I agree with Mr. Scherr, each proceeding has a slightly higher burden of proof to grant the protective order. At the temporary protective order hearing a Judge must find "reasonable grounds" supporting the person eligible for relief has been abused. At the final protective order...Read more »
I agree with both previous answers provided. Additionally, The United States Supreme Court has previously held that a K-9 performing a search on someone's porch entrance to the home without a warrant is considered a search in violation of the 4th Amendment. As mentioned previously, a common/...Read more »
If you were charged with theft in relation to a case your significant other has been charged/ involved in, it is possible The State's Attorney's office believes you were involved in the criminal act as well. You should speak with an Attorney about the case, if you cannot afford Private...Read more »
Theoretically you could file criminal charges for a false arrest, but it would be a long uphill battle to show an Officer intentionally made a false arrest resulting in malfeasance or misfeasance. If you believe the Officer had no reasonable grounds to place you under arrest, you should seek...Read more »
To obtain actual court records you would need to go to The Clerk of the Court and pay for copies to be printed, which is fairly inexpensive depending on the number of pages copied. Otherwise you can look up cases by party name or case number online at casesearch.courts.state.md.us/
I agree with Mr. Scherr, the majority of 8-505/ 8-507 cases are handled by The Office of The Public Defender, and they are well suited to advocate for a favorable outcome if possible. As a caveat, if the 8-507 is granted, he or she must be dedicated and willing to participate in the program, and...Read more »
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