Ray Rice, Domestic Violence and Diversion Programs
September 18, 2014

In March of 2014, a grand jury in New Jersey indicted NFL running back Ray Rice with a felony charge of aggravated assault. The indictment stemmed from an altercation with his then-fiancé, now wife, Janay Palmer in a hotel elevator in Atlantic City. Video footage was released shortly thereafter showing part of the incident, but […]

Protection Orders in Family Law
April 22, 2014

It is becoming increasingly common for people to seek a protection order against their spouse during divorce proceedings.  While a protection order may be filed into the divorce case, it creates a completely separate issue that encompasses very different areas of law.  It’s important to know the process for obtaining a protection order and what […]

What should I do if I suspect my child of being abused by their other parent?
November 1, 2013

Protecting a child from abuse is extremely important and immediate action should take place to stop any future occurrences. Calling the police and getting an emergency protection order is one of the first things that should be done when trying to protect a child from abuse.  The juvenile court and the district court have jurisdiction […]