New Jersey Family Law Attorneys

Lyons & Associates

76 East Main Street, 2nd Floor
Somerville, New Jersey 08876

Phone(908) 575-9777

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Articles Published by Lyons & Associates

 Cyber Harassment Can Now Be Considered an Act of Domestic Violence

The New Jersey Legislature recently added Cyber Harassment to the list of crimes that can be considered an act of domestic violence under the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act.

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 Legislation Regarding Marriage by Minors in NY and NJ

Marriage by minors has been in the news recently as some states introduced legislation aimed at prohibiting child marriage. Until now in New York, minors as young as 14 were permitted to marry. New changes abolish marriage for 14-16- year-olds and allows 17-year-olds to marry if they have both judicial and parental consent.

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 New Jersey Child Support Law Effect on Special Needs Kids

On February 1, 2017, the New Jersey child support statute “Termination of Obligation to Pay Child Support” went into effect. Governor Chris Christie signed the statute into law on January 19, 2016 and the new statute will affect all orders issued before and after the February 1 effective date.

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

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.

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 Annulment in New Jersey

An annulment is an action that negates a marriage. Unlike a divorce, whereby there is a record of the marriage, an annulment treats a marriage like it never happened. Many people simply feel uncomfortable about being labeled as “divorced,” and prefer to start with a clean slate—theoretically erasing their past.

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 Difference between Legal and Physical Custody

A parent is said to have physical custody when he or she has actual, physical custody of marital children on a day-to-day basis. In other words, the child and parent live together.

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 Custody: Crossing State Lines with Children

It is no secret to any practicing family law attorney that Family Court can get very ugly. It often evolves into a competition where each party frequently crosses the proverbial line in an effort to make the other party look bad.

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 Relocation of the Custodial Parent

Child custody matters become complicated when the parent with primary custody wants to relocate.

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 Child Support: Financial Resources Considered Income

When a couple divorces and there are children involved, determining child support is one of the most important issues that the couple must address.

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 Lost Children

Everyone has heard the story of little Caylee Anthony in Florida; and even more have heard the story of JonBenet Ramsey, a young beauty queen who was thought to be the victim of kidnapping, before her body was discovered.

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 The Ramifications of Revenge Porn

Revenge porn is the practice of posting sexually explicit photographs or videos of an ex-lover or ex-spouse without their permission, with the intent of humiliating them or hurting their professional career.

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