5 Questions Maryland Police Officers May Ask When You’re Pulled Over – And How to Respond

For many Maryland drivers, being pulled over by the police can be an anxiety-inducing experience. The uncertainty of the situation, combined with the presence of a law enforcement officer, can cause drivers to inadvertently incriminate themselves. Understanding the questions officers might ask, and knowing how to respond, can protect your rights and possibly reduce [...]

By |2023-10-16T11:03:42-04:00October 16th, 2023|All Blog Posts, Car Accidents, Legal Tips Maryland, Maryland Law|0 Comments

Steps to Take if Your Spouse is Threatening to Take Your Kids Out of the Country

The idea that your spouse might take your children out of the country without your consent is a terrifying thought. Such a situation is complex, emotionally draining, and legally precarious. If you find yourself in this unfortunate position, here are some critical steps you should take immediately to protect your rights and ensure the [...]

Navigating New Horizons: Understanding Maryland’s Transformative 2023 Divorce Laws

At McKenzie & Tehrani, we've been specializing in family law matters for over two decades, providing us with a deep understanding of the nuances and complexities involved. As the Maryland divorce laws undergo this significant overhaul, our seasoned experience becomes even more critical. We are dedicated to staying abreast of legislative shifts to ensure [...]

By |2023-09-26T11:32:20-04:00September 22nd, 2023|All Blog Posts, Divorce, Family Law, Legal Tips Maryland, Maryland Law|0 Comments

Trespassing Charges and Penalties in Maryland

Trespassing is considered a criminal offense in Maryland, and those accused of this violation can face various penalties, depending on the specific circumstances and nature of the offense. Here is a breakdown of some of the penalties that individuals might face if they are charged with trespassing in Maryland: Real Property Trespass: If someone [...]

By |2023-09-14T12:25:02-04:00September 14th, 2023|All Blog Posts, Criminal Law, Maryland Law, Misdemeanor Charges|0 Comments

Father’s Visitation Rights in Maryland: The Importance of Consistency and Maternal Support

The breakdown of a marriage or relationship can be emotionally taxing for all parties involved. However, the most vulnerable victims of this process are often the children, who may become pawns in disputes between their parents. Maryland's family law system places a strong emphasis on protecting the best interests of the child, and this [...]

By |2023-09-04T13:29:22-04:00September 4th, 2023|All Blog Posts, Divorce, Family Law, Maryland Law|0 Comments

Children and Personal Injury: Special Considerations in Maryland

When a child is involved in a personal injury event, the situation becomes more intricate. Children's unique vulnerabilities, their rights, and their potential lifelong consequences due to the injury make their cases particularly sensitive. In Maryland, there are specific regulations and considerations to note when it comes to children and personal injury. This article [...]

The Consequences of a Second DUI Charge in Maryland: The Importance of a Strong Legal Defense

Driving under the influence (DUI) is a serious offense in Maryland, as it is in most states. Maryland's DUI laws are designed to penalize those who put others at risk by driving while impaired. However, the consequences for those with a second DUI charge are even more severe. Here, we will delve into what [...]

By |2023-08-14T11:29:57-04:00August 14th, 2023|All Blog Posts, DUI Case, Maryland Drug Charges, Maryland Law|0 Comments

Legal Steps to Take as a Pedestrian Struck by a Vehicle in Maryland

Automobile accidents involving pedestrians often result in severe injuries, and even fatalities. Understanding the appropriate legal steps to take after such an incident can aid in obtaining the necessary compensation for medical expenses, pain, suffering, and other related damages. In the state of Maryland, there are specific legal procedures to follow when one is [...]

By |2023-08-09T10:20:21-04:00August 9th, 2023|All Blog Posts|0 Comments

Uber/Lyft Accident Personal Injury Cases

Ride-sharing platforms like Uber and Lyft have revolutionized the way we travel. However, with this convenience comes new complexities in the realm of personal injury law. When an accident involving an Uber or Lyft vehicle occurs, various factors contribute to the determination of liability and subsequent legal action. The Law Offices of McKenzie & [...]

When Silence is Golden: The Power and Limits of the Fifth Amendment

When it comes to the American legal system, few elements are as widely recognized and often misunderstood as the Fifth Amendment. The right to remain silent is frequently invoked in popular culture, yet its power, importance, and limitations are often less appreciated in their complexity. Understanding the Fifth Amendment The Fifth Amendment to the [...]

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