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What Is a Child Custody Evaluation?

New Jersey Child Custody Evaluations In New Jersey, as in all states, the parents of minor children of divorce can work out their own custody agreements based on the best interests of the children. If you and your ex-spouse are unable to do so, however, and the court becomes involved,…

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Establishing Visitation in a New Jersey Child Custody Matter

Whether you are a custodial or noncustodial parent, you have a stake in how visitation is established. What factors will the court consider and to what will the judge give priority? Will the wishes of your minor child be considered? This blog post provides an overview of the procedure in…

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Divorce Planning and Life Insurance Policies – What Steps Should You Take?

Family Law Legal Help in Somerville, New Jersey Most people associate the topic of divorce planning with issues such as alimony, child support and the division of a home, savings accounts and other marital property. A comprehensive divorce process, though, should also visit the questions of 1) should an existing…

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Will My Marital Status Affect My Ability to Gain Custody of My Children?

Answering Family Law Questions in Somerville, New Jersey Child custody law in New Jersey is complex. A degree of confusion is natural regarding a pending custody dispute. We can help. We are the family law attorneys of Lyons & Associates in Somerville. We have years of experience providing easy-to-understand answers…

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Why Should You Get Your House Appraised?

When filing for divorce, aside from parting ways with their spouse, a person may not immediately think of the financial repercussions that come along with going through with a divorce. In New Jersey, you need to be aware of not only how your marital property is going to be divided,…

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The Legal Status of Same Sex Relationships

Currently, even in states where gay marriage is legal, gay divorce can be a complete legal nightmare. The laws and regulations governing same-sex divorce and dissolution of same-sex domestic partnerships and civil unions is in major flux, changing as quickly as laws concerning legalizing same-sex marriage, civil unions and domestic…

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