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Some New Jersey towns report high rates of domestic violence

While some victims of domestic violence in New Jersey choose not to report their abuse, many others do choose to alert the authorities. When the police become involved, a formal record is created. The numbers are in for 2015 and it appears as though, geographically speaking, certain towns have higher incidences of domestic violence than others.

What you should know about domestic violence

Leaving an abusive relationship in Mount Holly may involve considerations that go beyond the emotional trauma you have suffered as a result of the mistreatment. At The Law Firm of Michael S. Rothmel, LLC, we understand the challenges that victims of domestic violence face, and our compassionate team has often provided legal advice and representation people need to break free of the situation.

What is nesting and could it work for my custody situation?

If you are in the process of getting divorced in Mount Holly, you may be worried about how your children will adjust to their new reality. Many kids find the transition to two separate households difficult and this can affect their lives in many ways. That is why some parents have taken to an idea called “nesting” to minimize the impact of the divorce on their children’s lives.

Tips for talking to your children about divorce

When parents go through a divorce in Mount Holly, they not only have to worry about their own emotional well-being, but also the emotional health of their children. While dealing a divorce can be difficult for children, there are some ways that parents can help make the process easier for their children to cope with.