Domestic violence allegations can upend your life, especially when coupled with a divorce or the risk of losing your relationship with your children.
Domestic Violence and Abuse
Not every woman involved with a narcissist will suffer from narcissistic abuse syndrome. Those who are in long-term marriages or relationships are more apt to suffer the repercussions of the narcissist’s attempts at controlling, gaslighting and manipulation.
Temporary custody and support orders generally stay in place until a divorce is finalized unless requests for modifications are made. The temporary orders may be made final in the divorce settlement, or new terms agreed to as part of the divorce process. Bari Zell Weinberger is the owner and managing partner of Weinberger Law Group […]
It’s a staggering statistic that financial abuse is present in 98 per cent of abusive relationships. Financial abuse can range from someone who is overly controlling with how money is spent at the grocery store, to an abuser who demands the victim’s paycheck or does not allow access to joint bank accounts. If you don’t […]
This is probably the number one reason why victims even stay with their abuser, because they’re scared about where they will go, where they’ll live, and how they’ll support themselves. Filing for temporary spousal support as part of the TRO or as a separate motion can provide money for rent, food, and other necessaries, and […]
Sometimes people think that child support is something that is only part of a divorce. However, like seeking temporary child custody, victims in a domestic violence matter have the ability to request temporary child support as part of the TRO. You can also file a separate motion for child support should you, and the abusive […]
There is a second way protect your safety and the safety of your kids. Depending on the family situation, the TRO can include a temporary visitation or parenting schedule to see the children with designated locations for pick-up and drop-offs. However, you can request a temporary order of sole custody, and even a risk assessment […]
The primary way the law offers protection to victims of domestic violence is through a temporary restraining order (TRO). The objective of a TRO is to eliminate contact between the victim and the abuser. Depending on the party’s situation, the restraining order can include provisions similar to an order requiring the person who committed the […]
Domestic violence is an umbrella term used to describe abusive acts of physical violence, verbal and/or physical aggression, as well as other controlling behaviors directed toward a current, or former intimate partner, as well as an adult household member. In New Jersey, domestic violence is defined to include any of 15 different criminal offences, including […]
Looking at statistics for domestic violence, we can clearly see how spousal or partner abuse is something that affects people from all races, religions, and walks of life. One in four women, one in five men, and one in three partners in LGBTQ relationships will become victims of domestic abuse at some point over their […]