Drinking & Passengering is Just as Stupid

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

As Labor Day approaches, it is good to be reminded about the dangers of drinking and driving. We all know that drinking and driving is stupid. Besides getting busted by Johnny Law, you also risk having a car accident and getting stuck with all those medical bills yourself. You can’t sue for personal injury in…

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Maryland’s Laws on Underage Drinking

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

What is the law regarding parents allowing teens to drink? Is it ever legal? How far can parents go in allowing underage drinking? We will explain the laws about allowing underage drinking at your home, and the possible civil and criminal penalties you could face. We also provide links to some great resources for talking…

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What About Maryland’s Speed Camera Law?

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in DUI/DWI & Criminal Law | Reading Time: 5 minutes

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: 4 minutes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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