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Archer & Greiner is now Archer. But what matters most is what remains the same. Our new name still represents an unwavering commitment to delivering large-firm expertise with small-firm attention—no matter the size of the client.

It’s a philosophy that’s helped us grow into one of the largest and most trusted law firms in the Mid-Atlantic region, serving businesses and individuals throughout the region and in a growing number of other states and jurisdictions. With a network of regional offices from Delaware to New York, Archer has more than 175 lawyers practicing in all major legal disciplines including corporate, labor, commercial litigation, family, real estate and many more.

06.17.2019 Melissa Osorio Dibble Installed as 2nd Vice President of the Estate and Financial Planning Council of Southern New Jersey Archer attorney Melissa Osorio Dibble has been installed as 2nd Vice President of the Board of Directors of the Estate and Financial Planning Council of Southern New Jersey (EFPCSNJ). Ms. Dibble was sworn in at the Council’s Annual Installation and Awards Dinner on June 13 at T́ir Na Nóg in Cherry Hill. Ms. Dibble previously…
This week, three handwritten documents were discovered in Aretha Franklin’s house. Are they valid wills? Archer’s Steven Mignogna, Esq. chimes in: “This is an increasing problem in our society. Especially with more technology available, people are inclined to create their own wills. Given the importance of the creation of a last will, creating one’s own document is a risky venture, especially where, as here, the deceased person leaves a variety of assets and interests. As…
05.29.2019 Divorce Agreement Determines Estate Litigation Outcome Allen v. Estate of Allen, No. A-2605-17TI, 2019 WL 150169 (N.J. Super. Ct. App. Div. Jan. 7, 2019). This unpublished Appellate Division case covers a number of estate litigation topics, including real estate title issues, rights among spouses, and constructive trusts. The facts of the case are relatively simple. In 1961, Norma Allen (“Norma”) and Donald L. Allen (“Donald”) were married.  They had three children.  On July 18,…
05.29.2019 The State of New Jersey Inherits, Second Cousins Don’t In the Matter of the Estate of Rosenthal, No. P-461-18 (N.J. Super. Ct. Ch. Div., Mar. 6, 2019).  Sally Rosenthal died intestate, with no spouse or children. After a genealogical search for the Sally’s family members, the investigator concluded that Sally’s only surviving relatives that could be found were second cousins and second cousins, once removed on Sally’s maternal side. The administrators of the estate…
05.22.2019 Steven Mignogna Presented Estate and Trust Litigation Seminar for Philadelphia Estate Planning Council Archer Partner, Steven K. Mignogna, recently served as a speaker for the seminar, “Seven Deadly Claims,” presented at the 2019 Philadelphia Estate Planning Council Annual Meeting, Seminar & Reception, held May 16 at the National Museum of American Jewish History, in Philadelphia, PA. The “Seven Deadly Claims” focused on the seven most significant causes of action stemming from the growing…
05.21.2019 Steven Mignogna Presented NJSBA Trust and Estate Law Seminar Archer Partner, Steven K. Mignogna, recently served as a speaker for the seminar, Fiduciary Litigation Update, presented at the 2019 New Jersey State Bar Association Annual Meeting and Convention, held May 15-17 at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, NJ. Mr. Mignogna provided an update concerning recent cases impacting estate planning and estate administration matters. Mr. Mignogna has been a presenter…
05.14.2019 Steven K. Mignogna to Speak at NJSBA’s 2019 Annual Meeting and Convention When: May 15, 2019 Where: Borgata, Atlantic City, NJ Archer Faculty: Steven K. Mignogna, Esq. Overview: Mr. Mignogna will be presenting a Fiduciary Litigation Update on Wednesday, May 15th at  1:45 p.m. – 3:25 p.m. in Studio 1. For more information and to register, click here.…
04.24.2019 New 2019 New Jersey Employment Laws – Everything You Need To Know When: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 | 8:00 AM to 10:30 AM Where: Tavistock Country Club, Haddonfield, NJ 08033 Archer Faculty: Overview: This course will cover the amendments to Family Leave and new laws about arbitration and confidentiality in settlement/severance agreements, minimum wage law changes, and pay equity law. Attend this program to find out about late 2018 and early 2019 laws affecting your business. TOPICS:…
04.23.2019 PEPC’s 2019 Annual Meeting, Seminar & Reception When: Thursday, May 16, 2019 | 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM Where: National Museum of American Jewish History, Philadelphia, PA Archer Faculty: Steven K. Mignogna, Esquire Overview: As estate and trust litigation intensifies around the country, a wave of novel claims has been evolving. Most trust and estate professionals need to be educated about these claims yet may not know of them at all. Our speakers will…
04.23.2019 Andrew J. Cevasco Installed as President of the Bergen County Bar Association Archer is pleased to announce that Andrew J. Cevasco has been installed as the 121st President of the Bergen County Bar Association. Mr. Cevasco took office on March 21st, and was sworn in by Hon. Bonnie J. Mizdol, the Assignment Judge of the New Jersey Superior Court, Bergen County. More than 350 members of the Bar Association gathered at the Hasbrouck Heights Hilton…