PRLog - March 31, 2014 - SOMERVILLE, N.J. -- In New Jersey each year, there are over 60,000 incidents of suspected child abuse and over 70,000 incidents of domestic violence.
Amid those numbers is Lyons & Associates, a woman-owned, New Jersey-based family and divorce law firm including working with same sex couples, making a strong push to help reduce those troubling numbers.
Lyons & Associates just launched a new App including, among its many features, a child abuse and domestic violence reporting mechanism which will instantly connect users to the Division of Child Protection and Permanency, to domestic violence shelters and programs across the State.
The App is the first of its kind for the Apple iPhone and Android devices, and is available for free download via iTunes and Google Play.
“With a background deeply steeped in social work and now as a fervent family law advisor to families in need, I am so proud of our new tool to help families access much-needed resources in times of crisis and dire circumstances. Our firm is excited about the launch because of its potential to impact real lives in a meaningful way.” explains Theresa Lyons, Lyons & Associates Managing Partner.
Lyons continued, “It is our hope that our clients and other families in need will continue to rely upon Lyons & Associates as their trusted expert resource and advisor for successfully guiding them through very difficult times. That is what we have built our reputation upon for over a decade.”
To check out the new App, visit the App Store and key in “Lyonspc” which will bring up a menu screen featuring three options, including a direct dial phone number, for reporting domestic abuse; a divorce notes/tracker which is a helpful documentation tool during the time leading up to and during a divorce has been filed; and, a child support calculator which shows users how to calculate their lawful child support contributions, among other very helpful tools.
Lyons & Associates’ App was developed in coordination with Greg Sutphin, Digital Marketing Consultant and Vice President of Sales – Northeast for GetLegal, a full service website development firm dedicated to crafting successful legal marketing strategies exclusively for law firm clients. Said Mr. Sutphin, “We knew we had something special when developing this App because of its potential to save so many lives.”
Lyons & Associates focuses its practice in wide range of family law matters and complex divorce issues including Contested Divorce Litigation; Child Custody and Child Support Issues; Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Matters; Adoption; and, Post-divorce Modifications, to name a few areas.
To learn more, visit the Lyons & Associates website (lyonspc.com)