First Degree Assault in Maryland

Have you been charged with First Degree Assault in the state of Maryland? Knowing what this charge entails and the possible penalties is very important.  What is First Degree Assault? First-degree assault is a serious criminal offense that is committed when a person causes or attempts to cause a serious physical injury to another person without legal justification. [...]

Bicycle Accidents in Maryland

Riding a bicycle is not only enjoyable but it’s also sometimes a means of transportation for some Marylanders. Maryland is a bike-friendly state and is striving to stay that way. In The League of American Bicyclists’ Bicycle Friendly States (BFS) program, the state has managed to stay in the top 15 out of 50 [...]

What You Should Know About Maryland Handgun Laws

Under Md. Code Ann. § 4-203, it is illegal to transport, carry or wear a handgun (concealed or open) without a valid permit. The code also prohibits carrying or transporting a gun on school property, or in a vehicle traveling on a public road, parking lot, waterway, airway, or with the deliberate purpose of [...]

5 Things You Should Know About Legal Separations in Maryland

The process of a separation or divorce can be a very difficult one. Not only emotionally, but it can also be difficult legally. Sometimes couples separate as the first step in dissolving their marriage. But before you and your spouse decide to go down that path, there are a few things you need to [...]

Can I Change Attorneys Pre-Trial?

We recently asked our attorney Raquel Smith if a person can change attorneys pre-trial. This is what she had to say.. "Ideally, you should have a good relationship with the attorney representing you.  What do we mean by a “good relationship”?  Generally, this means open lines of communication and confidence that your counsel has [...]

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8 Reasons You Should Create a Prenuptial Agreement

Offended because your loved one suggested getting a prenup? Shouldn’t love conquer all? Unfortunately, it doesn’t, and creating a prenuptial agreement is not a negative thing. It doesn’t mean your marriage will fail or that you already have one foot out the door. Creating this important legal document will simply provide a safety net [...]

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What You Should Know About Peace and Protective Orders in Maryland

Peace and Protective Orders are civil orders issued by a judge that order one person to refrain from committing certain acts against others. The relationship between the respondent (person alleged to have committed the prohibited act) and the petitioner (person seeking protection) determines the petition to be filed. Protective Orders generally apply to people [...]

Personal Injury Numbers You Should Know

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How Do I Know I’m Being Arrested?

You’re being arrested when a police officer takes you into custody. An officer takes someone into custody whenever the person is not free to leave. Although many people who are arrested are taken to jail, the arrest often begins much earlier. For example, if a person is stopped on suspicion of robbery and questioned [...]

Understanding Maryland Personal Injury Core Concepts 

In Maryland, different types of personal injury cases require different skills and expertise for success. Personal injury cases are part of the larger law of torts. Although it is virtually impossible to summarize the law relating to every type of injury here, there are some core concepts that will help you understand what you [...]

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