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Domestic Violence Lawyers Defend Clients in New Jersey

Get a strong Woodstown domestic abuse attorney on your side

Whether you allowed your emotions to take over and have made threats or attempts to physically harm another person, or a bystander to your argument called the police unnecessarily, you will most likely be arrested for domestic violence. New Jersey law requires police to make an arrest when they are called to any domestic disturbance. Fighting these charges also involves fighting an automatic negative bias against you, and it is vital to retain a skilled, experienced and diligent criminal defense attorney to defend you.

At Sherman Law Offices, our attorneys have experience handling domestic violence and domestic abuse cases, which has equipped us with the skills to provide the reliable legal representation you need. From start to finish, we examine the circumstances of your arrest, talk to witnesses and build an effective defense that may help you secure the optimal result possible against your domestic violence charge.

Dedicated counselors assist with all types of domestic violence cases

In New Jersey, domestic violence is defined as any act or threatened act of violence upon someone with whom the accused has had an intimate relationship. This means individuals do not have to be married in order to be charged with domestic violence – parents, step-parents, roommates, partners or anyone residing in the same household can be accused of domestic violence crimes. The following acts are considered domestic violence in New Jersey:

  • Actual or threatened physical harm
  • Sexual assault
  • Rape
  • Sexual battery
  • Statutory rape
  • Stalking
  • Criminal harassment, such as threatening letters or phone calls
  • Kidnapping
  • Pushing, hitting, slapping, choking, kicking or biting

Experienced lawyers fighting to preserve your rights

Clients charged with domestic violence face serious consequences:

  • Prison sentence
  • Permanent restraining order
  • Inability to return to your house
  • Inability to see your children
  • Difficulty finding or keeping a job
  • Difficulty finding or keeping an apartment
  • Mandatory enrollment in a domestic violence treatment program
  • If an immigrant, loss of immigrant privileges
  • Inability to possess firearms

At Sherman Law Offices, we can guide you through the necessary steps to protect yourself and keep the situation from getting worse.

Don’t delay, contact us today

When you have been charged with domestic violence in New Jersey, choose a criminal defense attorney with the experience and dedication to make a difference. Call 856-823-4086 or contact us online to schedule a consultation. With offices conveniently located in Woodstown, Sherman Law Offices stands ready to represent you in your domestic violence case.

Testimonials
  • "Bruce Sherman's services are of the highest quality and I strongly recommend his practice to anyone needing representation. Bruce and his staff are hardworking professionals that are focused on each individual case while making the client's experience positive during their time of need. It is not only because of their communication, responsiveness, quality of work, and value of service provided that I highly recommend Bruce and his staff, but also because of his attention to detail."

  • "Bruce Sherman is a very knowledgeable attorney, who made sure he had my best interest during the entire process. I am beyond proud of my representation. Mr. Sherman did exactly what I needed done and gave me the more than perfect results I requested. I highly recommend his services and will continue to use him as my attorney for years to come."

  • "Bruce is an excellent attorney--very thorough and on top of your particular situation. Would recommend him without reservations."

  • "Josh has painstakingly worked through our case and has gotten the results needed to protect our family. He is dedicated, meticulous, and patient. He spends many hours speaking with us, compiling information, and he makes the right decisions for our case. In the courtroom he is professional, knowledgeable, and direct. Our case is complicated however his level of expertise is getting the results needed for our family. I would highly recommend Josh to anyone. He has been an invaluable asset throughout this process."

  • "I have had the privilege of working with Josh Sherman on a legal case. Josh extrapolates the details in an organized fashion to develop a case in a timely and efficient manner. He provides case law that any judge would be compelled to uphold. Josh is not only an eloquent writer, but he is quick on his feet in the courtroom. Over the years, I have had to seek legal counsel. I wish I knew Josh then. I highly recommend Josh Sherman. He will take you under his wing and provide you with the best legal counsel."

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    Mr. Sherman gave me the best representation during my divorce. Not only did he provide me with a wealth of advice, but also he exuded professionalism and exceptional availability. Mr. Sherman made my hardship easier as well as less painful. Above all...

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    Mr. Sherman has represented my family for over 20 years. He is extremely knowledgeable and experienced. His office staff is helpful and efficient. His recent addition of Joshua Sherman will strengthen his law office even further.. We strongly recom...

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    Bruce is an excellent attorney--very thorough and on top of your particular situation. Would recommend him without reservations.

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Sherman Law Offices

Woodstown Office

38 West Avenue, Route 40 Woodstown, New Jersey 08098
Phone: 856-769-5711, Fax: 856-769-5712
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