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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[…]

Maryland Gun Possession Charges: Understanding the Laws and How To Respond

Maryland Gun Possession Charges: Understanding the Laws and How To Respond

Gun laws vary widely from state to state in the US, and Maryland has some of the strictest. If you are a Maryland resident who owns, carries, or transports a handgun or other dangerous weapon, it’s imperative that you understand the rules and regulations set forth by the state to avoid inadvertently breaking any laws and avoidRead more about Maryland Gun Possession Charges: Understanding the Laws and How To Respond[…]

The Difference Between a Civil Offense, Misdemeanor, and Felony

The Difference Between a Civil Offense, Misdemeanor, and Felony

Civil Offense Before seeking representation for any defense case, it’s important to understand the legal definitions and differences between the violation of civil matters and criminal violations. To begin with, a violation of contract law, personal injury, or administrative matters and various other matters that do not involve being sent to jail. If a personRead more about The Difference Between a Civil Offense, Misdemeanor, and Felony[…]

When Marijuana Possession Becomes a Criminal Offense in Maryland

When Marijuana Possession Becomes a Criminal Offense in Maryland

Recent Maryland drug law changes have decriminalized certain marijuana possession offenses, but not all. Contact a criminal defense lawyer near you if you have been charged with a marijuana or drug crimes offense. Keep reading for information on when marijuana possession is considered a misdemeanor or a felony, versus a civil infraction. Keep in mindRead more about When Marijuana Possession Becomes a Criminal Offense in Maryland[…]