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What is Second Degree Assault in Maryland?

Assault in Maryland is divided into degrees. Second Degree Assault is the actual or attempted offensive touching of another person, without that person’s consent. (Maryland Code, Criminal Law, Section 3-203).  Assault in the Second Degree can be committed in a variety of ways including an Intent to Frighten, an Attempted Battery, or a Battery. [...]

By |2022-08-05T12:04:07-04:00August 5th, 2022|All Blog Posts|0 Comments

How a DUI Can Affect Your Child Custody Case

Getting a DUI in Maryland can have a huge impact on all areas of your life, including a family court matter. Many people facing a bitter and painful child custody dispute or divorce may self-medicate their emotional turmoil through alcohol, leading to high rates of DUI. Likewise, getting a DUI can show a lack [...]

Prenuptial Agreement in Maryland

A prenuptial agreement, also known as a prenup, is a written contract where an engaged couple states their rights and responsibilities regarding premarital and marital assets and debts, and what would happen should their marriage end in divorce or death. In Maryland, a prenuptial agreement can cover alimony, property rights, and personal rights. Spouses [...]

Discrimination in the Workplace

Workplace discrimination is illegal. Both Maryland and the federal government have enacted laws against it. Here’s what you need to know and how to prepare for your case. Types of Discrimination Discrimination can be classified in two different ways, depending on how it is perpetrated: Disparate treatment: Disparate treatment is direct discrimination, and it [...]

By |2022-06-24T13:58:49-04:00June 24th, 2022|All Blog Posts, Legal Tips Maryland, Maryland Law|0 Comments

What You Should Know About Rear-End Accidents in Maryland

Rear-end accidents or “fender benders” are very common in Maryland and can result in expensive damage to vehicles and high medical costs. It doesn’t matter how careful you are while on the road; there is still a risk that another driver will act carelessly and hit your vehicle from behind. If you are involved [...]

Are the Police Allowed to Search Your Car In Maryland?

Police officers pull over drivers every day. Whether you run a red light, were speeding, or were texting and driving, an officer can pull you over if they have reasonable articulable suspicion. You may feel stressed and anxious after being pulled over by a police officer. These feelings may heighten if you are asked [...]

By |2022-05-24T14:13:56-04:00May 24th, 2022|All Blog Posts, Criminal Law, Maryland Law, Traffic Law|0 Comments

What Is a DUI and What Are the Penalties in Maryland?

The State of Maryland prohibits drinking and driving. If you drink and drive, you may be arrested, fined, and/or sentenced to jail time. The following is for general informational purposes only and you should consider hiring a lawyer to represent you in court. In Maryland, there are two types of drinking and driving offenses. [...]

By |2022-05-16T14:01:02-04:00May 16th, 2022|All Blog Posts|0 Comments

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 [...]

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