New Jersey Domestic Violence Attorneys
If you are facing a domestic violence charge or your spouse is abusing you and your children, then you need an attorney who is experienced in issues of domestic violence and dedicated to fighting for their clients. At the Law Offices of Jef Henninger, Esq., we take your case very seriously, since a lot is at stake. Risking your life with sub-par legal representation is unnecessary and can lead to complications in other divorce and family law matters. Our lawyers work with both criminal defense and family law cases that can help you resolve both cases and keep the overall cost down!
Give us a call if you are facing charges or need assistance with any of the following matters:
Restraining Order Trials
Motions to Vacate / Dismiss a Final Restraining Order
Restraining Order Appeals
Domestic Violence Criminal Charges
Violations of Restraining Order (Contempt Charges)
Expungements of Domestic Violence Convictions
Domestic violence can be a physical, emotional or psychological abuse. There are domestic violence laws in New Jersey to help protect you. Develop a strategy with our attorneys and take the steps to return back to a life of safety and normalcy.
Call us anytime 855-953-3529
Free initial consultation. All major credit cards accepted.
New Jersey Harassment Defense Lawyer (2C:33-4)
In NJ Harassment is a serious criminal charge. We all know that relationship arguments can escalate to the point that a harassment complaint might possibly occur. Just threatening to hurt another person, making noise or annoying another person may be considered a crime under New Jersey harassment laws. If things do get out of hand and charges are filed, it makes sense to protect your rights as a defendant by hiring an experienced New Jersey Harassment Attorney. The penalties imposed as a result of a harassment conviction can be sever and a criminal conviction is a permanent record.
NJ Restraining Order Defense Attorney (N.J.S.A. 2C:29-9)
If you are served with a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) contact the Law Office of Jef Henninger for a free consultation to explore your options. Having an experienced Attorney working for you before your court date is critical to avoiding a final restraining order. In the state of New Jersey, restraining orders are usually permanent. There are some special circumstances, however, that the court will consider to possibly dismiss a restraining order. The aggressor may petition the court to remove a restraining order but avoiding one if at all possible is your best option.
NJ Criminal Trespassing Defense Lawyer (N.J.S.A. 2C:18-3)
Trespassing in New Jersey is defined as unlawful entry onto a property. If any person enters a premises without permission with the intent to commit an offense, the charge of criminal trespassing may be applied.
NJ False Imprisonment Defense Lawyers (N.J.S.A. 2C:13-3)
False imprisonment is a charge that often occurs in the context of a domestic violence situation. If a person wanted to leave the situation and you forced them to stay, you could be charged with false imprisonment. Charges may lead to a restraining order and significant monetary fines. Anyone facing similar charges should contact the Law Offices of Jef Henninger for a free consultation to explore their options.
NJ Kidnapping / Child Abduction Defense Lawyers (N.J.S.A. 2C:13-1)
The majority of New Jersey kidnapping cases are actually parental child abductions involving the unauthorized taking of a child outside of a custody arrangement. If the child is competent and is not harmed or even agrees with their removal from the home or court arrangement then the charges are generally “child abduction” and not kidnapping.