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  • Waiting until the last minute to get a lawyer

    Tuesday December 19th, 2017 Some of us push things to the back burner when it is unpleasant, and we don’t want to deal with it. Being in denial unfortunately doesn’t make the situation go away, it will still come as scheduled. If you need a lawyer for a criminal or traffic case start ... Read more
  • After An Accident See a Doctor within 72 Hours

    Wednesday December 06th, 2017 For Your Health: If you have been in an auto accident you need to see a doctor to examine you and treat you if necessary.  Often times, injuries are not immediately external.  Let your health care provider tell you if you are injured or not after an examination. For Maximum Compensation: Insurance companies ... Read more
  • Get full coverage on your car

    Thursday November 30th, 2017 Many of us get liability only on our car insurance to save some money in the monthly payments. Thing is, if you get into a car accident you realize it was worth it to pay a little extra for full coverage. Sometimes determining liability for the accident takes much longer ... Read more
  • Turkey Time!

    Tuesday November 21st, 2017 Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family! Read more
  • Don’t ignore that out of state ticket 

    Tuesday November 14th, 2017 Many of us go on road trips with our friends and someone ends up getting a speeding ticket. We come home and forget about the ticket because we kept postponing dealing with it. After some months or years, we get pulled over and we are surprised to learn our driver’s ... Read more
  • Are you smoking weed in DC and driving to MD?

    Tuesday November 07th, 2017 Initiative 71 made marijuana legal in Washington, D.C, and this means that if you are over 21 years old you can possess up to 2 ounces of marijuana to smoke on private property. DC also allows you to grow up to 6 marijuana plants in your home. The ... Read more
  • Filing Fees for Expungement – Maryland

    Tuesday October 31st, 2017 From October 1, 2017 the filling fee of $30 paid to the clerk to file for expungement in criminal cases in Maryland was removed for the following outcomes or dispositions: • Verdict of Acquittal • Probation before Judgement (PBJ) • Nolle Prosequi (Dismissal) • Stet • Not criminally responsible The filling fee was removed in District ... Read more
  • Who are you hanging with?

    Monday October 23rd, 2017 You know that saying, “Friends of a feather flock together” the criminal justice system believes in it. There are at least 3 criminal charges you will get if you ride with the wrong friends. Imagine you need a ride and your friend pulls up in her sedan. The police pulls ... Read more
  • The Juvenile Series: Juveniles in Adult Court

    Monday October 16th, 2017 There are certain crimes, such as kidnapping, carjacking, sex offenses and possession of a firearm, that could warrant a minor being automatically charged as an adult, thereby skipping the Juvenile Court altogether. In these cases, the juvenile’s lawyer can request a transfer hearing to send the juvenile back to ... Read more
  • The Juvenile Series: What does placement in the juvenile system mean?

    Monday October 09th, 2017 When the court decides to send a child to placement, it means the child will be taken away from their parent or guardian’s home and sent to a placement home or what I call “kiddie jail”. This recommendation is reserved for the most egregious crimes or for repeat offenders. Cheltenham ... Read more