My fiance was traveling down a busy 4 lane (2 each way) street. He rear-ended a disabled vehicle which was illegally parked on the street, fully blocking the right lane. The vehicle didn't display any hazard lights, flares, red flags, etc, despite having been in that location for 5 hours. Is... Read more »
You can always go to court to fight these tickets by requesting a trial within the time period listed on the citation. There are two types of tickets for passing a school bus. First, you can pulled over by a police officer. If this is the case, request a trial within 30 days and go to court. These...Read more »
I just want to add that CCU and the MVA will remove some or all of the penalties if you can prove that the car was sold. You will need proof which can take the form of an Affidvait signed by you and a bill of sale or other documentation from the buyer. If you do not have the documentation, the...Read more »
If charges were filed within one year, then you can still be prosecuted. In most DUI cases, the citations are served on the date of the arrest and then the Defendant has been charged. There is a constitutional right to a speedy trial, but the right must be asserted and any delays caused by the...Read more »
In most courts (all but Baltimore City, Prince George's County, and Montgomery County), you can file documents electronically by setting up an account. Otherwise, you must mail or hand-deliver all pleadings.
If criminal charges have been filed, the case will proceed to trial unless the State's Attorney decides not to prosecute or the case is dismissed by a judge. The failure to state a claim is not the same as probable cause. Criminal cases are not usually dismissed for the failure to state a...Read more »
You cannot move to dismiss a conviction. You have 10 days to request a new trial, 30 days to appeal, and 90 days to ask for a modification of sentence. Otherwise, you would have to seek post-conviction relief which is much more difficult.
I want to be able to use audio recordings as evidence in my case against my family whenever I get the chance to get them to court. I'm not sure if what I collected is illegal due to the fact that the people in the recordings did not know that I was going to record it.
My truck was damaged by a collision with a deer. StateFarm paid to repair the truck. StateFarm only paid 1/4 of the cost of reapplying a dealer-installed paint sealant. The "StateFarm recommended" repair facility will not apply the paint sealant to any car partially. Applying the paint... Read more »
If State Farm is your own insurance company, you can sue them for breach of contract. If State Farm is the insurance company for the other driver who was negligent, you can sue the other driver for the money. Note that if you were injured, you must bring all claims in a single cause of action and...Read more »
You would need to review the bylaws and regulations of your homeowner's association as well as the county code to see whether you are allowed to operate a childcare business. You can ask the HOA for authority to support their position that you cannot run the childcare business out of your home.
Your question is too broad since you do not give any details. Are you speaking about the duty to maintain traffic signals? It can be a defense to a citation if the traffic signal was defective or not properly placed.
You should have told the judge you received probation before judgment for another speeding ticket and when that occurred. The judge can pull your driving record. If you were in trouble, the judge would have told you right then and there. The judge usually pulls your driving record during your case.
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