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Download our free appWilliam received his bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and Communications from The University of Scranton in 2004, and graduated from The New England School of Law in 2009. After graduating law school, William enjoyed a judicial clerkship for the Honorable Thomas J. Critchley, Jr., J.S.C., of the Morris County Superior Court, Family Part. During this clerkship, William was responsible for various family matters, including all the Domestic Violence and FD docket matters in the county.

Prior to joining Lyons & Associates, P.C., William worked for two law firms in the Morris County area as an associate where he practiced strictly matrimonial matters. At Lyons & Associates, P.C., he will continue to concentrate his practice on family law matters, including divorce, post judgment matters, child support, custody and domestic violence issues.

William is admitted to practice in New Jersey and the U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey. He is a member of the American Bar Association and the New Jersey Bar Association, and is a Panelist on the Hunterdon County, Early Settlement Panel.

Articles Written by William P. Lemega:


Can My Weapons Be Taken if a Restraining Order is Filed Against Me?

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If a Restraining Order is filed against you, the police may confiscate any type of weapon or weapons that may cause harm or bodily injury to the alleged victim, including but not limited to firearms or your Firearms Purchaser Identification Card and Carry Permit. In fact, the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act requires the police » Read More

New Jersey Divorce Lawyers: Application for Modification of Custody and Parenting Time Arrangements

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When seeking a modification of a current custody or parenting time arrangement, whether you are the one seeking it or if it is the other parent, it is important to understand the potential hurdles the filing party will have to overcome before a Court will actually effectuate any type of requested change to the schedule » Read More

Woodbridge Child Custody Lawyer Discusses Children’s Passports

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Who gets to hold my child’s passport when not traveling?  The Department of Homeland Security and the State Department have instituted certain policies and procedures for single parents travelling internationally with a child. There have been plenty of battles over whether one parent can travel internationally with the child and whether or not they can obtain » Read More

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Discusses How to Protect Marital Assets During Divorce Litigation

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Going through a divorce can be a trying and emotional time. You are negotiating and entering into a final agreement that will hopefully resolve any and all outstanding issues between you and your soon-to-be ex-spouse. Despite the high emotions, it is important that during the divorce process itself, you protect what is rightfully yours to » Read More

Woodbridge Divorce Lawyer: Can I Make my Ex Pay my fees?

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What Constitutes “Bad Faith” to Justify an Award of Counsel Fees? When a party makes an application to the court requesting certain relief, this application is usually the last available step taken only after reasonable attempts have been made to solve these issues in other ways beforehand. As such, most applicants feel that they are » Read More

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