If you are the victim of one of the 19 criminal offenses that constitute domestic violence under the NJ Prevention of Domestic Violence Act (PDVA), safety for yourself and your children should be your first priority. Recent back-to-back related domestic violence-related killings in Bergen County have left many wondering if the COVID-19 stay-at-home orders created the volatile atmosphere or merely hastened an already deteriorating family situation. The increased levels of anxiety and violence in many homes, seem to be in […]
Divorce, Domestic Violence, and Restraining Order Attorneys helping clients in Little Falls, Wayne, Paterson, and across Passaic County and Northern, NJ. It may not be easy to identify if you or someone you know is experiencing domestic violence or is in an unhealthy and abusive relationship. Violence and abuse are experienced in many different ways, across genders and sexual orientations, and all walks of life. It can be difficult to know what to do. A victim is never to blame for […]
Serving Clients Facing Felony and Misdemeanor Charges in Little Falls, Woodland Park, Wayne, Paterson, and across Union County and Northern NJ Our founding partner, Michael J. Montanari, Esq., with experience in Criminal Law, DWI and Municipal Law, Civil Litigation among other Practice Areas explains the definition of the Conditional Discharge Program and the advantages to be accepted on it. First-time Offender Options For many people that are arrested for the first time, they do not understand the law, or they […]
Domestic violence can be a sensitive and difficult topic to discuss for many individuals in New Jersey. However, for those who may be victims of domestic violence, it can be...
Nowadays people like to share many of their activities and life situations with other people. After all, as social beings, we have an innate need to connect with, share, and relate to other people. Even more so, many seem to have this innate interest in what other people are doing, where they are, who they are with, and what they might be missing out on. It is not surprising that social networks like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Snap chat, among […]