New Jersey Family Law and Divorce Lawyer


Mark is a senior associate at the firm focusing his practice on complex matrimonial and family law related matters including but not limited to divorce, property division, alimony, child custody and parenting time issues, child support, adoption, post-judgment litigation, prenuptial agreements, appellate practice, abuse and neglect, and domestic violence.

In 2020, Mark was awarded the designation of Certified Matrimonial Attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey, which is a designation achieved by only 2% of attorneys in the State of New Jersey. In 2018, the Supreme Court of New Jersey also appointed Mark to the District IX (Monmouth County) Fee Arbitration Committee for a four-year term. In 2020, Mark was named as a Rising Star by New Jersey Super Lawyers. This honor, as one of the top young lawyers in the State of New Jersey, is bestowed on less than 3% of all attorneys in the state. Mark is admitted to practice in the State of New Jersey, the U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, and the State of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, the Somerset County Bar Association, and the Monmouth County Bar Association where he is a member of the Diversity Committee, Juvenile Law Committee, and the Mock Trial Committee.

Mark received his bachelor’s degree in political science from Drew University in 2003, and obtained his law degree 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. Upon obtaining his law degree, Mark enjoyed a judicial clerkship with the Honorable James J. Guida, J.S.C., of the Bergen County Superior Court, Family Part. Since his clerkship, Mark has devoted his practice exclusively to matrimonial and family law related matters.

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Articles Written by Mark T. Gabriel

When is it Okay to Leave My Child Home Alone?

Written by: Mark T. Gabriel, Esq.

In the state of New Jersey, there is no law prescribing the specific age when a minor child may be left home alone and unattended. The DCP&P Policy Manual sets forth that, “Some children may be capable of being alone for short periods of time (to enable their parent to go to the local market,

Russian Man Proposes to Girlfriend Who Stabbed Him 13 Times – If My Wife Tried to Kill Me, Would I Still Have to Pay Her Alimony?

Written by: Mark Gabriel, Esq.

A recent story caught my attention where a man who was stabbed by his girlfriend 13 times and almost died from the injuries, now wants to marry his attacker. Some people who are already married may ask the question “Would I still have to pay my wife alimony if she tried to kill me?” Well,

My Husband is Addicted to Internet Gaming and I Want a Divorce!

Internet gaming is growing in prevalence as a major issue leading to divorce. In fact, addiction to online video games such as Fortnite, was cited along with other online games, as a contributing factor in 200 of the 4,665 (5%) of the divorce petitions filed since January 1,