In New Jersey, domestic violence is defined by law as the occurrence of one or more criminal offenses listed in the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act of 1990 against another person.
The listed offenses include assault, murder, kidnapping, terroristic threats, criminal restraint, sexual assault, false imprisonment, lewdness, criminal sexual contact, burglary, criminal mischief, criminal trespass, harassment, or stalking.
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Since the extension and expansion of VAWA earlier this year, a number of states have taken steps to enact domestic violence laws, or to strengthen existing legislation in that area.
On July 17, 2013, Governor Chris Christie signed into law the“New Jersey Security and Financial Empowerment Act,” which provides certain work-leave rights to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, and creates additional notice obligations for New Jersey public and private employers with 25 or more employees.
Private individuals can create legally binding contracts, including arbitration agreements that may elect to accept alternative arbitration to the normal court process.
The formation of laws themselves may be influenced by a constitution, written or tacit, and the rights encoded therein.
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