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Facts You Should Know Before You File A Protective Order in Maryland

If you have been abused by a family member or someone with whom you are in a romantic relationship, you are eligible to file a Petition for Protective Order against the person responsible for the abuse. While filing the Petition itself may seem straightforward, there are a few things you may not know about the legal process. Learn more about the process here.

September 18th, 2018|

Felony vs. Misdemeanor Charges in Maryland

If you are charged with a felony in the State of Maryland, the general rule implies that you are facing at least one year of potential jail time for the charge, while misdemeanor charges usually carry a maximum in jail of one year or less. However, due to changes by the Maryland General Assembly, some crimes no longer fall within the general rule and some misdemeanors carry longer sentences than felonies.

May 25th, 2017|

Problems with Maryland’s “Revenge Porn” Law

Taking nude photographs and sharing them with your partner may be a fun way to express yourself or add variety to your relationship, but when these photographs remain in the hands of an ex-lover, it may have dire consequences. Learn More.

November 9th, 2015|

Expunging, Sealing, and Shielding Your Record

There are several ways to remove data from your court records in Maryland: they are shielding, sealing, and expungement. The laws related to these methods are quite complicated. Learn more in this overview of the methods and the process.

October 14th, 2015|

Maryland’s County Commissioners: Good or Bad?

Legal systems vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. One of the aspects that sets the Maryland judicial system apart from those of its tristate area neighbors is its use of District Court commissioners. Learn More.

October 6th, 2015|

A La Carte Legal Representation

As you may know, a lawyer's actions are guided by the ethics rules called Rules of Professional Conduct (RPCs). The Model RPCs are written by the American Bar Association (ABA), a national volunteer organization with nearly 400,000 members, including judges, lawyers, and law students. Learn More

September 29th, 2015|

The Automobile Exception

Another situation that comes up frequently is police conducting a search of a vehicle. If you are pulled over for speeding or running a stop sign, can the police search your car to look for incriminating evidence against you? Learn More.

September 25th, 2015|

Business Partner Login Access Disputes

While disputes between business partners are quite common, a new set of legal problems has arisen with the increased pressure on businesses to have an online presence (from informational websites to making commercial websites with products available online). Learn More.

September 24th, 2015|