New Jersey Family Law and Divorce Lawyer
MARK T. GABRIEL, SENIOR ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY
Mark received his bachelor’s degree in political science from Drew University in 2003, and graduated from the University of the District of Columbia – David A. Clarke School of Law in 2008. While in law school, Mark served as a student advocate in the Juvenile and Special Education Law Clinic as well as the Housing and Consumer Law Clinic where he represented indigent clients. After graduating from law school Mark enjoyed a judicial clerkship with the Honorable James J. Guida, J.S.C., of the Bergen County Superior Court, Family Part. During his clerkship, Mark was responsible for managing Judge Guida’s post-divorce and juvenile motion calendars.
Prior to joining Lyons & Associates, P.C., Mark worked for two law firms in the Bergen County area as an associate where he focused primarily on the practice of family law. At Lyons & Associates, P.C., Mark continues to focus solely on family law related matters including but not limited to divorce, adoption, jurisdictional disputes, relocation, domestic violence, custody, child support, alimony, and equitable distribution.
Mark is admitted to practice in New Jersey, the U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Mark is also a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, the Bergen County Bar Association, and is also a graduate of the Justice Morris Pashman American Inn of Court. Mark is admitted to practice in New Jersey, the U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Mark is also a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, the Bergen County Bar Association, and is also a graduate of the Justice Morris Pashman American Inn of Court.
Articles Written by Mark Gabriel:
Woodbridge Divorce Lawyer Reports the Alaska Legislature Enacts Law to Treat Pets Similary to Children in Divorce Cases
As of January 17, 2017, the State of Alaska enacted new law in divorce cases which now grants the Court the authority to consider the well-being of pets when determining ownership or custody of the pet. Historically, the law has treated animals and pets like property, no different than a piece of furniture. However, Courts » Read More
If my husband married another person before we were divorced, is he guilty of committing bigamy? Circumstances arise in multiple cases where one spouse has remarried while still married to his current spouse. In New Jersey, N.J.S.A. 2C:24-1 provides that a married person is guilty of bigamy if he contracts or purports to contract another » Read More
I want to obtain custody of my pet and my spouse does too. How will the Court handle this? As a pet owner myself, I understand the importance that pets play in peoples’ lives and that pets are often treated as members of the family, notwithstanding their often crude behavior. Historically, pets have been treated » Read More
Can my spouse be found to have committed domestic violence if he uses a hidden camera to spy on me in the marital home without my knowledge? Yes, a spouse can be found to have committed an act of domestic violence for recording the other spouse in the marital home without the other spouse’s knowledge. » Read More
Bridgewater Family Law Lawyers: Falsely Accused of Domestic Violence and I Prevail at Trial, Can I Be Reimbursed for the Fees I Had to Pay My Attorney To Defend Me?
Defendants accused of domestic violence who prevail at trial are generally not entitled to reimbursement for the counsel fees he or she incurred to defend against the domestic violence complaint. When the legislature enacted the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act, it “only only made provision for counsel fees for victims, and not for prevailing parties.” » Read More