Drinking & Passengering is Just as Stupid

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

An auto accident scene.

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 to Expect In Your District Court Criminal Case

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

This article explains what happens in a typical District Court case, and how you can prepare for it. Please read it over now so you will have an idea of where your case is headed and what to expect at your court dates. How Cases Begin  There are many different ways you can get charged...

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What To Bring To Your Criminal Law Consult

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

This post explains what you should try to bring with you to your first criminal case consultation in our office. You do not have to bring anything with you. All we really need is you. But if you have any of the following documents or pieces of information, bringing them would be helpful. The case number/s and...

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What To Bring To Your DUI or Traffic Consult

by blackfin | Posted in DUI/DWI & Criminal Law | Reading Time: < 1 minute

This post explains what you should try to bring with you to your first DUI/Traffic case consultation in our office. You do not have to bring anything with you. All we really need is you. But if you have any of the following documents or pieces of information, bringing them would be helpful. The case number/s and...

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New Maryland Laws to Shield or Expunge Crimes

by Dave Gormley | Posted in DUI/DWI & Criminal Law | Reading Time: 3 minutes

A man in Southern Maryland arrested and handcuffed on his back.

Maryland has a series of new laws that took effect October 1, 2015 affecting people with relatively minor criminal records. In the past, your criminal record was out there for the world to see as public information. Anyone with a computer could see if you were arrested for something, even if it was minor. This...

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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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