• New Expungement Laws in MD

    Tuesday August 25th, 2015 From October 1st, 2015 the following changes will be effective for expungments: • You can expunge convictions for an act that is no longer a crime in Maryland. For example, convictions for Possession of Marijuana under 10 grams which was decriminalized in 2014. • You can shield certain nonviolent misdemeanor convictions ... Read more
  • What is an Expungement?

    Monday August 17th, 2015 It is the destruction of a criminal record. This means background searches should not be able to find the case and the case is removed from the Maryland Public Case Search Website. Once your case is expunged, background checks for employment or renting apartments should come up clean. Cases that can ... Read more
  • Could you sign here, please?

    Tuesday August 11th, 2015 Car insurance companies usually mail a release along with the compensation check for personal injury. The exact language of the release states you are: releasing and forever discharging the defendant, his heirs, executors, administrators, agents and assigns, and all other persons, firms, or corporations liable or, who might be claimed ... Read more
  • Please Control Your Emotions!

    Tuesday August 04th, 2015 I have noticed a disturbing trend with some people in need of criminal defense. They are good people, never been in trouble in their lives, and never been arrested for anything. They have extremely good jobs, and are excellent college students. They all have one thing in common, they can’t ... Read more
  • Protective Orders

    Tuesday July 28th, 2015 Too many clients have walked into my office stating that their wives or girlfriends have had protective orders against them only to ask them to come back into their shared residence. The very nature of a protective order is that you stay away from the other party for usually a ... Read more
  • Don’t text these messages

    Monday July 27th, 2015 “Watch your back.” “You are digging your grave.” “You’re gonna get what’s coming.” “I know where you live.” It might seem like common sense, but these messages will probably get you charged with Assault, Protective Order, or even worse. Without context attached to these text messages, it can be construed to ... Read more
  • Monday July 13th, 2015 Nigerian American Lawyers Association (NALA) with the Honorable Judge Hassan El-Amin Read more
  • Don’t talk to “them” without a lawyer!

    Monday July 06th, 2015 Imagine this scenario: Bobby is accused of a serious offense at work. His supervisor calls him in to talk, and Bobby doesn’t think it is a big deal so he talks to his supervisor. He even goes as far as to give a written statement to them to explain his ... Read more
  • Full Coverage for your Car is Essential

    Monday June 29th, 2015 Full insurance coverage for your vehicle is essential because it gives you peace of mind. While liability is being determined (and we know that can take forever sometimes) your rental is covered, your vehicle is getting repaired, and you are being taken care of. Sure, it is more expensive to ... Read more
  • Kiddie jail is real

    Tuesday June 23rd, 2015 It must be a parent’s nightmare to search for a lawyer to defend their child’s criminal charges. I say child because children as young as 10 year olds are being charged with assault, robbery, drug and weapon offenses in juvenile court. If these children are convicted of the crimes ... Read more