Navigating Domestic Violence Cases

Category: On Demand

Member Price: $208

Non-Member Price: $260

Product Code: ON029724

Areas of Law: Family

CLE Credits
NJ CLE:NJ CLE information: This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 4.5 hours of total CLE credit (Full Credits Available: Matrimonial Attorney-General: 4.5, NJ General: 4.5).
NY CLE (t&nt):NY Professional Practice Transitional: 4.5
PA CLE:PA Substantive Credit: 3.5
New: No PACLE fee is required for this program. To earn PA CLE credits, a valid PA Bar ID number must be entered into the CLE form provided after attending the program.



Albertina Webb, Esq.
Sarno DaCosta Daniello & Maceri, Lanoka Harbor
is an attorney at Hill Wallack, LLP in Red Bank, New Jersey. She concentrates her practice in family law issues including divorce, custody, support, domestic violence, dissolution of domestic partnerships, enforcement or modification of marital agreements, enforcement and/or modification of alimony and child support, emancipation applications, equitable distribution and post-judgment enforcement and modification.
nAdmitted to practice in New Jersey and New York, and before the United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, Ms. Webb has been a member of the Family Law Sections/Committees of the New Jersey State, New York State, Middlesex County and Ocean County Bar Associations. President of the Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey, she has served on the Family Law Executive Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association and several subcommittees, as well as the Monmouth Bar Association’s Family Law and Judicial Selection Committees. Ms. Webb has served as a Matrimonial Early Settlement Panelist in Middlesex and Ocean Counties and as an Intensive Settlement Panelist in Monmouth County. She has been a member of the New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ) Matrimonial Committee and has served on the Statewide Domestic Violence Working Group Committee.
nThe creator of and contributor to the Monmouth and Ocean Family Lawyers blog, Ms. Webb has a regular column in the HBA’s quarterly newsletter entitled "Querida Abby – Dear Abby." She has been published in Divorce Magazine's Frequently Asked Questions feature and has lectured for ICLE and NJAJ.
nMs. Webb received her J.D. from New York Law School, where she was the Section Editor of the Journal of Human Rights.


Hon. Jodi F. Bouer, J.S.C.
Hon. Daniel H. Brown, J.S.C.
Middlesex County, New Brunswick
Hon. Marcia Silva
Silva & Stahl, LLC, East Brunswick
Joshua D. Altman, Esq.
Benedict and Altman, New Brunswick

NJICLE’s 2024 Domestic Violence seminar offers attorneys a vital opportunity to delve into the complexities of domestic violence cases and refine trial tactics crucial for effective representation.

Despite ongoing efforts to raise public awareness, domestic violence remains a pervasive issue, with incidents occurring across all segments of society. In New Jersey, the legal framework provided by the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act guides the handling of such cases.

To secure optimal outcomes for clients, a comprehensive understanding of the Act and adept strategies for navigating diverse scenarios is imperative. In just one session, gain mastery over intricacies that might otherwise take weeks to grasp.

Program Agenda:

  • 9:00 | Welcome and Introductions
  • 9:05 | Understanding coercive control and the impact on the DV statute - Albertina Webb, Esq.
  • 9:35 | VASPA and how to obtain a TRO, standards of appeal, weapons, amendments - Hon. Daniel H. Brown, JSC
  • 10:15 | Bias and how it impacts case handling - Hon. Marcia Silva
    - DV statistics and new laws - Adult Protective Services Act of New Jersey and its interplay with PDVA/definition of household member expanded/new language offerings
  • 10:40 | Recent Cases - Hon. Jodi F. Bouer, J.S.C.
  • 11:05 | Break
  • 11:15 | Addressing issues in ERPO and TERPO cases - Joshua D. Altman, Esq.
  • 12:00 | Restraining orders and their effect on employment/immigration: How does this affect a pending FM/FD matter? Establishing support - Panel
  • 12:30 | Judicial Perspective: tips from the Bench
    - Use of unpublished cases
    - Use of health professionals – pros and cons
  • 1:00 | Adjourn


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