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  • Judicial Election

    Tuesday April 19th, 2016 Six candidates are running for four positions for ‪Judges‬ in Prince George’s County, Maryland. Please ‪vote. Maryland’s election day is Tuesday, April 26, 2016. Early voting began and ends Thursday, April 21, 2016 Click on the link below the candidate’s names to find out more about them April Ademiluyi https://ballotpedia.org/April_Ademiluyi Herman C. Dawson – Incumbent https://ballotpedia.org/Herman_C._Dawson Dorothy ... Read more
  • “I sent a text to someone, now I have a protective order against me! Why?”

    Monday April 04th, 2016 There are certain text messages you should never send! This includes texts like, “You are digging your grave,” “Watch your back,” “I know where you live,” “You’re gonna get what’s coming,” and my personal favorite, someone texting prayers to her enemy, “May God destroy all my enemies. Let them fall ... Read more
  • Common Trends in Protective Order Cases:

    Tuesday March 29th, 2016 Many women file for a protective order and then don’t show up for the hearing because they have forgiven the abuser or regret their decision. If you don’t show up for the hearing, the case will be dismissed by the judge. Some men admit to never reporting physically abusive women because ... Read more
  • Public Internet Access to Case Records – DC

    Thursday March 17th, 2016 DC courts online provides people with Internet access to information from case records. This information includes defendant name, case number, plaintiff name (civil cases only), trial date, charge, and the outcome of the case. The cases that are available are criminal, and civil cases. The information on the website is ... Read more
  • Public Internet Access to Case Records – MD

    Wednesday March 16th, 2016 Maryland Judiciary Case Search provides people with Internet access to information from case records.  This information includes defendant name, city and state, case number, date of birth, plaintiff name (civil cases only), trial date, charge, and the outcome of the case. The cases that are available are criminal, and civil cases. ... Read more
  • Someone Please Call 911

    Wednesday March 02nd, 2016 Can you hear Mary J. Blige singing that song? Everyone in an accident needs to call the police. There is an increasing tread of people getting screwed at the scene of an accident. Simple things like the name of the driver, insurance information, and contact information are getting harder to ... Read more
  • 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