Free Domestic Violence Resources & Legal Information: Domestic Violence 101

As part of its mission to contribute to the domestic violence prevention community in New Jersey, Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group is pleased to announce new free domestic violence resources for spousal abuse victims and their families, Domestic Violence 101: A Guide For Spousal Abuse Victims In New Jersey.

The slide-based presentation provides support and legal information for domestic abuse victims on a wide range of topics, including:
– What is domestic violence?
– What are the signs of domestic abuse?
– How can you get help for spousal abuse in New Jersey?
– What constitutes a crimes of domestic violence in New Jersey?
– How do you obtain a temporary restraining order?
– Why is timing so important in getting a final restraining order?
– What local resources and crisis help are available to victims?
– And more…

“We have designed this presentation to be clear and easy-to-follow for anyone trying to obtain information about how to find safety and legal protection in a domestic violence situation. All too often, when victims come to us for help, they are confused about their options or don’t even know if they truly are a victim, often because of intimidation or scare tactics on the part of their abuser. The information we present is to help set the record straight for these individuals as they bravely take the first steps forward,” explained Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group founder and managing partner, Bari Z. Weinberger.

The release of Domestic Violence 101 coincides with the publication of A Guide For Domestic Violence Victims In New Jersey , authored by Weinberger as part of the firm’s Family Law: Jersey Style law library series. The e-book expands on information provided in Domestic Violence 101. From October 21-25, A Guide For Domestic Violence Victims In New Jersey will be part of a free promotion on the Amazon Kindle Store.

Domestic Violence 101 can easily be shared and embedded on other websites. Simply click on the “in” icon on the lower right-hand portion to be taken to the SlideShare site where a “share” button is available with embed code options.

Emergency Help for Domestic Violence Victims: Are you being abused by a spouse or intimate/domestic partner? For immediate help, call 911 or your local emergency services. For information regarding safe house shelters and other crisis services, contact the New Jersey Domestic Violence Hotline: 1 (800) 572-7233 (SAFE) or the National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1 (800) 799-7233 (SAFE).

Throughout October’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month, all Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group offices are collecting used cell phones as part of the Hopeline project. Learn more about how this will benefit victims and their children in need and how you can make a difference.

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