Domestic Violence

New Jersey Domestic Violence Attorney

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What is Domestic Violence?

Domestic violence is a type of abuse that is inflicted upon a spouse or partner. It may also involve a child or other relative. Domestic violence may include physical abuse, sexual abuse or emotional abuse. It is hard to know exactly how many people are affected by domestic violence because so many cases go unreported. However, it is estimated that someone is a victim of domestic violence every 20 seconds.

Additionally, 1 in 3 in women and 1 in 4 men will suffer violence at the hands of a romantic partner in their lifetime.

Michele Finizio Represents Domestic Violence Victims

People who have been a victim of domestic violence are in need of a New Jersey domestic violence attorney. People typically get a court date after they are granted a restraining order. There are two things that have to be proven. One has to prove that they were granted a restraining order. They also have to prove that they are in need of continuing protection.

Victims Should Have Attorneys Because the Accused Have Attorneys

Most people who are accused of domestic violence will have an attorney. The lawyer will deny the domestic violence allegations if the proper procedures are not followed. That is why it is important for domestic violence victims to have legal representation. The court may try to sympathize with what you are going through. However, this will not help you if you are not able to properly present the case.

How Michele Finizio can Help

Regardless of whether you want to drop the order or get full protection under the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act, your attorney can help you. We look forward to serving people. We want domestic violence victims to be safe and protected. We will do everything that we can to help you through this difficult process.

Contact the Law Office of Michele Finizio Esq. if you or someone you love fall victim to domestic violence, they are here for you every step of the way. Schedule a free consultation today.