Hopefully the chance at probation before judgement remains though that would have to have been filed within 90 days of disposition. But if your lawyer (if you had one) did not do that you can seek post conviction relief and a chance to turn the conviction to a non-conviction.
It means displaying obscene materials (like pornographic magazines) where minors could have access. The penalties are criminal - one year and up to a $1000 fine. It does not require registration from my initial review of the statute. But it is nevertheless a serious criminal charge.
In Maryland you cannot use deadly force for property alone and you can only use reasonable force depending on the circumstances. If they are attacking the car with your family in it and you fear for their safety, you could likely use reasonable force to prevent the assault.
When you day DC are you referring to federal District Court in Maryland or DC as in District of Columbia? Where is the case now? How many others were involved? It seems like you are being charged with being part of a ring. Federal charges are based on statute instead of the common law and are...Read more »
Depends on your record at the time and how serious the assault was and whether a weapon was involved. I was involved in legislation in Annapolis seeking to come up with a new degree of assault charge to lower the maximum penalty (up to 10 years) on an unconsented-to touching without a lawful...Read more »
No unless the search results of downloading or uploading of illicit content. Keep in mind some software allows for sharing of information during access of a site. Another thing to worry about is cookies which can be inserted unless you block them. If the charge were "possession of child...Read more »
I got a new job, it’s been done through email so far, seems silly I know but I’m 18 and naive as heck apparently anyways, I get sent a check, I tell the bank lady what I thought it was for, the deposit it, my boss tells to go to Walmart and get money orders and send them else where. Later the... Read more »
The key is intent.. it is not fraud if you had no intent to do something unlawful. If your actions were required by the employer, and you acted without knowledge of the check being fake, and no reasonable person would have found the check to be fake (meaning it seemed real) then I don't see...Read more »
The question is whether the husband’s action connoted an impropriety with the juror and the case. I can’t tell from these facts but it is worth looking at. Contact the defense counsel with this ASAP for a potential appeal issue.
In 2014 on vacation in Maryland with a group of friends. I got petty theft charge. a disagreement with a friends in our group. I was arrested spent a couple hours in jail,was released by the commissioner. I missed my court date and got a failure to appear and bail forfeited. I now have a warrant. I... Read more »
You probably forfeited the bail when the court date was missed. You want a lot to happen for not having money to pay for a private attorney. That being said, you definitely need representation. I suggest you contact Office of Public Defender. If you qualify for their services they will assist you...Read more »
What concerns me most about my grandson's case: My grandson appears to not have substantive conversations with a public defender who represents his interest. For example, the public defender who appeared in court on January 16 thought my grandson was still in the state mental health hospital... Read more »
I would really have to look that up. I would normally say no way except that an NCR and a finding of mental fitness subsequently would seem to allow that. I will try to get back on this one. This feels like a law school exam question.
Doubtful. Unlikely he gets a bail on that. But he clearly needs counsel as soon as possible. Call or have someone call our office if he doesn't already have private counsel and can afford through his family to pay for private counsel. Consult is free. (410) 244-5068
There were two suspects and a black male and the other a lighter male the lighter male came to my house casually and didnt know he was on the run and the police came through my door and chase through my house through him and lock up me because they think i was the other guy . they told my family... Read more »
Possibly. Depends when the incident occurred --- must generally be within 1 year to fulfill notice requirements -- and there would have to be some degree of damages. Deprivation of liberty could be part of that.
Almost anything. Maryland generally DOES NOT allow use of deadly force to defend against property. The gray area is that Maryland does allow citizens to make an arrest when warranted and that the castle doctrine means you ARE allowed to defend yourself within your home using reasonable force and...Read more »
Means he could be extradited into MD. He should hire both VA and MD counsel. MD counsel such as myself can help with the cases in MD where he Failed to Appear for court. It means he skipped or couldn't make 2 court dates and the judge set in warrants for both. Not sure what "fugitive...Read more »
my case is 11 years old from 2007 for resisting arrest without violence i was found guilty researching fl statue it is punishable by less than a year but was denied hql because of charge i was given 6 months probation which i completed suscessfullly
It could affect it but possibly not. I would need to see the specific facts of the case to determine whether this specific case falls into the category of excluded offenses or whether there was a grandfather clause for certain cases.
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