Case Results

Hegge & Confusione is proud to have achieved positive outcomes for so many deserving clients. Please keep in mind that the success of any appeal depends on the unique circumstances of each case. We cannot guarantee future results based on past successes we have achieved.

Clients’ Parental Decision-Making Authority Restored

New Jersey’s Appellate Division agreed with Hegge & Confusione that “[t]he family judge misapplied governing New Jersey and federal law in ordering grandparent visitation with the minor child over the objections of the natural parent defendants.” Read More

Hearing Ordered on Propriety of Dismissal of Client’s Lawsuit

New Jersey’s Appellate Division agreed with Hegge & Confusione that the lower court erred in failing to hold an evidentiary hearing on the propriety of dismissal of the client’s lawsuit: “The order under review is vacated and the matter remanded for a plenary hearing as to whether plaintiffs knowingly waived their right to trial by a judge or jury.” Read More

Child Support Order Vacated

New Jersey’s Appellate Division agreed with Hegge & Confusione that the lower court failed to accord proper credit for client payments made toward child support: “Because we are convinced the court erred by determining N.J.S.A. 2A:17-56.23a barred its consideration of defendant’s claim for a credit against certain child support arrearages for payments he caused to be made to his child from his social security retirement benefits, we vacate the court’s order denying defendant’s credit request and remand for further proceedings on that issue…” Read More

New Sentencing Hearing Ordered

New Jersey’s Appellate Division agreed with Hegge & Confusione that the client’s sentence was improper: “we remand for a new sentence hearing. The statement of reasons should not rely on the same factors to set sentences at the maximum while also imposing consecutive sentences for the same reasons.” Read More

New Trial Granted in Criminal Appeal

New Jersey’s Appellate Division agreed with Hegge & Confusione that the State’s disclosure in opening statement that a co-defendant “had confessed to his grandmother, who never testified” at trial “was too prejudicial to both defendants to be remedied by the court’s cautionary instruction” and required a new trial. Read More

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About Michael Confusione

New Jersey attorney Michael Confusione co-founded Hegge & Confusione in 1999 and heads the firm's appellate practice. He has over 20 years of experience in appellate law and has handled hundreds of civil and criminal appeals.

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