• The following is an informative guide to the three to six-month expungement process in the state of Maryland.

    Friday October 28th, 2016 Maryland Expungement Process: The application, which can be obtained from the Clerk’s office, is first completed by the defendant. It is best to do this with a lawyer as process fees are nonrefundable and applications will be dismissed on account of errors. The completed application is taken to the Court Clerk in ... Read more
  • “My application to rent an apartment was denied even though I have no convictions! Why?”

    Wednesday October 26th, 2016 Cases on your record may affect your ability to rent an apartment. Some apartment complexes may deny your application if they see an arrest on your record although your criminal case was dismissed and you have no convictions on your record. The fact that they can see what you were ... Read more
  • Do I need gap insurance?

    Tuesday October 25th, 2016 You need gap insurance if you are making payments on your car. An unfortunate common occurrence after a car accident is where people are left with no money, no car, and paying for a car they no longer have. If you are making payments on your car and your vehicle is ... Read more
  • From Happy Hour to Jail

    Friday October 14th, 2016 Happy Friday! Finally, the weekend is here and some of us will get to relax. As you head to your various happy hour locations remember that police officers sit outside of bars and restaurants watching to see who will be driving under the influence of alcohol. All ... Read more
  • I had a follow up question on LinkedIn to my last post “When your Car is Totaled in a Car Accident.”

    Tuesday October 11th, 2016 Q -But most of the time when you call your insurance company, they arrange for a tow truck to take it to a pre-determined place, how do you get valuation in that case? What if you think it is totaled and your insurance company doesn’t think so? A – Tow companies ... Read more
  • Noah’s Law takes effect in Maryland

    Monday October 03rd, 2016 Anti-Drunk Driving Measure On Saturday, October 1 2016 Noah’s law came into effect in Maryland. This new law affects everyone who is convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol even if it is your first offense. Here is what you can expect as a result of the law: • You will ... Read more
  • When your Car is Totaled in a Car Accident

    Thursday September 29th, 2016 The biggest question will be what is the value of your vehicle? The insurance company’s valuation for your car is usually not the same as your own valuation. Your valuation is usually higher than what the insurance company wants to pay for it. Negotiations with the adjuster is one way ... Read more
  • Changes to Maryland’s Criminal Justice System Ignition Interlocks:

    Wednesday September 21st, 2016 Most convicted drunken drivers will be required to have locks put on their cars that prevent them from driving unless they pass a breathalyzer test. The measure was called Noah’s Law in honor of Noah Leotta, a Montgomery County police officer who was hit and killed in December by a ... Read more
  • Is your driver’s license suspended?

    Thursday September 22nd, 2016 Too many of us jump into our cars and drive off to one destination after another without knowing if our license is suspended. Here are common reasons why your license might be suspended: • You may have failed to appear for a court date (FTA). Changing your address at the DMV ... Read more
  • Changes to Maryland’s Criminal Justice System

    Tuesday September 20th, 2016 In the last days of May 2016, Governor Hogan signed a bill that overhauls the criminal justice system in Maryland. For a detailed look at the changes please read the link: Read more