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

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, forRead more about What Are the Differences Between Disorderly Conduct and Disturbing the Peace?[…]

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

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 likeRead more about 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

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 essentiallyRead more about Driving Under the Influence: 5 Ways to Protect Yourself If You’re Pulled Over[…]

Building a Defense Without a Statute of Limitations For Sexual Offenses

Building a Defense Without a Statute of Limitations For Sexual Offenses

Sexual offenses can have serious, sometimes life altering consequences when filed, charged or conviced of charges of this nature are dificult to remove from one’s individual record. They can also be some of the most difficult to prove or disprove, depending on the facts, evidence, and timing of the case. Being informed is the bestRead more about Building a Defense Without a Statute of Limitations For Sexual Offenses[…]