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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.

When: Friday, November 1, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 11:45 PM Where: Tavistock, Haddonfield Overview: Please join us for a complimentary Labor & Employment Breakfast Seminar. This course will cover the major state and federal laws affecting labor and employment law. SPEAKERS: Members of the Archer & Greiner Labor and Employment Law Department Opening Remarks and Introduction by Peter L. Frattarelli — Chairperson of Archer & Greiner’s Labor and Employment Law Department TOPICS: Legal Update:…
The Archer Estates & Trusts department is pleased to announce that four of its attorneys were included in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.  Since first published in 1983, Best Lawyers is universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers® has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals, because it is based on over…
Archer is pleased to announce that attorney Melissa Osorio Dibble has been accepted into the inaugural class of the Mid-Atlantic Fellows Institute of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC). Lawyers are nominated by an ACTEC Fellow and selected through a competitive application process. Ms. Dibble was one of 38 lawyers selected from nominees located in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Washington DC. Created by ACTEC Fellows, the mission of…
On Friday, October 18, 2019, Steven Mignogna will present a program at the National Meeting of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (“ACTEC”), at its Fiduciary Litigation Committee, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  The panel will discuss a national survey on damages and remedies in estate and trust litigation.  The presentation is the capstone to a study conducted over several years, compiling a survey of each state of the United States. The post Steven Mignogna
The NJSBA submitted comments on the proposed New Jersey guardianship statutes and portions of Title 3B. The proposal is an overhaul of the guardianship act and the NJSBA’s Elder and Disability Law Section felt the changes may not accomplish the intended goals and could hurt New Jersey’s most vulnerable residents. See the letter at: https://tcms.njsba.com/personifyebusiness/Portals/0/NJSBA-PDF/Reports%20&%20Comments/Guardianship.pdf. The post NJSBA Reacts to Proposed Guardianship Rule Changes appeared first on Archer & Greiner.…
In re Estate of Tuzzolo, P-104-19, slip op. (N.J. Super. Ct. Ch. Div. June 5, 2019). Plaintiff Susan Bechaw (“Bechaw”) and defendant Francine Cenicola (“Cenicola”) were daughters of the decedent, Philomena Tuzzolo.  When the decedent passed away in December 2008, Cenicola was appointed executrix of the decedent’s estate. Two and a half years after the decedent’s death, after the administration of the estate was completed, an attorney for the executrix forwarded Bechaw a copy of…
In re Estate of Giordano, No. P-085-18 (Ch. Div. June 10, 2019). The court highlighted two propositions: (1) New Jersey’s elective share statute is needs based and can be awarded upon a finding that the election is necessary to provide adequate support of the surviving spouse during her probable life expectancy; and (2) the New Jersey Multiple Party Deposit Account Act creates a presumption that funds on deposit at the time of a decedent’s death…
On Friday, October 18, 2019, Steven Mignogna will present a program at the National Meeting of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (“ACTEC”), at its Fiduciary Litigation Committee, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  The panel will discuss a national survey on damages and remedies in estate and trust litigation.  The presentation is the capstone to a study conducted over several years, compiling a survey of each state of the United States. The post National Meeting
On Thursday, December 5, 2019, with others from our firm,  Mr. Mignogna will present a seminar at the Camden County Bar Association on important trends in estate litigation.  This is the 18th annual year for this program.  It will be presented at Tavistock. Provider: Camden County Bar Association Speakers: Mr. Glenn Henkel Esq. – Kulzer & DiPadova, PA Mr. Anthony LaRatta Esq. – Archer & Greiner Steven Mignogna Esq. – Archer & Greiner Location: Tavistock…
On January 16, 2020, Mr. Mignogna will present a program on the “Inside View from Corporate Fiduciaries,” at the 54th Annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning in Orlando, Florida.  The Heckerling Institute is the nation’s premier conference for estate planning professionals.  Mr. Mignogna will moderate a panel comprised of the chief officers of several major corporate fiduciaries, who will provide their insight on significant issues in estates and trusts. The post 54th Annual Heckerling Institute on