By: John P. Paone, Jr., Esq. and Victoria E. Paone, Esq. Americans have a love affair with pets. According to a recent survey, “three-fourths of Americans in their 30s have dogs, while 51 percent have cats.” It is not uncommon for people to spend thousands of dollars per year on pet clothing/accessories, food, photographs, medicine and the like.  But what happens to “Fluffy...
It was lovely seeing many of you at the holiday reception. Wilmington Trust was honored to be part of such a special event that allowed us to get to know many of the Fellows better and talk about how we can support each other as we help our clients navigate the challenges and complexities of divorce. As a follow-up, I want to make sure you were aware that our firm offers an array of divorce...
We completed another successful and engaging National AAML conference in Chicago! The week was packed with committee meetings, social events and cutting-edge CLE primarily focusing on assisted reproduction issues. The chapter presented a $7,500 check to the AAML foundation in honor and in memory of our friend, and colleague Billy Schreiber. The New Jersey Chapter was well represented with several...
Most clients hire their lawyers for the lawyer's expertise and experience.  There is an expectation that the lawyer will guide the client through the process, giving them the strategic options, and counsel them regarding settlement positions and opportunities.  Sometimes, client’s hire lawyers that they think they can control, who will do their bidding whether or not the...
By Richard F. Iglar You have come to a decision which you may have been dreading, or which may make you feel relieved.  You are taking the first step toward a decision which will allow you to take control of the direction of your future life.  You are going to start interviewing divorce lawyers (and hopefully you have made the wise decision to hire a seasoned, wise and practical...