David F. Salvaggio
Estate, Medicaid Planning and Alternative Dispute Resolution Lawyer
Lyons & Associates, P.C. was truly honored that David Salvaggio chose to join its team of professionals as Senior Counsel in September 2018, thereby adding his vast experience and many skills to the firm’s already premier group of attorneys.
Mr. Salvaggio received his law degree from Rutgers Law School, where he was selected to be a member of the prestigious Rutgers Law Review.
David provides the firm with the ability to offer its Estate clients the added dimension of Medicaid Planning, which is a way to protect clients legally and ethically from the very real possibility of having to pay out-of-pocket for the enormous expenses incident to long-term care. Medicaid, unlike Medicare, has an excellent long-term care benefit, which helps people supplement their lifestyle with their own assets. With Mr. Salvaggio’s help, they can improve the quality of their life while alive and make it more likely that they will have something to pass onto their heirs after they pass away.
Mr. Salvaggio has also been instrumental in developing alternatives to traditional litigation as a means of resolving legal disputes in Family Law matters. He is the President of the New Jersey Collaborative Law Group and played a key role in the passage of the New Jersey Family Collaborative Law Act in 2014. Collaborative Divorce emphasizes communication and cooperation, rather than conflict, and has as its goal a resolution of all issues which best meets each party’s individual needs as well as the needs of their children, without the intervention of the court system.
Through Divorce Mediation, David also helps divorcing couples determine their own destiny, rather than suffer the trauma and expense of seemingly endless litigation.
Mr. Salvaggio was selected to the New Jersey Super Lawyers list in 2022 & 2023.
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Family Law Attorney
I have worked as a financial professional on several divorce cases with David. He is extremely knowledgeable, professional, and hard working. He genuinely cares for his clients, and gets superior results in all of the cases that I have particpated in. I would highly recommend him.
Rock Solid Attorney who does right!
As always, your attorney is only as good as you let him be. Being truthful and honest and having full disclosure with your attorney is the key to any successful result. David is a straight shooter. He never mislead me and on many occasions took the time to explain the ins and outs of child custody and what to expect. As I read the Morris County Bar Association’s Code of Professionalism, I can without a doubt state that Mr. Salvaggio exemplifies the very core at the heart of this code. He is a trusted professional who truly cares about his clients and not just the bottom line. As a client who has needed Mr. Salvaggio’s assistance over the last 3 years, it has been a long journey, but not one without great rewards. My 3 year old son’s future success in life will ultimately be the end result of Mr. Salvaggio’s hard work and dedication to excellence.Less
Exceptional, Empathic Representation
The Salvaggio Law Group provided me with excellent advice and representation when my former wife initiated an inappropriate process in the Morris County Court. The research conducted by the firm and the level of preparation that went into my defense in this complex situation, involving three different jurisdictions, was outstanding. The case was dismissed. Throughout the very stressful process, I found David and the members of the firm to be very empathic and reassuring.
Choosing the right attorney is vital to the outcome of your case and your personal well-being.
After a great deal of research to find the best New Jersey divorce lawyer for my situation, there was no doubt in my mind that Mr. David Salvaggio would be the right choice for my complex divorce case, and I was right. I received the best legal advice and representation I could ever have wished for. The divorce proceeded without incident, and I received everything I wanted in the settlement including the custody arrangement, which I was not willing to budge on.
I cannot say enough good things about Mr. Salvaggio. I told him during our first conversation that I wanted an attorney that would care as much about my case as if he were my father in that courtroom. I know it sounds funny, but I got that. I cannot thank him and his law group enough for working so hard for me and my child. We can now start over with peace of mind.
Mr. Salvaggio spoke to me in such a way that I felt a real concern for my situation. He explained how we should proceed in a way that I felt confident that he had his hands fully around what was happening in my case. His responsiveness was fabulous! Everyone in his firm were helpful as well. Would highly recommend Mr. Salvaggio’s professional help.