Family Law FAQ

//Family Law FAQ

What is Domestic Violence in New Jersey?

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If you want to press charges for domestic violence, it's crucial to enlist the help of an experienced domestic violence lawyer. Our domestic violence lawyer doesn't let abusers slip through the cracks.  Case Study It's [...]

What is Domestic Violence in New Jersey?2016-11-11T21:38:48+00:00

Who will be my lawyer?

2016-11-11T21:17:34+00:00

In many law firms, the person you initially meet may not be an attorney and may not be the person handling your case.  When you hire Andres Mejer & Associates, you get Andres Y. Mejer [...]

Who will be my lawyer?2016-11-11T21:17:34+00:00

What are the Consequences for Domestic Violence in NJ?

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Domestic violence s a title given to a crime against a partner in a relationship.  The punishment for this crime depends on the base crime committed.  For example, a domestic violence case involving assault would [...]

What are the Consequences for Domestic Violence in NJ?2016-11-11T21:15:26+00:00

What are some signs of Domestic Violence?

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There are many signs of domestic violence, both physical and emotional.  The signs of physical violence are easier to recognize of course, in that your partner places their hands on you in a violent of [...]

What are some signs of Domestic Violence?2016-11-11T21:15:22+00:00

Where can I find help for Domestic Violence?

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There are a number of resources available to help with situations involving domestic violence. The first and most obvious is to call 911. If you are in danger or feel threatened you should call the [...]

Where can I find help for Domestic Violence?2016-11-11T21:15:19+00:00

If I report my partner for domestic violence will he be arrested?

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Not in all circumstances, as arrest is only necessary when there is an accompanying criminal charge.  Should you choose to file a criminal charge of assault for example, if the responding officer finds evidence to [...]

If I report my partner for domestic violence will he be arrested?2016-11-11T21:15:16+00:00

If I file a domestic violence complaint do I go to court?

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Depending on the situation, you will be asked to testify, but the choice is yours.  If you don't testify, the abuser may be found not guilty (in a criminal matter) or the Temporary Restraining Order [...]

If I file a domestic violence complaint do I go to court?2016-11-11T21:15:13+00:00

What if I have to appear in court and I do not speak English

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The court has ample resources when it comes to handling different languages, and will commonly be able to provide an interpreter.  Simply contact the court before your scheduled appearance and inform them that you need [...]

What if I have to appear in court and I do not speak English2016-11-11T21:15:10+00:00

Do I have to go to court to fight a restraining order?

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In order to have a restraining order finalized, the victim must attend a court hearing. This is not a choice, and it is mandatory for him or her to attend.  If the victim has a [...]

Do I have to go to court to fight a restraining order?2016-11-11T21:15:06+00:00

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