Category: Domestic Violence

A Resource for Victims of Domestic Violence

A Resource for Victims of Domestic Violence

Do you feel unsafe in your own home and do not know where to turn? JBWS legal advocates are available to support people in need of legal protection from domestic violence.  Our legal advocates are available to meet with clients at the Superior Courthouse in Morristown or at the Morris Family Justice Center (MFJC) in […]

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How to Stay Safe During a Domestic Violence Case

How to Stay Safe During a Domestic Violence Case

When you have been the victim of domestic violence, you may be concerned about how your spouse or partner will react to your attempt to terminate the relationship. By its nature, this is a very emotional process, so it’s important to protect yourself as you try to get free. Determine if You Need a Protective […]

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The Necessity of Restraining Orders

The Necessity of Restraining Orders

Has your spouse or significant other been violent with you or your children? If your answer is yes, you need to contract an attorney or legal services immediately to apply for a Restraining Order. Restraining Orders restrict a person from contacting or coming within a certain distance of another person for a specific amount of […]

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Domestic Violence and Divorce

Domestic Violence and Divorce

Divorce is never an easy thing to go through, but it is made worse when you have to worry about domestic violence. If your spouse tends to get violent with you or you are afraid that he or she will become violent now that you are seeking a divorce, you are probably wondering how you […]

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Restraining Orders

Restraining Orders

A Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) can be obtained through the Court. A victim of domestic violence can obtain a TRO by going to the courthouse during the Court’s daytime hours and appearing before a judge. Another way to obtain a TRO is through the police. If police are contacted regarding a domestic violence matter, the […]

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