Matt Rooney Named “Top Divorce & Family Attorney” by SJ Magazine

DeMichele & DeMichele, P.C. would like to congratulate our attorney and colleague Matt Rooney for being recognized as a 2018 “Top Attorney” by SJ Magazine. ___ SJ Magazine “Top Attorneys” are selected through a poll in which only fellow New Jersey attorneys are permitted to nominate and
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Yes, a married couple’s savings habits factor into N.J. alimony

The actual assets you and your spouse own — homes, vehicles, bank account balances, retirement accounts, etc. — are subject to equitable distribution when you’re undergoing a divorce in New Jersey. That’s a different subject for a different divorce post. Today’s inquiry:
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N.J. Supreme Court considers whether ex-wife deserves $2.25M post-divorce payout

What happens when the marriage ends but monies earned during the marriage arrive in your checking account or mailbox? The New Jersey Supreme Court is currently considering that question. Defendant Bernice Aucoin-Thieme wants New Jersey’s top court to rule that equitable distribution is
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N.J. Court: Russian man can’t run from one family case while pressing another

By Matt Rooney, Esq. | DeMichele & DeMichele, P.C. The wheels of justice turn slowly. Everyone knows that. A New Jersey Appellate court recently added a new wrinkle: you can’t stop the wheel for one case while trying to speed-it-up for another
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New Jersey Enacts Alimony Reforms

Compromise Legislation Signed into Law, Placing Limits on Judicial Discretion in Awarding Spousal Support Governor Chris Christie signed A845 on Wednesday and, in so doing, dramatically changed aspects of how alimony (also referred to as “spousal support”) are determined in the State
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5 Tips for Dealing with Adultery and Your Divorce

The Impact of Adultery on Your Divorce If you are getting divorced because of an affair, or in part because of an affair, the following divorce tips concerning adultery may help guide you through the divorce process. Going through a divorce is
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