New Jersey Family Law and Divorce Lawyer

MARK T. GABRIEL, SENIOR ASSOCIATE

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.

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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,