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  • In Juvenile Court:

    Friday August 04th, 2017 When my client’s mother says to me, “Thank you so much for fighting for my son, we appreciate all that you did. We would never have won the case without you, but please understand I hope to never need your services again.” I totally understand, just send me referrals : ) Read more
  • You have the right to remain silent…does your child know that?

    Wednesday July 26th, 2017 Most adults know Miranda warnings because we have seen it in movies and on television shows. Does your minor child know they also have the right to remain silent? Most minor children (everyone under the age of 18 years) who are suspects in a crime are approached by the police ... Read more
  • This is not Hollywood

    Wednesday July 19th, 2017 Teenagers have this new craze where they are committing a crime and their friends are recording the crime on their cellphones. As if that is not _____ (insert your choice of words here) enough, they post these videos on social media and you can hear laughter in the background. Honestly, ... Read more
  • If you are a victim of a hit and run – Call 911

    Wednesday June 28th, 2017 Typically, you are in shock and disbelief when you are a victim of a hit and run. Calling the police immediately is essential because they need to take a report of the crime at the scene of the accident. The police report makes it easier for you to open an ... Read more
  • Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol (DUI): It Happens More Than You Think

    Monday June 19th, 2017 A lot of people shrink back in shock. “He got charged with a DUI?!”, they ask with condemnation. What people don’t realize is that this happens more often than imagined. To be honest, drinking is hardly unusual. It can be a symptom of a problem such as relationship issues or ... Read more
  • Do the police target happy hour for drunk drivers?

    Tuesday June 13th, 2017 Happy hours are one of the many targets of police officers when looking for drunk drivers. As you head to your various happy hour locations for the weekend, remember that police officers sit outside of bars and restaurants, watching to see who will be driving under the influence of ... Read more
  • Traffic Court – No Officer, plea not guilty

    Thursday June 08th, 2017 The State needs a witness to make a case against you. When you are pulled over for traffic citations the officer needs to be in court for the case to go forward. When there is no officer, plea not guilty. Some jurisdictions have officers on call for trials so that ... Read more
  • Car Accident, Criminal & Traffic Lawyer

    Wednesday May 24th, 2017 Omena Law Firm, LLC is Maryland’s injury law firm. We protect accident victims from insurance companies through skillful negotiation or litigation. We will get you the compensation you deserve in your injury case. We are also former prosecutors with extensive trial experience in felony and misdemeanor criminal cases. We handle ... Read more
  • That Traffic Ticket!

    Tuesday May 02nd, 2017 When you get a traffic ticket and you decide you don’t want to pay the fine you must request for a trial. At the bottom of the ticket there should be a box where you select the option for a trial that must be mailed to the address provided on ... Read more
  • We should all open impound lots

    Monday April 10th, 2017 If your car is impounded for a traffic violation such as driving on a suspended insurance your car goes to the police impound lot until you claim it. Unclaimed vehicles are auctioned by the police after a certain period because some people can’t afford to pay the impound fees that ... Read more