Gun Laws in Maryland

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Civil Law & Consumer | Reading Time: 8 minutes

This is a topic that has certainly been in the news recently, especially after last year’s Supreme Court opinion. If you are a gun owner, and especially if you want to carry a concealed firearm, you better know the laws on this subject. Maryland is not exactly a gun friendly state. We have a lot...

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Enhanced Underinsured Motorist Insurance

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Personal Injury | Reading Time: 8 minutes

Maryland passed a law not long ago that allowed for “stacking” of underinsured motorist coverage in your car insurance policy. This dramatically changes the way your car insurance works. But you have to know about it, and choose it if you want it. The insurer does not want you to choose this option, and they...

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Maryland’s Good Samaritan Law – Criminal Law Version

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Civil Law & Consumer | 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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Maryland’s Good Samaritan Law – Civil Version

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Civil Law & Consumer | Reading Time: 4 minutes

Lawyers and lawsuits do sometimes get in the way of good common sense. We admit it. But we feel that you should never expose yourself to legal trouble simply by helping someone at the scene of a car accident or other emergency. The law should protect people who want to be a hero by helping...

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The Advance Medical Directive

by Dave Gormley | Posted in Wills & Estates | Reading Time: 6 minutes

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What would happen to you if you had a major medical emergency, and you were in a coma or vegetative state? Unless you have already taken steps to provide legal instructions otherwise, the hospital will use all reasonable means to keep you alive – whether you want that or not. The document that gives you...

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New Maryland Laws Effective Today

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Civil Law & Consumer | Reading Time: 5 minutes

If it’s October, you can bet Maryland has some new laws. October 1 is when most new Maryland laws take effect. As per usual, we have the rundown of the new Maryland laws that are likely to affect you the most. Share this with friends and family. Everyone should know this stuff. Rear Facing Child...

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When Can You Legally Leave a Child Unattended in Maryland?

by Nasheia Conway | Posted in Family Law | Reading Time: 3 minutes

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The following content was updated in July 2022 Most of us know it is simply common sense not to leave a young child unattended. But did you know Maryland has a specific law on when you can legally leave a child unattended? Did you know Maryland provides an exact age requirement for leaving children unattended?...

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What Happens in Maryland if Roe v. Wade is overturned?

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Legal Comment | Reading Time: 13 minutes

NOTE & UPDATE: This article was originally published on October 26, 2021, right before the Supreme Court heard oral arguments on the case that would eventually overturn Roe v. Wade. We predicted the court would overturn Roe. We were right. Today, the court did overturn Roe v. Wade. So, what does that mean in Maryland?...

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Maryland’s Smoke Alarm Laws & Safety Advice on Upgrading

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Civil Law & Consumer | Reading Time: 4 minutes

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It’s almost daylight savings time again – when you are supposed to replace the batteries in your smoke detectors. This year, you should consider replacing more than batteries. When we bought our house it came with the original issue smoke detectors. That January there was a story in the news about a tragic fire in Annapolis. ...

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