Family and Domestic Violence

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Our Family Law Unit provides legal representation and advice for issues affecting family and relationships. We help survivors of domestic violence and survivors of sexual assault obtain restraining orders and other relief to keep them and their families safe and secure from violence.​

 

Family issues we can help with include  ​​

  • Custody

  • Child support

  • Spousal support / alimony

  • Parenting time / visitation

  • Uncontested divorce​​

For survivors of domestic violence, we can help with

  • Final Restraining Order (DV) or Final Protection Order (SA)

  • Ancillary relief such as custody, support, and possession of a residence

  • Other civil legal matters that result from victimization, such as housing, immigration, and federal tax issues

  • Referral to partner agencies for counseling and safety planning

  • Assistance with New Jersey Victims of Crime Compensation claims

  • Presentations to organizations seeking information regarding domestic violence and sexual assault

We also offer two pro se clinic for clients to learn how to represent themselves in the following family-related matters:

  • Name Change/Gender Affirming Applications (current waitlist)

  • Uncontested Divorces

Download a shareable PDF of our Domestic Violence flyer.
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