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Posted on: October 29, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Guest Speaker CMC Surrogate Dean Marcolongo on November 20

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Program


Guest Speaker: Dean R. Marcolongo, Esq.


Wednesday, November 20, 2019

5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Cape May Court House, NJ – Rutgers Cooperative Extension Family and Community Health Sciences Program will hold a free information session with Cape May County Surrogate Dean R. Marcolongo, Esq. for the Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group on Wednesday, November 20, 2019. The program will take place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County, 355 Courthouse-South Dennis Road, Cape May Court House, New Jersey. The building is handicap accessible.

Surrogate Marcolongo will provide information on guardianship, adoption, wills, and other issues that are important to the participants of the Grandparents Raising Grandchildren program. Childcare will be provided for the grandchildren. A light supper will be served at 5:30p.m. and the program will follow at 6p.m.

Marcolongo was elected Surrogate and sworn in on November 13, 2017. Prior to becoming Surrogate, Marcolongo practiced law in the South Jersey area for over 30 years. His practice focused in the areas of Zoning and Planning, Bankruptcy, Estates, Family Law and Municipal Court. He served as Solicitor for Planning and Zoning Boards in a number of towns in Cape May County, as well as, Prosecutor for the Upper Township and North Wildwood Municipal Courts. As the Surrogate Judge of Cape May County, Marcolongo is both the Judge and Clerk of that Court. He is responsible for the probate of wills, the appointment of administrators of estates, guardians for minors and incapacitated persons and adoptions.

New families are always welcome at the Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group, which meets the third Wednesday of the month, except for the months of June and July when there are no scheduled meetings.

There is no charge for this program, however, advanced registration is required. Please call Marian at (609) 465-5115, ext. 3609 for more information or to register for the program.

Support for this program is provided by the Cape May County Board of Chosen Freeholders, the Cape May County Division of Aging and Disability Services, and Rutgers Cooperative Extension. Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County educational programs are offered to all without regard to race, religion, color, age, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, or disability.

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