New Jersey Family Law and Divorce Lawyer

MARK T. GABRIEL, ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY

Mark received his bachelor’s degree in political science from Drew University in 2003, and graduated 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 where he represented indigent clients. After graduating from law school Mark enjoyed a judicial clerkship with the Honorable James J. Guida, J.S.C., of the Bergen County Superior Court, Family Part. During his clerkship, Mark was responsible for managing Judge Guida’s post-divorce and juvenile motion calendars.

Prior to joining Lyons & Associates, P.C., Mark worked for two law firms in the Bergen County area as an associate where he focused primarily on the practice of family law. At Lyons & Associates, P.C., Mark continues to focus solely on family law related matters including but not limited to divorce, adoption, jurisdictional disputes, relocation, domestic violence, custody, child support, alimony, and equitable distribution.

Mark is admitted to practice in New Jersey, the U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Mark is also a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, the Bergen County Bar Association, and is also a graduate of the Justice Morris Pashman American Inn of Court. Mark is admitted to practice in New Jersey, the U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Mark is also a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, the Bergen County Bar Association, and is also a graduate of the Justice Morris Pashman American Inn of Court.

Articles Written by Mark T. Gabriel

Client Alert: Surrogacy Contracts

Certain Surrogacy Contracts May be Enforceable in New Jersey Upon the Passing of the NJGCAA

New Jersey is in the final stages of passing the New Jersey Gestational Carrier Agreement Act (NJGCAA).

A gestational carrier agreement is a written contract between a “gestational carrier” and an “intended parent.” The gestational carrier is a woman who agrees to carry and give birth to a child who she has no genetic relationship with and is created using assisted reproduction on behalf of an intended parent.


False Accusations of Domestic Violence

How to Prevent False Accusations of Domestic Violence or Disprove them Once They are Made

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS), one in four women – and one in nine men – were victims of domestic violence based on data from NISVS is an ongoing survey that collects state and national data on intimate partner violence,


PRIVATE SCHOOL:  WHO GETS TO DECIDE:

 

I AM OUR CHILDREN’S CUSTODIAL PARENT AND WANT OUR CHILDREN TO ATTEND PRIVATE SCHOOL, CAN I ENROLL OUR CHILD IN PRIVATE SCHOOL WITHOUT MY EX’S CONSENT AND CAN THE COURT REQUIRE MY EX TO CONTRIBUTE TOWARD THE COST?

First, the question of whether or not you should be able to enroll a child in private school is generally governed by the custody arrangement held by the parties.