I am severely disabled, I am 5’3”, 90 lbs, broke my spine on their porch, I am getting attacked by 3 grown muscle men and I am scared, frightened. And all the other lies have no basis nor was I allowed to give my side of the events. They basically have it so i can only breathe in here. Please help
answered on Mar 29, 2023
It appears from reading your question that seeking advice from an attorney that pracrices criminal law would be more appropriate. It does not seem to be a matter that mainly involves a tenancy problem.
I don't know the DV laws very well. I am aware of restraining orders and possible monetary reparations. Is there anything else I can do?
answered on Mar 24, 2023
Domestic Violence restraining orders are life altering. Having a Final Restraining Order entered against you prevents you from being able to have a normal life. If you are seeking to have a restraining order entered against you or have to defending against one then you need to retain the best... Read more »
There have been multiple incidents of physical, emotional, & financial abuse over the past few years. My divorce lawyer is already filing a Tevis claim. Unfortunately, husband has a knack for making the police believe it was my fault. I've been arrested 3 times and spent 2 days, 18 hours... Read more »
answered on Mar 24, 2023
Since you are represented by counsel, you need to direct all your questions to your attorney. It is not appropriate for any of us to answer when you are represented by counsel. Good luck.
My husband is the defendant and now I've been told, I would be a witness in this case. Will the prosecutor's office contact me to go over my testimony or should I contact them?
answered on Mar 24, 2023
Generally the prosecutor will contact you, but lots of time they don't contact you until the day of court. They don't really go over you testimony with you, but do ask some questions if they are interested in pursing the case. For that you may want your own private lawyer.
My husband and I have cross-TROs against each other for an incident that occurred on Feb. 17. We now have cross-simple assault charges as well. I have a lawyer for the TRO and simple assault charge where I'm the defendant. Should I secure counsel for the simple assault case where I am the... Read more »
answered on Mar 24, 2023
On the simple assault case that is a criminal matter against your husband, you are not the plaintiff. Criminal matters are between the State and defendants, so the matter should be entitled: The State of New Jersey v. Your Husband. Those matters are prosecuted by state prosecutors. You will be a... Read more »
He convinced me to sell my house in brooklyn and now the money is gone and I owe the IRS. He makes me feel worthless and blames me for everything, I am severely depressed and have anxiety disorder because of all this. I feel like I can't do anything.
answered on Mar 22, 2023
You really need to retain an experienced matrimonial attorney with extensive domestic violence trial experience to obtain a Final Restraining Order against him. With modern technology, you can be represented by any high-quality attorney in New Jersey irrespective of geography. Pick the best... Read more »
answered on Mar 22, 2023
It's unlikely your homeowner's insurance would cover you for the results of the intentional acts of others, including what you suffered at home. You should contact your health insurance provider to cover expenses related to your injuries and any follow-up treatments and/or ongoing... Read more »
Is this considered coercion? How to vacate civil restraints without plaintiff agreement?
answered on Mar 3, 2023
You cannot easily vacate civil restraints. You would need to retain an experienced matrimonial attorney, with extensive domestic violence trial experienced and that attorney would have to show you meet the critieria of The seminal case setting forth the “good cause” standard in New Jersey is... Read more »
Husband and I got into a dispute that involved pushing. No one was injured and my 12 year old daughter was in the room. Now I have a case open with DCP&P and my husband is not allowed back in my home. Seems like a far reach for a fight that wasn’t that serious. We don’t know what to do but... Read more »
answered on Jan 28, 2023
The answer really depends on the situation. Generally, I recommend a lawyer be retained because these problems can lead to criminal charges being filed especially if you think they are going to seek a removal of the child from the home. However, the best time to hire a lawyer was as soon as DCCP... Read more »
The ex-husband was ordered to pay the mortgage until the house is sold. He hasn't paid the mortgage and got the property into foreclosure. The mortgage is solely in his name. The wife owes half of the equity. Ex-husband owes ex-wife more monies than his equity is. Every time she gets the... Read more »
answered on Jan 25, 2023
There is a court order that required your ex-husband to pay for the mortgage for the marital home until the date of its sale. Ex-husband failed to pay the mortgage and ..... you did not take him back to court immediately to address his noncompliance and ... each time that a buyer has expressed an... Read more »
Can I use findings of her drug use and child neglect in the child services report to discredit her as a witness? She is shown as a person who abuses drugs and lies. She has also had 2 DUI in the last 3 months with my son in the car.
