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

A police planning to arrest a driver who is suspended from driving.

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

A police planning to arrest a driver who is suspended from driving.

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

A police planning to arrest a driver who is suspended from driving.

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

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

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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Tis The Season For DUI Enforcement

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

A police planning to arrest a driver who is suspended from driving.

When you are out driving around Southern Maryland during the holiday season, you may notice more police out on the roads as well. While most of us think of this as the most wonderful time of the year, law enforcement tends to view it as one of the deadliest times of the year. They will...

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