Thomas J. Dolina Recognized as Superb Lawyer by Avvo

Attorney Thomas J. Dolina was recognized for select group of attorneys who has received a rating of “Superb” from Avvo. The highly respected Avvo rating uses a completely objective mathematical model to evaluate attorneys across the country. After analyzing a multitude of factors and criteria, the Avvo rating system has given Mr. Dolina one of…

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Thomas Dolina Contributor to MSBA Maryland Employment Law Deskbook

Thomas Dolina recently contributed to the MSBA Maryland Employment Law Deskbook that sold over 70 copies in the first two weeks. Copies may be purchased through the Maryland State Bar Association website. The Employment Law Deskbook is one of the first, if not the only publication in Maryland that focuses on attorneys’ fees in employment…

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Divorce Mistakes That Can Derail Your Retirement Plans

Unfortunately many people make major mistakes regarding their retirement long before a divorce.  The biggest mistake for the economically dependent spouse is to fail to have retirement savings in their own name.  During a marriage many people are trusting and make the decision to put all retirement saving in one spouse’s name, usually the spouse…

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Bodie Names New Partner

Bodie recently named Christopher M. McNally as a new partner to the firm. Mr. McNally has been an attorney with the Firm since 2006 as an associate attorney. McNally has spent his career working on large and complex cases with a concentration in the defense of long-term care (LTC) institutions, nurses and caregivers in complex…

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Not a Limitless Power: POA in Real Estate Transactions

Power of Attorney documents are a well-known component of estate planning, usually associated with assigning decision making roles for end of life planning and instances when someone is otherwise incapable of caring for themselves. However, the power granted in a power of attorney is not limitless.

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Business Law: Asset Protection Planning for Businesses

Reducing the gamble of owning a business through effective planning Anyone who has lost money at a casino can attest, “if you want to be a winner, you have to walk away from the table a winner.”  However, even an unfortunate trip to a casino can provide valuable lessons in asset protection planning for business…

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Filial Support Laws: Picking Up the Tab for Mom and Dad

America is facing a long-term care crisis.  Statistics show that the amount of time elderly people are spending in nursing homes increases each year. This is a result of both the baby boomer generation, as well as advances in modern medicine. Without proper estate planning, children may be the ones left picking up the tab…

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Springing out Powers

Maryland seniors may want to think about updating their estate plan before retiring in the Sunshine State, due to Florida’s Power of Attorney Act.  Recent estate law changes in Florida may prevent power of attorney documents from “springing” into action.

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Tom Dolina Receives AV Peer Review Rating From Martindale-Hubbell®

Bodie congratulates Tom Dolina for his excellent 4.6 out of 5 AV Peer Review Rating. The Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review RatingsTM are a complimentary service to the bar that enables members of the legal community to benefit from the candid and objective peer-to-peer feedback of other lawyers.  The extensive and confidential review conducted by members of the Bar…

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