When Sexual Assault Isn’t an Act of Domestic Violence: What You Need to Know

Posted August 27th, 2019 by .

Categories: Legal Topics.

The mere insinuation that sexual assault isn’t an act of domestic violence could easily outrage you. After all, any unwanted sexual contact cries of invasiveness.  So, why wouldn’t sexual assault count as an act of domestic violence? Just about everyone has their definition as to what constitutes domestic violence. The New Jersey legislature instituted a […]

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Domestic Violence Can Lead to Sexual Assault

Posted April 1st, 2019 by .

Categories: Domestic Violence.

As we did at this time last year, the Law Offices of Anthony Carbone wants to shine the spotlight on Sexual Assault Awareness Month. To raise awareness to New Jersey residents, we want to talk about sexual assaults stemming from domestic violence incidents. Domestic violence involves an intentional pattern of physical, emotional, and economic abuse […]

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When a Restraining Order Has Nothing to Do with Domestic Violence

Posted March 7th, 2019 by .

Categories: Domestic Violence.

You can’t shake the feeling that something terrible is about to happen to you. All things considered, your fears are entirely warranted. That said, you don’t meet the qualifications for a restraining order under NJ’s Prevention of Domestic Violence Act of 1991. Does that mean you can’t ask the court for protection? While it’s true […]

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Yes, Women Can Absolutely Face Sexual Assault Charges

Posted February 28th, 2019 by .

Categories: Criminal Defense.

Society has its own opinions. However, the laws in New Jersey are gender neutral. Truth be told, there’s no reason to think anything else. Yes, women can absolutely face sexual assault charges. Talk to some people, and they’ll admit the basis for their thoughts. Take for example sexual assault charges where consent is an issue. […]

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Statutory Rape Charges: It’s Not Just Age that Matters

Posted February 7th, 2019 by .

Categories: Criminal Defense.

In terms of legal language, it might shock you. New Jersey’s laws regarding sexual violence say nothing about statutory rape. Truth be told, the word rape itself is also absent. If you’re facing indictment for either offense, it’s something that might immediately catch your attention. Of course, that’s not to say that New Jersey law […]

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What You Might Not Know about Date Rape (And, Should)

Posted February 5th, 2019 by .

Categories: Criminal Defense.

The truth is you’re losing sleep. You’ve always respected women and understand that “No” means no. So how is it possible that you’re facing date rape charges?  There’s no way you did anything wrong. You think back to the evening in question. You and your buddies were out at a local bar when you met […]

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Sexual Assault Survivor Protection Act (SASPA): An Update

Posted December 20th, 2018 by .

Categories: Domestic Violence.

The Sexual Assault Survivor Protection Act (SASPA) went into effect just a couple of years ago. That said, not everyone understands what the law means.  As noted in a prior article, SASPA allows sexual assault victims to obtain protective orders. Just about everyone associates restraining orders with domestic violence. And, yes – sexual assault would […]

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Yes, There Really Is Such a Thing as Marital Rape

Posted November 6th, 2018 by .

Categories: Domestic Violence.

Most would consider intimacy between husband and wife as expected and natural. However, just because a couple is married does not give either party the right to assert themselves without consent. Yes, there really is such a thing as marital rape. Truth be told, there was a time when a husband or wife would be […]

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Sex Offender List One of the Top Shares on Social Media

Posted October 25th, 2018 by .

Categories: Criminal Defense.

Halloween is just days away, and the warnings are out. One of the top shares at this time of the year is sex offender lists. The New Jersey State Police offers a means for the public to access the names and locations of those convicted of sex offenses. As children head door to door for […]

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When You Need Protection After Sexual Assault

Posted October 23rd, 2018 by .

Categories: Domestic Violence.

First, it was the “#MeToo” movement. This was further compounded by the recent confirmation hearings regarding the appointment of the latest Supreme Court justice. Whatever your political affiliations, there’s one thing for certain. Sexual assault is by far one of the most intrusive crimes known to mankind. If you’re a victim, there’s no doubt that […]

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