Cherry Hill Domestic Violence Attorneys
The skilled lawyers at Forkin, McShane, Manos & Rotz, P.A. understand the devastating repercussions domestic violence can have on a victim of domestic violence and his or her family. We also recognize that the domestic violence statute, intended to shield victims from abuse, can also be inappropriately used as a sword. We are committed to helping clients who are victims of domestic violence or those defendants falsely accused of domestic violence to rebuild their lives and independence after enduring a domestic violence dispute. Since the adoption of the prevention of domestic violence statutes, and even before under the common law, our experienced domestic violence attorneys in Cherry Hill have stood by the sides of our clients in these difficult cases. Compassionate and unwavering, we are here to look out for your well-being and safety. If you are or believe you are a victim of domestic violence, seek protection. Safety should be the primary consideration of all family members in all family court cases, and we are adamant in that philosophy. To speak to one of our highly qualified lawyers, do not hesitate in contacting us.
Understanding domestic violence
Domestic violence typically occurs between two people who are married, separated, divorced or living in the same household. Additionally, the State of New Jersey defines domestic violence as any of the following acts:
Our domestic violence lawyers in Cherry Hill take a caring and sympathetic approach when assisting clients in a domestic violence situation. We recognize the pain — both physical and emotional — that abuse from a family member or roommate can cause or that a false allegation of domestic violence can cause. If you or someone in your family is the victim of domestic violence, or you believe you have been wrongly accused, our team of lawyers can give you the legal representation you need to move on with your life.
Domestic violence and divorce
Domestic violence can greatly affect divorce and family law issues like alimony, child support and visitation. Our experienced family law attorneys in Cherry Hill can assist you in obtaining or defending against restraining orders. Over the course of our practice, we have aided victims in getting the following protective orders:
- Temporary orders for access to a marital residence
- Temporary orders for custody
- Temporary orders against the transfer of assets
- Temporary orders for child support
A domestic violence incident can be traumatic for all parties involved. However, you do not have to face the consequences alone.
Contact our reputable team of Cherry Hill domestic violence lawyers
Forkin, McShane, Manos & Rotz, P.A. strongly advocates for domestic violence victims in Southern New Jersey. To speak to one of our experienced lawyers, contact us online or by phone at 856.779.8500.