New Jersey Family Law and Divorce Lawyers
CHRIS ANN WRIGHT, ATTORNEY
Chris Ann received her undergraduate degree from Rutgers University, School of Business and graduated from Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, Delaware. She also has a Certification in Divorce Mediation from Rutgers University. After graduating from law school she clerked in Hudson County, Family Part for the Honorable John J. Grossi, Jr. where she assisted the judge with divorce motions and Division of Youth and Family Services hearings and mediated custody disputes.
Prior to joining Lyons & Associates, PC, Chris Ann was a solo practitioner whose practice focused on divorce. She was an Adjunct Professor at Berkeley College where she taught Family Law, Business Law and Contract Law. Most recently, her work has been in the area of Residential Real Estate Law, primarily short sales.
Chris Ann is a member of the New Jersey Bar and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. She is Past President of the Scotch Plains Junior Woman’s Club and a member of the Scotch Plains Business and Professional Association.
Articles Written by Chris Ann Wright:
As with anything that has to do with the law, the answer is yes and no depending on the circumstances. It has long been recognized that settlement in litigation is favored by the courts and settlements that are fair and just are enforceable. What happens if the parties agree orally to the essential terms but » Read More
Often after a divorce, one parent or the other wants to relocate to another state – whether that parent is getting married, finds a new job or just wants to start a new life. Previously, if parents could not agree on relocation and the parties chose to enlist the assistance of the courts, the Baures » Read More
Often I am asked by clients “How do I get my teenager to comply with parenting time?” As the parent of 4 boys who range in age from 13 to 21, I know how difficult it can be to pry a teenager away from his friends. Many parents in a divorce situation take a teenager » Read More
You’re in the middle of a divorce and you want to stay in your home. You and your spouse both feel the stability will be good for the children. While it may give your children stability, it may just put you in the poor house. Often, the party who will not be living in the » Read More
Very often people hear “Social Security” and think they no longer have to pay child support. That’s not necessarily the case. Under the New Jersey Child Support Guidelines, each type of social security benefit is considered differently. Some types of social security benefits are considered income and some are not. Let’s discuss the three basic » Read More