What is Alimony “Pendente Lite” in New Jersey?

The most commonly asked first question asked between a lawyer and their client during a divorce case concerns the financial situation between the spouses going forward. During many divorce cases, a single spouse struggles to support himself or herself and their children, too, all while the divorce proceedings drag on for months to a year. […]

N.J. Court Weighs in on Transgender Minor Child’s Name

A case known as Sacklow v. Betts appeared in the Superior Court of New Jersey on March 17, 2017. The issue at hand was that a minor who was transgender requested a name change to suit her gender. The sixteen year old transgender youth wished to be have their name changed from Veronica Betts to […]

Parental Alienation at the Onset of Divorce

Recognizing the Signs of Parental Alienation During Divorce (and How to Protect Your Children’s Interests in Court) Divorce by it very nature brings about a series of relationship changes.  The spousal relationship is not the only relationship subject to change.  Family relationships involving in-laws almost always change.  The parents and grandparent’s relationships with the children […]

FYI: Your N.J. License Plate Holder Could Fetch a Significant Fine

As a prosecutor and defense attorney in New Jersey municipal courts, I rarely get through a court session without at least one defendant expressing surprise over being ticketed for his or her license plate holder. We’ve all seen them (click here for an example), most commonly after we’ve bought or leased a vehicle from a […]

Weather Update for Tuesday, March 14th

You undoubtedly know by now that most of the Northeast (and South Jersey included) are anticipating a major winter storm/blizzard late Monday night through Tuesday afternoon. Here at DeMichele & DeMichele, we’re watching closely and will make a decision as to whether we’re open on Tuesday, March 14th once more information available either later this […]

U.S. State Considers Controversial Bill to Make Divorce More Difficult

We don’t practice family law in Oklahoma (or anywhere close to Oklahoma), but here at South Jersey-based DeMichele & DeMichele, P.C., we keep an eye on national happenings and trends in the family law field because sometimes those changes eventually impact our clients. I wouldn’t bet on this particular effort to reach New Jersey but […]

DeMichele Shares Insight on Ethical Advocacy for Rich & Famous Divorce Clients

On Thursday and Friday this, firm attorney Rick DeMichele is presenting a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) class to the attendees at the New Jersey Child Support Training Conference. Rick’s ethics presentation is titled “Ethically Advocating for the Rich or Famous Divorcing Client.”  New Jersey lawyers who attend this seminar are eligible for 1.5 ethics credits. Lawyers who attend the conference […]

Greg DeMichele Inducted Into N.J. State Bar Association’s Board of Trustees

Our firm is pleased to announced that DeMichele & DeMichele attorney Gregory DeMichele has been reappointed as newest New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) trustee representing Camden County. You can learn more about the NJSBA board here.  GREGORY DeMICHELE is a shareholder at DeMichele & DeMichele who has been recognized as a top South Jersey municipal court lawyer for the last […]

New Jersey’s New Child Support Termination Law is in Effect. Here’s What You Need to Know.

It was around this time last year that we briefed you on major changes to New Jersey’s child support laws. A year went by quickly…. as they so often do! Those changes to emancipation and termination took effect on February 1, 2017. Let’s briefly review what you need to know: — Q: What Does Emancipation […]

DeMichele Reappointed as a Public Defender in 2 South Jersey Towns

Our firm is pleased to announced that DeMichele & DeMichele attorney Gregory DeMichele has been reappointed as Public Defender for Waterford Township and also Alternate/Conflict Public Defender in Cherry Hill Township, both effective January 2017. GREGORY DeMICHELE is a shareholder at DeMichele & DeMichele who has been recognized as a top South Jersey municipal court lawyer for the last seven (7) consecutive years in […]

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