Police were given audio and video proof recently of a New Jersey man threatening his mother with a knife if money was not given to him. If you or a loved one have found yourself dealing with family law issues, there’s help. Domestic violence is destructive, but there are efficient services to help you get through the distress.

The 44-year-old man was arrested recently and charged with robbery, making threats of a terroristic nature and possession of a weapon to be used unlawfully. The New Jersey man had been living with and was supported by both parents. The court has ordered him to have no contact with his mother.

Being threatened or abused by a family member or someone you love is a frightening experience. It is common for those who have experienced domestic abuse to seek counseling and find representation that works for them. You and your situation are unique, and working with someone you trust is very important when deciding to make the best decision for your future.

Every person deserves to have the opportunity to tell their side of the story to someone they can trust. Many questions arise when life does not work out the way you planned. That listening ear coupled with a strong background in family law can be an eye-opening steppingstone. There is hope for those who need it in New Jersey. You may overcome your familial issues by taking the first step forward and garnering an understanding of the options you have.

Source: The Jersey Journal, “Jersey City man threatens to stab his mother to get cash, police say,” Jonathan Lin, Jan. 16, 2014