Teaneck, NJ asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Family Law for New Jersey

Q: What do I do if it's my second time being falsely accused of domestic violence and I feel like I was discriminated

This time when I went to pick my child's from his house he dragged me out slashed my tires broke my phone in front of the kids

4 Lawyer Answers
James A. Abate
James A. Abate
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Somerville, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: The same thing you do with any criminal allegation. Keep your mouth shut and hire a good lawyer.

Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer
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  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Clifton, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: You really need to retain an experienced matrimonial attorney to obtain a Final Domestic Violence Restraining Order against him and contact the municipal prosecutor to file criminal charges against him. During this pandemic, you have a choice of either seeing your attorney in person or by way of a secure state of the art Zoom Video Conference. So you don’t have to be restricted by geography anymore in terms of choosing an attorney. You can “Meet” your attorney online for an initial strategy session from the comfort of your own home. Through mail, e-mail and electronic filing almost everything can be done without leaving your home, for most types of cases. Pick the best attorney you can find and remember one rule: a good attorney is generally never cheap, and a cheap attorney is generally never good so don't choose based on price.

Richard Diamond
Richard Diamond
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  • Millburn, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: I am not understanding your question since you start off saying that you have been falsely accused of domestic violence and in the 2nd part, you say that he dragged you out of his house, he then slashed your tired and he broke your phone and all of this behavior occurred in front of the children. Based on what you say occurred, I presume that you immediately called the police and filed a domestic violence complaint against him? I would also imagine that the police would have seen the damage to your tires and the injuries from being dragged from his home. If he engaged in the behavior described, then I am sure the police would assist you in getting a temporary restraining order against him.

Bari Weinberger
Bari Weinberger
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  • Parsippany, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: Thank you for your question. You need to contact your local police department to make a report of each and every incidence. Unfortunately, without understanding what you mean by discriminated I cannot offer any advice on that issue.

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