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New CCRC Legislation

By: Daniel S. Katz
May 7, 2013
Substantial statutory and regulatory requirements are already in place to regulate Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs).  Nevertheless, the Maryland legislature enacted legislation in the 2012 session that imposed additional requirements on CCRCs.  A major change was made in the ... Read more >
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New Maryland Law Places Limits on Employers re: Jury Duty

By: Melissa Calhoon Jones
May 7, 2013
A new law takes effect October 1, 2012, prohibiting Maryland employers from requiring employees to report for certain evening and night shifts after serving on jury duty. The prohibitions apply to shifts starting at or after 5 p.m. on the day the employee appears for jury service, and shifts startin... Read more >
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Recent Decisions Concerning Family Law

By: Ferrier R. Stillman
May 7, 2013
The Maryland General Assembly and Maryland Appellate Courts made several important decisions in recent months concerning family law. Here are the highlights of those decisions: Same Sex Divorce in Maryland is Legal Maryland's highest court has held that same sex couples who were married in ano... Read more >
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Gregory M. Garrett Named Partner

May 2, 2013
Tydings announces that Gregory M. Garrett has been named a partner effective January 1, 2013. The firm’s managing partner, Bill Carrier, comments: "We are very proud to welcome Greg as a partner. He has shown commitment to both our clients and the firm." Greg’s practice focuses on health c... Read more >
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Updated Versions of FCRA Notices Now Available

May 2, 2013
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has issued new regulations that require employers to use updated versions of Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) forms. The new regulations went into effect January 1, 2013, and affect all employers using outside agencies to conduct background checks on c... Read more >
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A New I-9 Form is Available-Start Using it Now

May 2, 2013
There is a new Form I-9 that employers should begin using right away. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently announced the release of its newly updated Employment Eligibility Verification form, Form I-9. All employers are required to use Form I-9 at the time of hire to verify the... Read more >
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Benchmark Litigation 2012 Recognizes Tydings as Top Litigation Firm

October 30, 2011
Tydings has been recommended once again as a top litigation firm in Maryland in the fifth annual edition of Benchmark Litigation 2012, a publication of Euromoney/Legal Media Group.  The guide focuses exclusively on leading U.S. litigation firms and attorneys. In addition to naming the f... Read more >
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"Cashing In When Cashing Out"

By: A. Lee Lundy
October 5, 2011
Lee Lundy, a partner in the firm’s business, corporate and tax department hosted a roundtable discussion for business owners. He was joined by John Cogar, Wealth Planning Director and Senior Vice President of PNC Wealth Management. Here is a summary of the discussion: Both Lee and Joh... Read more >