Mark W. Dellinger

Mark W. Dellinger, Roanoke, Virginia Attorney

Mark W. Dellinger

Practice Areas: Elder Law; Estate Planning; Special Needs Trusts; Guardianships; Estate and Trust Administration; Business Law; Guardian Ad Litem; Assisted Living and Nursing Home Planning.

Mark Dellinger values family harmony and preserving hard-earned assets. His previous experience in litigation fuels his desire to help families and entities prepare for potential problems proactively and constructively. He loves what he does and strives to treat clients as he would want to be treated.


Admitted: 1994, Virginia.

Law School: University of Richmond, J.D., 1994.

University: University of Richmond, B.A., 1991.

Member:

  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Roanoke Valley Estate Planning Council
  • Elder Law Section, Business Law Section, and Wills, Trusts & Estates Section of Virginia Bar Association
  • Business Law Section and Trusts & Estates Section of Virginia State Bar
  • Roanoke Bar Association
  • Virginia Bar Association
  • Alzheimer’s Association Regional Council

Virginia CLE 2015 Faculty Virginia CLE 2015 Author

Awards:

2016 Legal Elite Virginia Business Legal Elite Aware 2019

Mark W. Dellinger

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Biography: Omicron Delta Kappa; Golden Key National Honor Society; National Moot Court Team; Order of the Barristers; Colonial Athletic Association Scholar Athlete; Eagle Scout.

Born: Newport News, Virginia, 1968.

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Articles by Mark Dellinger

Mark Dellinger Named 2020 Virginia Super Lawyer

Mark W. Dellinger, attorney and partner at Rhodes, Butler & Dellinger, PC, in Roanoke, was named a 2020 Super Lawyer in Virginia in Elder Law by Super Lawyers. Mark W. Dellinger Rated by Super Lawyers loading … Click here to view the 2020 Virginia Super Lawyers listings. Read more »

CMS Issues Revised Guidance on Visitation in Nursing Homes

On September 18, 2020, the Consumer Voice announced that effective September 17, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a memo significantly easing visitation restrictions in nursing homes. The new guidance, which is effective immediately, permits outdoor visitation, indoor visitation, and compassionate care visits and lays out a framework for those visits. […] Read more »

Special Needs Trusts

by Mark W. Dellinger Special needs trusts (sometimes called “supplemental needs” trusts) allow a disabled beneficiary to receive an inheritance, gifts, lawsuit settlements or other funds without losing eligibility for certain government benefit programs, such as Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Medicaid. We draft these trusts so that the funds are not treated as the […] Read more »

Estate Settlement: "Equitable is not always equal."

Excerpt from “FinalCare: Boomers for Parents”, The Roanoker, January-February 2016. “Equitable is not always equal,” says Mark Dellinger of the Roanoke law firm of Rhodes, Butler & Dellinger, which specializes in family law. “People attach love to inheritance but sometimes one child makes a much great contribution to the life of the parent in the […] Read more »

Employing Caregivers

Video presentation by Mark Dellinger, April 9, 2014. “You and the Law: Aging With Dignity”, Roanoke Bar Association. View on Vimeo »   Read more »

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Mark Dellinger in the News

Mark Dellinger Named 2020 Virginia Super Lawyer

Mark W. Dellinger, attorney and partner at Rhodes, Butler & Dellinger, PC, in Roanoke, was named a 2020 Super Lawyer in Virginia in Elder Law by Super Lawyers. Mark W. Dellinger Rated by Super Lawyers loading … Click here to view the 2020 Virginia Super Lawyers listings. Read more »

CMS Issues Revised Guidance on Visitation in Nursing Homes

On September 18, 2020, the Consumer Voice announced that effective September 17, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a memo significantly easing visitation restrictions in nursing homes. The new guidance, which is effective immediately, permits outdoor visitation, indoor visitation, and compassionate care visits and lays out a framework for those visits. […] Read more »

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