Unexpected Consequences of a Domestic Violence Arrest
Posted by Scott Gorman - March 31, 2022
In New Jersey, a domestic violence arrest can lead to fines and jail time. But, these are far from the only consequences you can face when accused of domestic violence in the Garden State. An arrest can impact your life … Continued
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What To Do if You’ve Been Accused of Domestic Violence in Morristown, NJ
Posted by Scott Gorman - January 31, 2022
Facing domestic violence allegations is serious. It can have immediate consequences (if your accuser obtains a temporary restraining order, the police can remove you from your house and arrest you); and, if you get convicted, you can face fines, jail … Continued
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What Happens if You Violate a Domestic Violence Restraining Order in NJ?
Posted by Scott Gorman - July 16, 2021
When someone accuses you of domestic violence, you will typically have a restraining order entered against you. The New Jersey police and family law courts take all allegations of domestic violence very seriously, and you can have a temporary restraining … Continued
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Should You Testify in Your Essex County Domestic Violence Case?
Posted by Scott Gorman - October 16, 2020
If you have been arrested on domestic violence charges in Essex County, you face swift and severe consequences. You need to defend yourself by all means available, and you need to be extremely careful to avoid mistakes that could make … Continued
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7 Defenses to Domestic Violence Charges in New Jersey
Posted by Scott Gorman - August 17, 2020
Domestic violence is a serious allegation, and an arrest can trigger a series of severe and unfavorable consequences. In order to avoid these consequences and mitigate your risk of facing a conviction at trial, you need to defend yourself by … Continued
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Been Accused of Domestic Violence During the COVID-19 Crisis?
Posted by Scott Gorman - June 16, 2020
If you have been accused of domestic violence during the COVID-19 crisis, you are not alone. According to The Economist, while overall crime rates have fallen by as much as 25 percent in major cities during the crisis, reports of … Continued
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Is the COVID-19 Crisis Impacting NJ Domestic Violence Prosecutions?
Posted by Scott Gorman - May 29, 2020
At this point, just about everything has been impacted by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in one way or another. Many businesses are closed or operating at limited capacity, many students are starting the fall semester at home, and the … Continued
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Domestic Violence: What Do We Do When the Victim is a Man?
Posted by Scott Gorman - May 10, 2019
Recently, a story broke about a New Jersey councilwoman who is being accused of beating her husband over the head with a broomstick and a cookbook. The councilwoman also allegedly bit her husband’s arm. The story was not just carried … Continued
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NJ Attorney Targeted in Child Exploitation Crackdown
Posted by Scott Gorman - October 23, 2017
Being a lawyer does not necessarily protect you from criminal activities, especially in the wake of the state’s renewed focus on child exploitation and child pornography trafficking. A New Jersey attorney was recently arrested for charges of trafficking in child … Continued
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Megan’s Law Offenses and Out-of-State Offenders
Posted by Scott Gorman - September 30, 2017
If you have been convicted of a sex offense and have to register under Megan’s Law in New Jersey, the rules for applying for release are extremely strict. If you were originally charged and convicted in New Jersey and you’ve … Continued
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