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 [...]

By |2022-01-07T14:13:03-05:00January 7th, 2022|All Blog Posts, Family Law, Legal Tips Maryland, Maryland Law|0 Comments

4 DUI Myths Debunked

Have you been charged with a DUI in Maryland? Attorney Raquel Smith is here to debunk the top four DUI myths! I wasn’t read my Miranda rights, my case should be dismissed! Most people who are arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence believe this to be true.  Unfortunately, officers do not have [...]

By |2021-12-29T11:19:24-05:00December 28th, 2021|All Blog Posts, Criminal Law, DUI Case, Maryland Law, Traffic Law|0 Comments

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 [...]

Theft Charges in Maryland

What is considered theft in the state of Maryland? It’s simple. When a person takes an item that belongs to someone else without their permission, it is considered a form of theft. Whether or not theft is a felony or a misdemeanor, is determined by the value of the item stolen. In the state [...]

By |2021-09-23T11:42:05-04:00September 23rd, 2021|All Blog Posts, Maryland Law, Misdemeanor Charges|0 Comments

Reckless Driving in Maryland

The state of Maryland defines reckless driving as deliberately operating a motor vehicle without regard to safety. This typically includes aggressive driving, negligent driving, eluding the police, and fleeing. Driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol can also fall under this code and can result in misdemeanor charges, fines, and even jail sentences, [...]

By |2021-09-14T09:37:59-04:00September 14th, 2021|All Blog Posts, Maryland Law, Traffic Law|0 Comments

Maryland Cocaine Possession and Penalties

The Maryland Criminal Code says “a person may not possess or administer to another a controlled dangerous substance, unless obtained directly or by prescription or order from an authorized provider acting in the course of professional practice.” In short, you cannot have controlled substances unless you have a prescription, and you cannot give a [...]

Driving With a Suspended License in Maryland

You’ve just been pulled over and charged for driving with a suspended or revoked license. Now what?  A driver cannot drive in Maryland while their driver's license is suspended, revoked, canceled, or refused. Driving on a revoked license carries a maximum penalty of one year in jail and/or a $1000 fine.  A conviction would [...]

By |2021-08-31T11:22:18-04:00August 31st, 2021|All Blog Posts, Maryland Law, Traffic Law|0 Comments

Do I Have a Dog Bite Case?

Many dogs are well-behaved and pose no actual threat to the physical safety of people. But what happens when your adorable “Fluffy” bites someone? Some people are bit by a dog and suffer no harm however if the victim is badly hurt they may be faced with thousands of dollars in medical bills and other damages. This [...]

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