Camden NJ Domestic Violence Defense Attorneys
Domestic violence can be a complicated road to go down in Camden County. You can be the subject of a criminal charge for assault or some other form of domestic violence and also face a restraining order. This obviously is a process that can be extremely disruptive to your entire life. To make matters even worse, the law often takes an arrest now, and ask questions later approach when it comes to this issue. The result is a situation where a husband, wife, boyfriend or girlfriend can be hauled from their residence and family and precluded from returning or even communicating with their children. All firearms must also be seized as a preventative measure under New Jersey Law. Then there is the criminal charge that forms the basis for a restraining order which carries significant penalties on its own, even the possibility of a state prison term if the offense is an indictable criminal charges. Consequences as severe as these require representation by a skilled defense attorney.
Our firm, Marshall, Bonus, Proetta & Oliver, defends clients accused of domestic violence towards past or present partners, spouses, family members, household members or other individuals with whom you’ve had a close relationship. We are former prosecutors and knowledgeable lawyers with over a century of experience defending criminal offenses, as well as restraining orders, filed in Camden County. Whether you were charged in Cherry Hill, Haddonfield, Voorhees, Gloucester Township, Pennsauken or another municipality, we have the qualifications you need for success. To speak to a lawyer on our eight member defense team anytime 24/7, call our Cherry Hill Office at 856-662-8300.
Domestic Violence Charges in Camden County, New Jersey
The New Jersey Prevention of Domestic Violence Act governs this area of law in Camden. Law officers responding to domestic violence situations must follow a set of guidelines, which may result in your removal from the home based on no more than a verbal accusation. In addition to restricting you from returning to your home or having any contact with the alleged victim, the judge may order you to pay a monetary fee, attend counseling or other psychiatric treatment and prohibit you from possessing a weapon.
The following legal areas and behaviors are subcategories of domestic violence when they involve individuals who are or have been intimately involved with one another, family members, spouses, two parties who have parented a child, and other similar relationships.
- Simple Assault or Aggravated Assault
- Criminal Restraint
- Terroristic Threats
- Criminal Sexual Contact
- Spousal Abuse
- Criminal Mischief
- Willful Nonsupport
- Interfering With Custody
- Final Restraining Order Hearings (FRO)
- Restraining Order Violations
Domestic Violence Lawyers in Camden County NJ
At Marshall, Bonus, Proetta & Oliver, our seasoned attorneys effectively defend against criminal domestic violence charges and restraining orders in Camden and throughout the state. We have more than a century of criminal law experience between all the members of our skilled defense team representing those arrested in Gloucester City, Haddon Township, Berlin, Bellmawr, Collingswood or another town. Our qualified lawyers will analyze the facts and circumstances of your case, explain your available options and put together a vigorous defense to help you achieve a result you and your family can live with. Whether someone has filed a restraining order against you or you have been charged with a domestic violence crime, it is in your best interests to retain the services of a defense attorney knowledgeable in domestic violence charges as quickly as possible. If you have been accused of domestic violence in Camden, we encourage you to contact our Camden County Defense Firm to discuss your charges. We offer a free initial consultation to allow you to explore your options. Call (856) 662-8300 today.