Thursday September 17th, 2015 I have spoken to a number of people who have upcoming court cases and they always inform me they don’t need an attorney because they have worked it out with the other party. These people are charged with serious cases such as assault, theft, malicious destruction of property, domestic ... Read more
Thursday September 10th, 2015 This is one of the most important components in negotiations for your personal injury claim. Aside from your medical bills and records, this is where the value of your claim lies. The questions to ask yourself are:
• How has my injury affected my life?
• What was my daily routine that ... Read more
Monday August 31st, 2015 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
Tuesday August 25th, 2015 From October 1st, 2015 the following changes will be effective 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 ... Read more
Monday August 17th, 2015 It is the destruction of a criminal record. This means background searches should not be able to find the case and the case is removed from the Maryland Public Case Search Website. Once your case is expunged, background checks for employment or renting apartments should come up clean.
Cases that can ... Read more
Tuesday August 11th, 2015 Car insurance companies usually mail a release along with the compensation check for personal injury. The exact language of the release states you are:
releasing and forever discharging the defendant, his heirs, executors, administrators, agents and assigns, and all other persons, firms, or corporations liable or, who might be claimed ... Read more
Tuesday August 04th, 2015 I have noticed a disturbing trend with some people in need of criminal defense. They are good people, never been in trouble in their lives, and never been arrested for anything. They have extremely good jobs, and are excellent college students. They all have one thing in common, they can’t ... Read more
Tuesday July 28th, 2015 Too many clients have walked into my office stating that their wives or girlfriends have had protective orders against them only to ask them to come back into their shared residence. The very nature of a protective order is that you stay away from the other party for usually a ... Read more
Monday July 27th, 2015 “Watch your back.” “You are digging your grave.” “You’re gonna get what’s coming.” “I know where you live.”
It might seem like common sense, but these messages will probably get you charged with Assault, Protective Order, or even worse. Without context attached to these text messages, it can be construed to ... Read more
Monday July 13th, 2015 Nigerian American Lawyers Association (NALA) with the Honorable Judge Hassan El-Amin