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

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 [...]

By |2022-02-07T14:49:22-05:00February 7th, 2022|All Blog Posts, Legal Tips Maryland, Maryland Law|0 Comments

5 Things to Avoid During a Child Custody Battle

Preparing for a custody battle? It’s understandable to be stressed and concerned. You’re likely facing the dissolution of your marriage and may have a lot of pent-up anger towards your ex-spouse. It is quite frustrating to imagine a future where you can only see your children on certain days. Although it is a stressful [...]

By |2022-04-14T14:35:56-04:00January 31st, 2022|All Blog Posts, Divorce, Family Law, Maryland Law|0 Comments

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
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