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  • Driver’s License Identity Theft

    Saturday March 25th, 2017 Once in a while, I handle cases where someone has a traffic court date but was never pulled over by the police. Despite the fact that they honestly have not committed a traffic violation, they are shocked to find that the case has their correct information (i.e. full ... Read more
  • Client Testimonial

    Tuesday March 21st, 2017 I’m so thankful and grateful for Chinwe! She listened to the specifics of my case and was diligent, knowledgeable and extremely professional while providing me with the absolute best representation. I was extremely nervous about my case. But she provided detailed information which helped reduced my anxiety greatly. She was ... Read more
  • Free Rides for 2017 Holidays provided by Lyft and SoberRide

    Wednesday March 08th, 2017 Free rides are being provided by Lyft and SoberRide during the 2017 holidays starting with St. Patrick’s Day March 17 at 4pm until March 18 at 4 am. For more information please see the link below. #Antidrunkdriving in the Washington D.C area. Free Rides During Holidays Read more
  • Don’t pay that traffic citation

    Monday February 20th, 2017 Whenever you have a traffic citation you should always consider going to court first. I know, who has time for court right? It is much easier to pay the fine for the traffic citation and move on with your life. However, many of the traffic citations carry points and hefty ... Read more
  • Suspended License in Maryland

    Monday February 13th, 2017 The maximum penalty for driving on a suspended license in Maryland for your first offense is 1 year in jail and/or $1,000 and a possible 12 points on your driving record. Here are a few reasons your license may be suspended: DUI conviction Failure to pay child support Failure to attend driver’s improvement program Failure ... Read more
  • Client Testimonial

    Friday February 03rd, 2017 Ms. Chinwe Kpaduwa has excellent legal experience in the auto accident and criminal defense areas, providing thorough research, review, and investigation techniques in the processing of my son’s, my husband’s and my cases. Through my seeking Ms. Chinwe’s legal services for my son’s case, she kindly, through the blessing of ... Read more
  • Bench Warrants

    Monday January 30th, 2017 One of the most common ways people get bench warrants is failing to show up for court. Whether it is a traffic or criminal matter, if you don’t show up for court you usually get a bench warrant. A major cause of this is a change of address. Changing your ... Read more
  • Do insurance companies conduct opposition research during my claim?

    Tuesday January 17th, 2017 Yes. Opposition research refers to evidence used against the plaintiff to devalue their injury claim. Social media postings are common research tools. This is why posting on social media during car accident treatment can have adverse effects on your case. Some of us like to post daily activity on social ... Read more
  • Total Loss – Frequently Asked Questions

    Monday January 09th, 2017 How is a total loss determined? The actual cash value (ACV) of your vehicle is compared to the cost of the property damage. If the cost to repair is around 75% of the ACV, the vehicle will most likely be totaled. The determination is mathematical. What is the actual cash value ... Read more
  • First Things to Do in an Accident

    Tuesday January 03rd, 2017 • Call the Police Too often, after a car accident, one of the drivers will readily admit fault and offer to pay out of pocket. They will beg the other driver not to call the police, promising to repair damages. Accepting such an offer is the biggest mistake you can make ... Read more