When will the judge hear my N.J. family court motion?

By Matt Rooney _ Planning ahead is important, and family court is certainly no exception to the rule. Unless you can meet the stringent threshold for an emergent motion, your New Jersey family court motion could take a month or longer to
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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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What happens when my kids’ other parent won’t consent to an international trip?

With 60-degree weather hitting the Garden State this week (!), we’re all reminded that spring 2018 is right around the corner. That means many of you will be planning spring break and/or summer vacations with your children starting now. Some of your
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Opioid epidemic produces apparent spike in grandparents raising children

I’ve written in the past about how challenging it is for grandparents to secure custody, or even visitation rights, in family court. The process can prove daunting. That’s because biological parents are presumed to have a constitutional right to have a say over
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New York Jets star pays $336,000 per year in child support

By Matt Rooney, Esq. | DeMichele & DeMichele, P.C. We’ve seen our fair share of substantial child support obligations and unorthodox familial challenges here at DeMichele & DeMichele representing both payors and child support recipients, but this story might take the cake. Susan Edelman
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What happens to frozen embryos in a New Jersey divorce?

The “infertility” dilemma remains an open one for divorcing couples Changes in technology and the American family generally continue to provide family courts with new challenges. Lawyers naturally need to adapt and innovate in order to keep up with these developments and serve
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