Do You Know Your Rights? Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence

Thursday, November 2, 2017
6:30 – 8:00 pm
James Brown African American Room, 1st Floor, Main Library

Join us for an informative discussion New Jersey’s laws regarding Domestic Violence. After a brief introduction to the most common form of injury to women, far exceeding rape, mugging, and traffic accidents (as well as the misconception that only women are sufferers of DV), we will walk listeners through all pertinent legal issues and common concerns in the chronological order they may appear. Topics include

  • what crimes constitute domestic violence
  • who can be a victim
  • procedure for filing a temporary restraining order
  • procedure for filing a criminal complaint
  • what are the alleged abuser’s rights
  • and many more

This seminar is part of the series Do You Know Your Rights?  For more information about the series, click here.

The phrase “knowledge is power” is certainly true when it comes to defending your rights.  Learn to protect yourself and your family.  The Rutgers Law School has partnered with the Newark Public Library to offer a series of free legal information sessions for the community during the months of October and November.

Questions? Please call 973-733-3637 or email

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