Domestic violence comes in many forms such as verbal, emotional and physical abuse, harassment, stalking and terroristic threats. If you are the victim of domestic violence, it is important that you seek legal representation to prevent future domestic violence. If you have been falsely accused of domestic violence, it is equally important to contact an experienced domestic violence lawyer in order to protect your reputation and rights. Domestic violence is very serious and should not be taken lightly. If you are a victim of domestic violence, or have been falsely accused of an act of domestic violence, you must act quickly.
It is important to understand the specific nature of a domestic violence situation so that a victim or the accused can act quickly and appropriately.
The New Jersey Prevention of Domestic Violence Act of 1991 was created in response to the overwhelming number of domestic violence complaints that were reported in New Jersey. The Act not only protects victims of domestic violence, but also trains and protects law enforcement officials who respond to potentially violent, or emotionally charged domestic violence situations.
Not all individuals who are accused of domestic violence are actually guilty. When a person in falsely accused of domestic violence, the consequences can be devastating to their family, their career and their finances. If you have been falsely accused of domestic violence, it is in your best interest to contact a Monmouth County domestic violence lawyer at your earliest convenience.
Fox & Melofchik has over 80 years of combined experience. We understand that some situations are challenging and respond promptly to our clients’ immediate needs. We are sensitive to the needs of both the domestic violence victim and those who are accused of domestic violence acts. Whether we represent the victims or the person defending the accusation, Monmouth County domestic violence lawyers at Fox & Melofchik will work diligently to represent you throughout the entire process.
Our law offices are conveniently located in Ocean Township, New Jersey allowing us to serve clients in Monmouth County, Middlesex County, and Ocean County, as well as the towns of Colts Neck, Marlboro, Rumson, Little Silver, Monmouth Beach, Manalapan, Deal, Holmdel, Spring Lake, and Ocean Grove. Call our offices at (732) 493-9400 to set up a free consultation or contact us online.