What About Maryland’s Speed Camera Law?

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in DUI/DWI & Criminal Law | Reading Time: 4 minutes

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How does Maryland’s speed camera law work?  Are speed cameras legal in Maryland?  Can you challenge speed camera tickets? Like it or not, speed cameras are a reality. And they are making a LOT of money for state and local government, so they aren’t going anywhere soon. If you drive, you need to read this…

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Move Over! Or Get Pulled Over!

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in DUI/DWI & Criminal Law | Reading Time: 3 minutes

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Ever heard of Maryland’s “Move Over” Law? Probably not. And you aren’t the only one. Most states have laws that few people know about, but which could land you in Court with a big fat ticket. The “move over” law is just such a law in Maryland. The law is actually a great idea. It is…

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Your Constitutional Rights in Maryland

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in DUI/DWI & Criminal Law | Reading Time: 4 minutes

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Our constitution provides every person certain basic rights to protect themselves from the power of the government. They are so important, but do you know what they are? Do you know how to use them properly?  This is a good overview of the rights that apply to anyone accused of a crime in Maryland. We will…

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The Criminal Legal Process in Maryland

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in DUI/DWI & Criminal Law | Reading Time: 6 minutes

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There is a very specific process for every criminal case. If you have been charged with a crime in Maryland, it is helpful to understand this process, This post explains the steps that occur in every criminal case from beginning to end. Read it and call us if you need a free consultation about your…

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Driving While Suspended – What You Need To Know

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in DUI/DWI & Criminal Law | Reading Time: 3 minutes

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In Maryland there are a number of reasons why you may have your license suspended or revoked. It can be anything from forgetting to attend a driver improvement program, failing to pay a speeding ticket and not showing up for court, getting to many speeding tickets to being convicted of DUI. Regardless of why your…

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Theft Charges in Maryland – What You Need To Know

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in DUI/DWI & Criminal Law | Reading Time: 3 minutes

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In Maryland, theft charges can be anything from a minor shoplifting offense to a serious felony theft charge. The seriousness of theft charges depends on the value of what was taken. The sentencing guidelines get higher as the value of the stolen items rises.  Theft charges can have an enormous and long-lasting impact on a…

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Drug Charges in Maryland – What You Need To Know

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in DUI/DWI & Criminal Law | Reading Time: 4 minutes

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Drug possession and drug distribution charges are some of the most frequently prosecuted cases in Maryland District and Circuit courts. However, they are also some of the most complex cases to litigate. There are a lot of moving parts to a drug distribution or drug possession case. These cases require significant experience and expertise to…

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Assault Charges in Maryland – What You Need To Know

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in DUI/DWI & Criminal Law | Reading Time: 4 minutes

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Assault is a much broader category of crimes than you think. Most people think a criminal charge for assault must involve something fairly serious (like a punch or slap). But assault charges can be for much less than that. Assault is technically defined as the unlawful touching of another person. That can include almost anything!…

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Maryland’s Good Samaritan Law – Criminal Law Version

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in DUI/DWI & Criminal Law | Reading Time: 2 minutes

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I have previously written about Maryland’s law protecting good Samaritans who render aid during an emergency situation. They cannot be sued in civil court. You can read all about the civil version of Maryland’s Good Samaritan Law in our blog post here. I recently found out that Maryland also has a similar law protecting Good…

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New Maryland Law Cleans Up Your Driving Record

by blackfin | Posted in DUI/DWI & Criminal Law | Reading Time: 2 minutes

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Maryland has a new law (as of October 2017) that will be of great help if you have old traffic tickets or driving infractions on your record. Many of us have some old speeding tickets and minor traffic infractions on our record – some from years ago. Until recently, Maryland was acting like an elephant….

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