01.27.2015

Anthony R. La Ratta and Melissa Osorio Dibble Awarded Probate & Property Magazine’s 2014 Excellence in Writing Award

The American Bar Association Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law’s Probate & Property Magazine awarded Anthony R. La Ratta and Melissa Osorio Dibble the 2014 Excellence in Writing Award. Their article “What’s in a Name: Writings Intended as Wills” published in the May/June issue of the magazine won Best Practical Use Article for Trust and Estates.

Mr. La Ratta is a Partner based in Archer & Greiner’s Haddonfield, N.J., office, where he concentrates his practice in the area of commercial litigation with an emphasis on probate matters, estates, trusts, guardianships and fiduciaries. He has represented institutions and individuals in a variety of contexts and has handled cases involving will contests, undue influence, diminished capacity and accountings of estates and trusts. He is a court-approved mediator for New Jersey probate cases.

Ms. Dibble is an Associate in the Litigation Department. She concentrates her practice in the area of Estate and Trust Litigation. Ms. Dibble has handled all varieties of probate and general equity matters including will contests, actions against fiduciaries, and matters involving the Uniform Prudent Management of Institutional Funds Act and the Slayer Statute. She has represented a variety of institutions and individuals, including banks, corporate fiduciaries, executors, trustees, beneficiaries of estates and trusts, and intestate heirs.

For more information about the award, visit: http://www.americanbar.org/groups/real_property_trust_estate/publications.html

To read the article, visit: http://www.archerlaw.com/news-resources/13826/