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  • New Expungement Laws in MD

    Tuesday February 23rd, 2016 October 1st, 2015 signified the following changes 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 from the public 3 ... Read more
  • Is Your Record Expunged?

    Tuesday February 16th, 2016 When you are looking for a job or renting an apartment, a background check will be carried out on you. Anything found on your record may result in denials to you even in instances where the case has been dismissed. Expungement means destruction of criminal record. Cases that can be expunged ... Read more
  • Nothing Super about Jail, Drive Sober

    Monday February 08th, 2016 I saw the message above on the Dynamic Message Sign (DMS) on the beltway in Maryland leading up to the super bowl game. When the price of your alcoholic drink is almost $10K you begin to wonder if it was worth it. In the past week I have met a ... Read more
  • Do you have PIP coverage on your auto insurance?

    Monday February 01st, 2016 Personal Injury Protection (PIP) is an additional coverage on your car insurance policy that pays for your medical bills and lost wages when you have been injured in a car accident. PIP pays for your medical bills on top of whatever the at fault party’s insurance company pays. This is ... Read more
  • Common Mistakes People Make After A Car Accident

    Monday January 25th, 2016 Insurance companies are not in the business of handing out checks! They go out of their way to find flaws with your injury case to reduce the value of your claim. By eliminating these common mistakes from your case, you make your case stronger and receive more compensation for your ... Read more
  • Driving without a License

    Saturday January 16th, 2016 In this case, without a license means you have never applied for one.  Common reasons why people drive without a license are: I had to go to work (this is not an emergency by the way) Someone needed to go to the hospital I don’t have one The reason for breaking this law might ... Read more
  • I got a ticket for hanging an air freshener on my rear -view mirror. Why?

    Monday January 04th, 2016 An officer can give you a ticket because you have dangling objects from the rear-view mirror of your car. This violation is called Windshield Obstruction and it is prohibited in Maryland, D.C. and Virginia. These “objects” could be air fresheners, Mardi Gras beads or anything blocking your line of sight ... Read more
  • People don’t Know How to Drive in the Rain

    Tuesday December 15th, 2015 I remember when I was a casualty adjuster in Brea, California anytime it rained we knew it was going to be an extremely busy day. When it rains the number of car accidents rises because people simply don’t know how to drive in the rain. As we expect more rain ... Read more
  • Justice has been Served

    Friday December 11th, 2015 It is such a shame that someone given public trust and power would abuse his privilege in such a manner. Justice was definitely served today! http://www.cnn.com/2015/12/11/us/oklahoma-daniel-holtzclaw-verdict/index.html Read more
  • When Panic leads to Identity Fraud

    Tuesday December 01st, 2015 Panic is a sudden sensation of fear which is so strong as to dominate or prevent reason and logical thinking, replacing it with overwhelming feelings of anxiety and frantic agitation consistent with an animalistic fight-or-flight reaction – Wikipedia I have seen where some people give the names of other people ... Read more