Lyan Hummell Profile

Email: 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.

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Areas of Practice:

  • Family and Matrimonial Law
  • Divorce and Legal Separations
  • Dissolution of Domestic Partnerships
  • Child Custody
  • Visitation and Parenting Time
  • Child Support
  • Mediation
  • 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
U.S. District of New Jersey

Education:

Rutgers University, School of Law, Newark, N.J., Transfer Student
Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, Raleigh, N.C., Juris Doctor
University of North Carolina,Greensboro, N.C., magna cum laude, Bachelor of Arts
University of Sthrathclyde, Jordanhill, Glasgow, Scotland

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
Hispanic Bar Association