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Lyan Hummell Profile

Lyan Hummell

Email address: Lyan@wlg.com

Lyan Hummell is an attorney with Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group. She received her Juris Doctorate from Campbell Law School. Prior to law school she studied at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree and graduated magna cum laude. Ms. Hummell also attended the University of Strathclyde, Jordanhill, Glasgow, Scotland to intensely study in Britain's social service delivery system for children involved in the court and Rutgers Law School.

After graduation Ms. Hummell immediately began practicing as a litigator in the private sector with a strong emphasis on family law. More than a decade later, Ms. Hummell continues to concentrate her legal knowledge on all issues relating to family law. As a first generation American born to Cuban parents, Ms. Hummell is proudly involved in the Hispanic community and the Hispanic Bar Association.

Ms. Hummell is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association and a member of the Hudson County Bar Association and Bergen County Bar Association.

Ms. Hummell is an enthusiastic, creative and passionate legal professional dedicated to all facets of family law litigation. Ms. Hummell is also an accomplished attorney that has practiced in areas of law that are ancillary to family law such as bankruptcy, residential real estate, personal injury and will and estates. Such diverse and eclectic practice experience has afforded Ms. Hummell the ability to offer clients a broad range of advice and counsel.

Lyan Hummell has established her extensive legal career firmly based upon the principals of diligence, compassion and zealous advocacy to clients. As a divorced mother of two children, Lyan Hummell is uniquely able to blend her skilled legal counsel to clients with her personal understanding of the intricacies of all legal issues relating to divorce and family law matters.

Areas of Practice:

Family and Matrimonial Law
Divorce and Legal Separations
Dissolution of Domestic Partnerships
Child Custody
Visitation and Parenting Time
Mediation
Child Support
Alimony and Palimony
Division of Assets-Equitable Distribution
Pre and Post-Nuptial Agreements
Emancipation
Modification of Custody
Modification of Child Support
Modification, Reduction or termination of Alimony
Enforcement of Custody
Enforcement of Child Support
Enforcement of Alimony
Domestic Violence Matters
Post-Judgment Divorce Matters
Relocation out of the State of New Jersey with a child
Bankruptcy
Personal Injury
Residential Real Estate
Wills and Estates
Landlord Tenant

Bar Admissions:

New Jersey, 2003

U.S. District of New Jersey, 2003

Education:

Rutgers University, School of Law, Newark, N.J., Transfer Student, 2002-2003

Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, Raleigh, N.C., Juris Doctor, May 2003

University of North Carolina,Greensboro, N.C., magna cum laude, Bachelor of Arts, May 2000

University of Sthrathclyde, Jordanhill, Glasgow, Scotland, 1998

Professional Associations and Memberships:

New Jersey State Bar Association

Family Law Section

Hudson County Bar Association

The Justice Virginia Long, Family Law American Inn of Court

Languages:

Verbal and written proficiency in Spanish

Information on Lyan Hummell in Spanish:

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