answered on Jan 19, 2023
If its a criminal matter and your estranged wife is being criminally charged, the matter is handled by a muni, county, or state prosecutor. You can tell the prosecutor what information you have, and he can decide whether he can use it.
If you are being criminally prosecuted and she is... Read more »
Do I need an attorney to do civil agreements?
answered on Jan 16, 2023
Yes, you should have a lawyer knowledgeable with domestic violence matters prepare it.
Here are a few "basic" questions that an experienced lawyer handling domestic violence matters should address in the document:
Is it going to be a consent order or consent agreement... Read more »
Once the word divorce came up she waited two weeks and as I'm working on our farm she tells me she is going to file a restraining order on me. That because I raised my voice in an argument she doesn't feel safe. When she filed she talked about a disagreement we had over 2 years ago and... Read more »
answered on Jan 12, 2023
What you really need to do is to retain an experienced matrimonial attorney to fight the Domestic Violence charges in Family Court. But, if there are any criminal charges filed (which are separate from the Family Court Proceeding for a Permanent Restraining Order) then you need a criminal defense... Read more »
answered on Dec 7, 2022
The arrears will go to your heirs if you pass away and have a will or trust. But since you are alive, you really need to retain an experienced matrimonial attorney to go after the $160,000. It needs to be reduced to a Judgment and Docketed in Trenton as a statewide lien. Then an Information... Read more »
It has been 2 years since the case he did not pay his fines or do the anger management that was court ordered and 2 years later nothing has yet to be done to him from the courts
answered on Nov 28, 2022
I don't know why a domestic violence restraining order's requirements are not being enforced by the court/probation department. My suggestion is that you sit down with a family law specialist, with experience handling domestic violence matters to review the terms of the court's... Read more »
Court clerk asked her for a statutes or ordinance ???? What is it please.
answered on Oct 30, 2022
The Clerk cannot expect you to know the statute, talk to a police officer or have one call the Garfield Municipal Court Judge and if it is appropriate ask for the issuance of a TRO, commonly known as a Temporary Domestic Violence Act restraining order. You are going to need a matrimonial attorney... Read more »
In this scenario, the people in question got divorced before the house was purchased, however they lied on their bank application when getting the loan, and said they were still married.
Now the ex wife who has contributed only a portion of the initial downpayment and no mortgage payments... Read more »
answered on Oct 19, 2022
Since you were not married when you purchased the property, you are tenants in common. If the deed does not mention the specific ownership interest of each party, you each have a 50% interest in the property.
he verbal abuses me and belittles me and my prenting just makes my life a living hell.. i dont think i can file for restraining order because he hasnt hit me but he does raise his voice whenever we argue i just feel like my backs against the wall and no one can help me
answered on Oct 17, 2022
There are a lot of things that you can do to better handle the communications with your ex. The best way for you to handle things is to file an application with the court under the FD docket ( for unmarried people with children) for a modification of your custody and parenting time plan. You will... Read more »
answered on Oct 5, 2022
The first question is what has he said to you as to his reason for not leaving? If you and he have been living together for 10 years, has he paid or contributed to the monthly mortgage expense? Has he given you money on a regular basis over that period of time for expenses for the house? Have there... Read more »
answered on Jul 29, 2022
Call the police and file a Temporary Restraining Order, which will put a stop to this, or if he violates it, then it is a criminal offense. Next you need to retain an experienced matrimonial attorney with extensive domestic violence trial experience to represent you. With modern technology, you can... Read more »
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