are a multitude of reasons why people decide to divorce. Adultery, financial infidelity, or just growing apart over the years are just a few of these reasons. Unfortunately, one common reason is domestic violence. Millions of Americans are victims of domestic violence. Domestic violence includes not only physical abuse, but also emotional abuse, financial abuse, stalking, and threats of violence. Domestic violence can have a significant role in divorce....
Temporary vs. Final Domestic Violence Restraining Orders in New Jersey
Domestic violence victims often stay in dangerous situations because they feel there is no way to protect themselves from their abuser. But, this is not the case. There are two types of domestic violence restraining orders in New Jersey that are designed to keep victims safe. Here’s what you should know about temporary vs. final domestic violence restraining orders: Temporary Restraining Orders Victims can request a temporary restraining order either...
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