Spousal Abuse in Monmouth County
Protecting the Rights & Futures of Victims
Spousal abuse can take many forms, but it always causes a severe disruption in a family, with emotional and physical pain suffered by not only the spouse being abused but by the family as well.
Spousal abuse can include such actions as verbal threats of violence, other types of criminal harassment, physical assault, sexual assault, trespassing, burglary, and kidnapping.
Are you an abused spouse? Protect yourself and your rights. Contact the Monmouth County family law attorneys at the Law Office of Steven P. Monaghan, LLC.
Abused Spouses: Your Rights Under New Jersey Law
New Jersey law allows recourse to an abused spouse through several means, which include:
- Filing a domestic violence complaint and seeking a restraining order
- Filing for divorce
- Pursuing a legal tort claim against the abuser, where the abused spouse sues the abuser for money damages
- Filing criminal charges, which is independent from any legal action your attorney would take for you
As an abused spouse, there are many avenues available to you under New Jersey law. To know which is the best one, consult our team today.
Protecting Victims of Spousal Abuse for More Than 60 Years
For more than 60 combined years, the Monmouth County family lawyers at the Law Office of Steven P. Monaghan, LLC have been securing the legal rights of abused spouses and their families and protecting them from further abuse.
We are experienced and knowledgeable in family law, especially as it applies to spousal abuse; our founder, Steven P. Monaghan, is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a matrimonial law attorney.
Have You Been Accused of Spousal Abuse? Talk to Us.
For those who have been accused of being the abuser, our firm is ready to provide an aggressive and comprehensive defense on your behalf. You may have been placed under a restraining order and are not allowed near your home or to see your family. Child custody may be at issue as well.
Frequently, allegations in domestic violence cases are vengeful and without merit. With our extensive knowledge in this area of the law, our firm can protect your rights and defend you against unwarranted charges.
Concerned About Spousal Abuse in Your Family? Contact Us.
If you are being abused or have been accused of being the abuser, talk to one of the Monmouth County family law attorneys at the Law Office of Steven P. Monaghan, LLC.
Arrange your free consultation with our team today by calling (732) 624-6343!