Grolman LLP's Podcast
A topical overview of developing trends in real estate law, and now... law in general. Not nearly as boring as you would think. If you're buying a house, thinking about buying a house, own a house, or have been in a house, check us out. Podcasting from our virtual law office in Boston, Massachusetts. We invite you to visit us on the web at We welcome your feedback, suggestions and comments. For more personal assistance, check out our unique ASK THE LAWYER service on our website. (


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One of the first steps in starting a new business is deciding what type of organization you should set up.

In this episode of the Donahue Grolman & Earle's audio law school, Attorney Jeffrey Larnard discusses the basics of the major types of business organizations in Massachusetts, including sole proprietorships, general partnerships, limited partnerships, limited liability partnerships, limited liability companies and corporations.

Direct download: Business_Organization_Basics.mp3
Category:Law -- posted at: 7:32 PM

Before a police officer stops and searches your vehicle, certain legal requirements must be met in order for any evidence discovered to be admissible against you. In this episode, we briefly examine those requirements. 

Direct download: DGE_Podcast_1.mp3
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Wonderinf about the law of defamation? Thinking about defaming someone? Take a First Ammendment Adventure with us.

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Questions about what they are? How they work? We got you covered...

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The Massachusetts legislature passed a sweeping reform of how alimony is awarded in Massachusetts. Here are all the details.

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More information about the closing table... do you need a lawyer representing you? Tune-in and find out!

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Today we cover Like Kind Exchanges. What's a Like kind Exchange? Tune in!

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Today we tackle the topic of 1031 Like Kind Exchanges. Enjoy.

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With the economic downturn heavily upon us, we wanted to turn our attention to bankruptcy law. In this multi-part podcast, we'll cover the basics so you can determine whether this is a tool you can use in these tough economic times.
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Category:Real Estate Law -- posted at: 4:16 PM

Thinking about buying a condo? Then you need to take a listen. We tell you what you need to know in order to make this buying decision a good one.
Direct download: CondoLoveAffair.mp3
Category:Real Estate Law -- posted at: 6:22 PM

By popular demand... we present, More Rules for Landlords (Part II). Enjoy.
Direct download: Rules_six_through_ten_for_landlords.mp3
Category:Real Estate Law -- posted at: 8:15 PM

Donahue & Grolman's Rules for Avoiding Getting Sued by Their Tenants
Direct download: The_Rules_1_-_5.mp3
Category:Real Estate Law -- posted at: 11:18 AM

In a prior episode, we gave you an overview of the homestead declaration as an important building block of a sound estate plan. Now, we cover the homestead declaration in depth. Everything you always wanted to know... but were afraid to ask.
Direct download: all_about_mass_homesteads.mp3
Category:Real Estate Law -- posted at: 7:53 PM

Thanks for all of your letters and emails. You've asked for some information about the eviction process in the Commonwealth, and here it is! Keep the emails and letters coming.
Direct download: landlord_tenant_primer.aif
Category:Real Estate Law -- posted at: 12:32 AM

In prior episodes, we've been only discussing real estate law. Today, we branch out to showcase other practice areas of the firm. Is bankruptcy right for you? Double-click and find out.
Direct download: Consumer_Banktuptcy_Options.mp3
Category:Real Estate Law -- posted at: 6:44 PM

This week we cover the importance of securing a variance before building.
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Category:Real Estate Law -- posted at: 1:48 AM

There's a change in the law regarding buying and selling homes in Massachusetts... and it concerns yor physical safety. This podcast is really worth a listen!
Direct download: Carbon_Monoxide_law.mp3
Category:Real Estate Law -- posted at: 11:16 AM

Your home is your greatest asset. In this episode of Donahue & Grolman's Lawcast Podcast, we tackle the subject of Estate Planning. Specifically, we discuss strategies for protecting your assets, and who gets your assets when you die. Whether you own a home or not, we think Estate Planning is for everyone. We think you'll agree.
Direct download: Estate_Planning_Overview.mp3
Category:Real Estate Law -- posted at: 2:22 PM

An over-view of how and when a landlord can come into your apartment. Fun for landlords, brokers and tenants!
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Category:Real Estate Law -- posted at: 9:21 PM

"Real" Real Estate Matters. Visit our virtual law office at
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Category:Real Estate Law -- posted at: 2:54 AM