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What Happens to Your Car Insurance if You’re Charged with DUI?

If you drive a vehicle anywhere in the U.S., insurance is a necessity to cover yourself and those around you from the burden of repair costs, should accidents occur. But what happens if you get into an accident because of driving under the influence of alcohol? There can be harsher consequences above the punishments of… Continue reading What Happens to Your Car Insurance if You’re Charged with DUI?

DUI Probation Dos and Don’ts

In Maryland and many other states, first-time DUI offenders get placed on probation. This doesn’t mean you’ve gotten off without charges—if you break the terms of your probation, you will likely go to jail. It’s important to understand what you can and cannot do while on probation for a DUI so that you don’t break… Continue reading DUI Probation Dos and Don’ts

Maryland Gun Laws Basics for Out-of-State Visitors

Because of federal and state mandates, there are always laws about bringing firearms across state borders, even if it is only for a short amount of time. This is particularly important to keep in mind if you live outside of Maryland, as there are strict laws regarding possession of firearms if you are a visitor… Continue reading Maryland Gun Laws Basics for Out-of-State Visitors

Five Frequently Asked Questions About Maryland DUIs

Driving under the influence of alcohol in Maryland carries severe penalties because of the seriousness of the possible outcomes. According to the CDC, 29 people die every day due to motor vehicle crashes caused by an impaired driver. This amounts to 28% of all traffic-related deaths every year in the United States. If you find… Continue reading Five Frequently Asked Questions About Maryland DUIs

What Are the Differences Between Disorderly Conduct and Disturbing the Peace?

Violating the rights of others is never advisable. Disturbing the peace and disorderly conduct appear to be relatively minor misdemeanors in Maryland, however a conviction on either charge could result in a criminal record if not defined correctly. On paper, it seems like these two crimes are the same thing. Take a street brawl, for… Continue reading What Are the Differences Between Disorderly Conduct and Disturbing the Peace?

Should You Hire a Title Attorney or Title Agent?

Since real estate is such a large purchase or sale, who you hire to help you through that process is an important decision. Many individuals don’t fully understand the difference between title attorneys and title agents, or may even assume they are the same thing. However, there are key differences in how these two groups… Continue reading Should You Hire a Title Attorney or Title Agent?

5 Common Mistakes People Make in DUI Cases

With stay-at-home orders lifting and summer temperatures rising, more and more individuals are heading to sunny destinations like Ocean City, MD and beyond. However, if you or someone you know decides to drink and drive, some fun in the sun can quickly take a turn downhill. Under Maryland law (Maryland Transportation Code Annotated § 21-902),… Continue reading 5 Common Mistakes People Make in DUI Cases

Maryland Public Intoxication Charges: What You Need To Know

Public intoxication is one charge you definitely do not want on your record. Like a DUI, it stays on your record for life and has a definite negative stigma attached to it. However, despite the risk, many individuals still are unsure about what exactly constitutes public intoxication and what the penalties are under Maryland law.… Continue reading Maryland Public Intoxication Charges: What You Need To Know

The 4th of July and DUIs: How to Avoid DUI Charges this Independence Day

The 4th of July is coming up, and for most Americans, the day will be spent having good old-fashioned summer fun. Traditions surrounding this patriotic holiday celebrating American independence include barbecues, fireworks, parades, family get-togethers, and maybe even a fun run or camping trip. Here in Ocean City, MD and Delmarva, it often looks like… Continue reading The 4th of July and DUIs: How to Avoid DUI Charges this Independence Day

Driving Under the Influence: 5 Ways to Protect Yourself If You’re Pulled Over

The best way to avoid getting charged with driving under the influence is to not drink and drive. However, if you ever find yourself in a situation where you’re being pulled over or arrested on DUI charges, it’s important to know what steps to take to ensure yourself the best possible outcome. Many people essentially… Continue reading Driving Under the Influence: 5 Ways to Protect Yourself If You’re Pulled Over