What You Need to Know About Murder Charges

In Maryland, there are several different types of murder charges that a person can face, each with its own set of penalties. The most serious charge is first-degree murder, which is defined as a premeditated, willful, and deliberate killing. This offense is punishable by life imprisonment without the possibility of parole. Second-degree murder is [...]

By |2023-01-19T12:11:33-05:00January 19th, 2023|All Blog Posts, Criminal Law, Legal Tips Maryland, Maryland Law|0 Comments

Child Abuse Charges in Maryland

Child abuse is a misdemeanor crime in Maryland. The law prohibits parents, family members, and other adults in the home who have care or responsibility for a child, or any other person who has care or custody or responsibility for the supervision of a child from neglecting the child. Types of Child Abuse Crimes [...]

By |2022-12-23T12:42:25-05:00December 23rd, 2022|All Blog Posts, Criminal Law, Legal Tips Maryland, Maryland Law|0 Comments

Why You Should Seek a Lawyer for a DUI Charge

There is no doubt that driving is a necessity. We all commute to work, take our children to school and run errands every day but what happens if you are arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs? Unless you request a hearing with the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration and successfully argue against [...]

Motor Vehicle Theft in Maryland

Maryland prosecutors can press motor vehicle theft charges when they allege a defendant takes a vehicle away from the lawful owner without their permission. Of course, Maryland motor vehicle theft covers the stereotypical “wake up and discover your car is missing from the driveway” or hijacking a vehicle as a getaway car in a dramatic police [...]

By |2022-12-02T11:02:36-05:00December 2nd, 2022|All Blog Posts, Criminal Law, Legal Tips Maryland, Maryland Law|0 Comments

Maryland Child Pornography Charges

Although all criminal charges are a serious matter-there are very few taken more seriously than possession of child pornography. Those who possess child pornography not only face extremely harsh penalties for their actions, but the stigma that comes with being convicted of such a crime will follow them for the rest of their lives. [...]

By |2022-11-16T11:58:49-05:00November 16th, 2022|All Blog Posts, Criminal Law, Legal Tips Maryland, Maryland Law|0 Comments

Maryland Rape Charges

While all sexual offenses in Maryland are violent crimes, rape is the most serious offense in this category. Rape occurs when a perpetrator uses force, or the threat of force, and engages in sexual conduct without the victim’s consent. In specific terms, there are two different categories of rape crimes in Maryland: Second Degree [...]

By |2022-11-07T09:57:17-05:00November 7th, 2022|All Blog Posts, Criminal Law, Maryland Law|0 Comments

Joe McKenzie: An Attorney With Heart

I recently had some time to sit down and chat with Attorney Joseph McKenzie and was told about a recent case he dealt with that I knew had to be published. Why? It's important to know who you're hiring when you are trying to win a case. The following are in his own words: [...]

By |2022-10-27T19:09:46-04:00October 27th, 2022|All Blog Posts|0 Comments

Theft Charges in Maryland

Theft can be described in several forms but one thing it usually involves is willful use, concealment, or abandonment of the property of another without the owner’s consent. That means that the person in question took something, used it, or concealed it. It may not have been theirs but it managed to find its [...]

Gun Possession in Maryland

The possession and carrying of firearms in Maryland is a seriously regulated issue in the code of public safety. The regulations in Maryland may be very different from what you are used to hearing about in other states. Owning a firearm is a serious responsibility and understanding the laws is essential for your safety [...]

By |2022-09-27T13:55:14-04:00September 27th, 2022|All Blog Posts, Criminal Law, Legal Tips Maryland, Maryland Law|0 Comments

What Is Visitation in Maryland and How Does It Work?

Visitation is an agreement for contact between the child/ren and the parent (or third party) who does not maintain the primary residence for the child. Visitation can be set out in a number of ways including: a flexible visitation schedule; reasonable visitation as determined by the custodial parent; a structured visitation schedule to include [...]

By |2022-09-15T14:06:19-04:00September 15th, 2022|All Blog Posts, Divorce, Family Law, Legal Tips Maryland, Maryland Law|0 Comments
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