• When You Violate Probation

    Tuesday May 31st, 2016 Violation of probation can occur in two ways: A Technical violation Getting a new offense A technical violation is where you break one of the rules the court set for you during your probation.  Some of these rules are: meet regularly with your probation officer, pay restitution to the victims of your case, ... Read more
  • What is Probation?

    Thursday May 19th, 2016 Probation is punishment usually available for misdemeanors and first-time offenders in criminal cases.  Probation allows that you to spend less time in jail or avoid jail time altogether depending on the facts of your case.  For this leniency comes certain restrictions on your life. Some examples are: Attend counseling such as ... Read more
  • Client Testimonial

    Thursday May 12th, 2016 “I procrastinated about finding a lawyer for my traffic case and wasn’t sure what to expect from a “last minute” attorney. I had spoken to someone else who wasn’t very engaging so I expected the bare minimum. Chinwe was on top of things from our first call. She started the ... Read more
  • Nigerian Driver’s License to Drive in Maryland?

    Tuesday May 03rd, 2016 Yes, and I am sure you are very excited about that : )  You can use your Nigerian driver’s license to drive in Maryland and Washington DC if you meet the following criteria: Your Nigerian driver’s license is valid (not expired or fake) You are a visitor to the United States Where people ... Read more
  • Jail Time for a Suspended License?

    Monday April 25th, 2016 Yes!  Get this, this is in the state of Maryland!  Driving on a suspended license in Maryland carries up to 1 year in jail and/or $1,000 and a possible 12 points on your driving record.  Too many people think that all they have to do is fix the reason why ... Read more
  • What Happens When I Am Served with a Protective Order?

    Tuesday April 12th, 2016 If you live with the person petitioning against you, you must move out immediately. Yes, even if you have children together in the house. You will have a hearing within 7-14 days where the judge will decide whether or not to grant the order against you. The petitioner seeking the order from ... Read more
  • Judicial Election

    Tuesday April 19th, 2016 Six candidates are running for four positions for ‪Judges‬ in Prince George’s County, Maryland. Please ‪vote. Maryland’s election day is Tuesday, April 26, 2016. Early voting began and ends Thursday, April 21, 2016 Click on the link below the candidate’s names to find out more about them April Ademiluyi Herman C. Dawson – Incumbent Dorothy ... Read more
  • “I sent a text to someone, now I have a protective order against me! Why?”

    Monday April 04th, 2016 There are certain text messages you should never send! This includes texts like, “You are digging your grave,” “Watch your back,” “I know where you live,” “You’re gonna get what’s coming,” and my personal favorite, someone texting prayers to her enemy, “May God destroy all my enemies. Let them fall ... Read more
  • Common Trends in Protective Order Cases:

    Tuesday March 29th, 2016 Many women file for a protective order and then don’t show up for the hearing because they have forgiven the abuser or regret their decision. If you don’t show up for the hearing, the case will be dismissed by the judge. Some men admit to never reporting physically abusive women because ... Read more
  • Public Internet Access to Case Records – DC

    Thursday March 17th, 2016 DC courts online provides people with Internet access to information from case records. This information includes defendant name, case number, plaintiff name (civil cases only), trial date, charge, and the outcome of the case. The cases that are available are criminal, and civil cases. The information on the website is ... Read more