Expanding Domestic Violence Protection in NJ

Expanding Domestic Violence Protection in NJ

Expanding Domestic Violence Protection in NJ A new ruling is likely to expand domestic violence protection in New Jersey, as an appeals court has ruled that a judge who denied a restraining order should have taken into account the divorced husband’s past civil restraint violations. Download Our Free Divorce Guide In the case in question,…

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Pretrial Discovery in New Jersey

Pretrial Discovery in New Jersey

Pretrial Discovery in New Jersey “Discovery” is a procedural device employed by a party to a civil or criminal suit, prior to trial, that requires the adverse party to disclose information that is essential for the preparation of the requesting party’s case and that the adverse party alone knows or possesses. Discovery tends to encourage…

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Understanding Asset Division in Divorce

Understanding Asset Division in Divorce

Understanding Asset Division in Divorce With regard to divorce settlements, New Jersey is an equitable distribution state. Equitable distribution is defined as dividing the marital assets in an equitable (or fair) manner, but not necessarily an equal one. The court will decide the distribution outcome if the parties involved in a divorce are unable to…

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Minimizing Conflict in a Divorce

Minimizing Conflict in a Divorce

Minimizing Conflict in a Divorce Many times in high-conflict divorce cases, the parties have a tendency to feed off of each other’s negative energy. This can, and does usually, result in creating more negative energy. People have a tendency to react strongly when attacked or when their fear or anger receptors are stimulated. The “fight…

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Are You a Victim of Domestic Violence in New Jersey?

Are You a Victim of Domestic Violence in New Jersey?

Are You a Victim of Domestic Violence in New Jersey? In New Jersey, domestic violence means the occurrence of: homicide, assault, terroristic threats, kidnapping, criminal restraint, false imprisonment, sexual assault, criminal sexual contact, lewdness, criminal mischief, burglary, criminal trespass, harassment, and/or stalking; against a person protected under the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act of 1990.…

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