New Jersey Family Law and Divorce Lawyers

CHRIS ANN WRIGHT, ATTORNEY & MEDIATOR

Chris Ann Wright began practicing law in 1995. She received her undergraduate degree from Rutgers University, School of Business and graduated from Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, Delaware. Thereafter, she served as the law clerk to The Honorable John J. Gross, Jr. (Ret.) in the Family Part of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Hudson County. It was as a law clerk Chris Ann began her career in mediation, mediating in both the Family Court and Special Civil. Currently, Chris Ann is a court appointed economic mediator for the Family Division and has a special designation as a domestic violence economic mediator. In addition, Chris Ann has experience in residential real estate as a founding partner of the firm Blanco & Wright, LLC. She has authored several articles on issues of family law and real estate, including the differences between religious and civil annulment, short sales in divorces, and domestic violence mediation.

Chris Ann is a member of the New Jersey Bar and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. She is also a member of the Union County and Somerset County Bar Associations, BW Nice of Union County and volunteers on the Juvenile Conference Committee for Union County.

 

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Articles Written by Chris Ann Wright

What Happens If My Husband Changes His Mind?

Written by: Chris Ann Wright

As an attorney, I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard “My husband changed his mind. He will not sign the Property Settlement Agreement.” When two people are getting divorced, the courts in New Jersey require that the parties attend economic mediation if they cannot agree at the Early Settlement Panel.


Divorcing?  What Happens to Your Child’s 529 Plan?

By Chris Ann Wright

Imagine your son or daughter is six months old and as a conscientious parent, you open a 529 Plan with your child as the beneficiary. During the marriage you and your spouse contribute funds to the 529 Plan in the hopes your child will someday attend college.


Edison Board of Education to sue Township of Edison

By: Chris Ann Wright, Esq.

Edison Board of Education plans to sue the Township of Edison for overcrowding. D’Elia, Gianluca, “N.J. town is getting so big, its school district says it’ll sue to stop “overcrowding crisis”, NJ Advance Media for NJ.com. The Township of Edison has seen the number of children in their public school system increase by 1,300 students over the last three years.