Giarusso v. Giarusso, ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2018).  This opinion by Judge Geiger today involved an application for attorneys’ fees in a matrimonial matter by a well-known North Jersey firm.  The firm had represented the plaintiff wife in connection with post-judgment proceedings.  The firm rendered services to collect alimony and child support arrears from the defendant husband, as well as equitable distribution owed to the wife.  The wife did not pay any amounts to the f

Judge Jose Fuentes has often been willing to share his views about what is and is not good appellate practice.  Examples of that were discussed here and here.  At last night’s NJSBA Appellate Practice Committee meeting, Judge Fuentes took questions from committee members and offered a number of practice pointers.  Some have been stated before, by Judge Fuentes or other judges, some were new, but all were

White Glove Hospitality, LLC v. Stockton University, 2018 WL 1352589 (App. Div. March 16, 2018).  Many seminars and articles about appellate practice focus on tips for writing better briefs or making more compelling oral arguments.  Preparing a proper appendix, a facially less interesting subject, rarely gets addressed in any detail.  Perhaps as a result of that, the Appellate Division