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  • 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: http://www.governing.com/topics/public-justice-safety/tns-maryland-criminal-jsustice.html?platform=hootsuite Read more
  • 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