10 Considerations for Employment Contracts

Experienced employment law attorneys at Bodie, Attorneys at Law discuss considerations for employers as it pertains to employment contracts. Employment contracts are a significant part of successful businesses, no matter how large or small the company. However, there are various types of employment agreements and it would be prudent to be aware of the differences.…

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Probate Overview – Should You Avoid It?

The estate planning attorneys at Bodie, Attorneys at Law, discuss important information regarding probating an estate. Probating an estate may not be a top priority on your to-do list, but there are various reasons why the process should be. The following material will help you better understand the process of probate and when it’s best…

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9 Considerations for Bankruptcy in 2015

The bankruptcy attorneys of Bodie, Attorneys at Law discuss nine considerations to make before filing for bankruptcy. Too often, the decision to file for bankruptcy comes after a wage garnishment has started or after a bank account has been levied. Unfortunately, waiting for these events can make the situation even worse, as any levy or…

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6 Estate Planning Necessities for Newlyweds

The estate planning attorneys from Bodie, Attorneys at Law describe important essentials regarding your estate plan after you are married. The first thing you want to do as a newlywed probably has nothing to do with estate planning, but it’s critical to tackle this item sooner rather than later. Taking the time to sit down…

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Four Warning Signs of Financial Elder Abuse

The elder law attorneys at Bodie Law in Maryland discuss indications of elder abuse and how to handle them. The term “elder abuse” often brings to mind physical abuse at the hands of a caregiver, but abuse also may come in the form of someone attempting to illicitly control someone’s finances.  It is important to be…

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Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Involuntary Discharge from a Nursing Home

The long-term care attorneys from Bodie Law in Maryland discuss common situations in dealing with involuntary discharge from a nursing home. Involuntary discharge from a nursing home can be a complex issue. Understanding the answers to some frequent questions may help to ease the process. The following tips can help shed light on the subject…

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6 Financial Considerations after Divorce

The family law attorneys at Bodie discuss outstanding financial matters that result from separation after a divorce has been finalized. The heartache and tension from divorce can have a negative effect on the choices you make. After the divorce has been finalized, there are financial key points that need to be addressed. With a clear…

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Sentencing Laws: How Do They Work?

The criminal law attorneys at Bodie Law discuss how mandatory minimum sentencing laws work. Mandatory minimum sentencing laws set thresholds for punishment of certain crimes that even judges cannot lower, no matter the circumstance. By disallowing leniency, these inflexible sentencing laws may seem like a way to streamline the legal process, but some view them…

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You’re Ready for Retirement, but Your Savings Are Not

When the time for retirement comes you may be ready, but your savings may not. Unfortunately, half of workers age 55 and older have less than $50,000 in savings, according to the Employee Benefit Research Institutes 2014 Retirement Conference Survey. The attorneys at Bodie Law answer a few common misconceptions about retirement and maximizing your…

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Eight Ways to Protect Yourself Against HIPAA Breaches

Breaches of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) occur more frequently than you might think. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), there is an estimated 19,000 HIPAA breaches reported annually. Any unauthorized disclosure of individually identifiable protected health information (PHI) by a covered entity, its business associate or…

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