Bergen County Domestic Violence Attorneys

Domestic Violence Attorneys in Glen Rock, NJ

If you have been wrongly charged with domestic violence or assault and battery in New Jersey, you are most likely facing serious penalties that can jeopardize both you and your family’s future. New Jersey domestic violence lawyer Carl Spector has been practicing criminal law for over 30 years and knows the ins and outs of how domestic violence cases are built. Utilizing his experience, he can help you mitigate the serious domestic violence and assault penalties that come with a conviction in New Jersey. Attorney Carl Spector has developed a unique perspective on domestic violence, as he has handled cases from both the victim and the defendant’s side, which enables him to better predict the opposing party’s strategy. For strong legal representation when you need it most, simply contact The Law Office of Carl Spector today.

Domestic Violence in NJ

Generally, domestic violence disputes occur between spouses, boyfriends and girlfriends, and other significant relationships. Oftentimes, in domestic disputes, someone will call the police during an argument or fight–potentially the person who initiated the fight. In New Jersey, when the police are called to a home on a domestic violence report, they will first try and decipher what is really happening. Law enforcement in New Jersey has implemented a near-zero tolerance policy when it comes to domestic violence, which means that if the police are called to respond to a domestic violence incident, they will almost always make an arrest.

New Jersey’s Prevention of Domestic Violence Act

The state of New Jersey enacted the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act in 1991 to help protect victims of domestic abuse. This act allows victims to seek both civil and criminal relief from their abuser. While criminal relief allows the accuser to press criminal charges against the accused, civil relief allows the accuser to request a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) from the court. A TRO will typically ban the accused from the victim’s home and workplace, and oftentimes impacts child custody. If the court deems a TRO necessary, the restraining order will usually become permanent, which is also known as a Final Restraining Order. Any violations of a restraining order can result in additional criminal charges.

Contact a NJ Domestic Violence Attorney

Attorney Carl Spector knows that domestic violence cases can be devastating. Fortunately, The Law Office of Carl Spector has the experience needed to help provide swift resolutions to these highly emotional disputes. When you seek our help, we will thoroughly review all charges against you, and from there discuss the best legal avenue going forward so we can have those charges mitigated, or, in some cases, completely dropped. Attorney Spector has handled over a thousand criminal cases throughout his 3 decades of practicing law. When your future and your freedom are on the line, don’t settle for anything less than the best possible defense. If you have been accused of domestic violence, do not hesitate to contact New Jersey domestic violence attorney Carl Spector today to arrange a confidential consultation.

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