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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[…]

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[…]