New Jersey law prioritizes family safety. Sadly, many households include incidents of domestic violence. It is also true, however, that allegations of violence against a spouse or other family member are not always true. The court is tasked with determining the truth on a case-by-case basis.

If you believe you or your child are in danger of physical or emotional abuse in your current living situation at home, it is always a good idea to reach out for immediate legal support. A family law attorney who is experienced in advocating on behalf of domestic abuse victims can provide guidance and support as you determine a best course of action to protect your rights, your children’s best interests and, perhaps, your lives. In situations of divorce, a threat to children’s safety often prompts the court to order supervised visitation only or even to prohibit a particular parent’s contact with children.

Oh the other hand, if you believe your spouse has levied false accusations against you in order to gain the upper hand in a custody battle, you may want to rely on experienced and aggressive legal representation in court to protect your rights. The court does not take kindly to a spouse’s attempts of deception as a vindictive means for revenge during divorce proceedings. An experienced family law attorney can build a case on strong evidence, witness testimonies and thorough preparation to show that the accusations have no merit.

Cipriano Law Offices, P.C., in New Jersey, consider parent/child safety a top priority. Our legal team has experience on both sides of domestic violence cases. When you request a consultation, you are assured of strong guidance and legal support to help you navigate the family justice system, and we will work hard to help increase your chances of obtaining the most positive outcome possible in your situation.