New Jersey Family Law and Divorce Lawyers

CHRIS ANN WRIGHT, LEAD REAL ESTATE COUNSEL & CERTIFIED MEDIATOR

Chris Ann received her undergraduate degree from Rutgers University, School of Business and graduated from the Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, Delaware. Thereafter, she served as law clerk to The Honorable John J. Grossi, Jr. (Ret.), in the Family Part of the Superior Court New Jersey, Hudson County Vicinage. In addition, Chris Ann has a Certification in Divorce Mediation from Rutgers University and is a Court Appointed Economic Mediator.

Previously, Chris Ann was a solo practitioner whose practice was devoted to family law and mediation. Prior to joining Lyons & Associates, P.C., Chris Ann was a founder and partner at the firm of Blanco & Wright, LLC which focused on residential real estate including short sales, deeds-in-lieu and loan modifications. Chris Ann has also served as an Adjunct Professor at Berkley College where she taught Family Law, Business Law, and Contract Law. 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 the impact of cohabitation upon alimony.

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 Bar Association and the Somerset County Bar Association and is a volunteer for the Juvenile Conference Committee for Union County.

 

Articles Written by Chris Ann Wright

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.


Children Need a Relationship with Both Parents

Written By: ChrisAnn Wright, Esq.

Very often I will hear parents say “Well, a daughter should be with her mother” or “A boy needs to spend time with his father.” According to the experts, children need time with both parents, regardless of whether the child is a boy or a girl.