Domestic Violence affects men and women of all races, nationalities, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Whether you or a loved one is the victim or the accused, The Law Office of Erin L. Thompson, LLC can help. Domestic violence cases can have devastating impacts on both the plaintiff and the defendant, no matter which side prevails. For issues as important and sensitive as these, you deserve a skilled and compassionate attorney.
The state of New Jersey recognizes the significance of domestic violence cases and has a specific docket number and court to address these issues. Erin L. Thompson has a fifteen-year history of assisting parties in domestic violence matters on both sides of the aisle, and she is dedicated to zealously advocating on your behalf without passing judgment on your personal experiences and circumstances.
Through her extensive experience, Ms. Thompson has represented clients in domestic violence cases all over New Jersey from Ocean County to Sussex County, and everywhere in between. When it comes to your safety and your future, don’t leave your domestic violence case in incapable hands. Get in touch with Attorney Thompson and discover the difference she can make.
At the beginning of her career, Ms. Thompson worked under a grant provided by Northeast New Jersey Legal Services in which she primarily focused her practice on representing victims in Restraining Order Hearings in Passaic County and the surrounding areas. It is important to hire an attorney who is experienced and knowledgeable in the nuances of domestic violence legislation and how judges interpret the law.
No matter what, your truth needs to be heard and justice must be served. If you’ve been accused of domestic violence, you need a strong defense. If you’re the victim of abuse, you need an empathetic, passionate advocate. Attorney Thompson can do both. She accepts cases from those living in Wayne, Paterson, Clifton, West Milford, and throughout the state of New Jersey. Don’t hesitate to call or reach out to Ms. Thompson’s office in Totowa today.
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Domestic violence in Totowa, New Jersey can include physical, emotional, sexual, or psychological abuse by a family or household member, such as a spouse, partner, or ex-partner.
To get a restraining order for domestic violence in Totowa, New Jersey, you must file a complaint with the Superior Court of New Jersey, Family Division. The court will then hold a hearing to determine if a restraining order is necessary to protect you from further harm.
The consequences of a domestic violence conviction in Totowa, New Jersey can include jail time, fines, and a permanent criminal record. Additionally, a domestic violence conviction can impact your ability to obtain employment, housing, and other benefits.
To protect yourself and your children from domestic violence in Totowa, New Jersey, you should contact the police and seek a restraining order if necessary. You should also consider obtaining a safe place to stay, such as a domestic violence shelter, and obtaining legal representation to help you navigate the court process.
Yes, you can divorce your spouse if they have been abusive in Totowa, New Jersey. Domestic violence can be considered grounds for divorce, and you may be able to obtain a restraining order as part of the divorce proceedings.
No, you will not automatically lose custody of your children if you are a victim of domestic violence in Totowa, New Jersey. The court will consider the best interests of the children and any history of domestic violence when making a custody determination. In some cases, a restraining order may be necessary to protect the children and the victim.
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