It's difficult to understand what you mean by "formally charged". There are different ways a criminal case can be instituted ranging from an application for a statement of charges filed by citizen to an indictment from a grand jury. Any criminal charges are serious ones and certainly...Read more »
Until quite recently, the answer to that question was a resounding “no” except for some very minor crimes more akin to municipal offenses. Perhaps the paradigmatic example was "public urination" - a "crime" in name only,...Read more »
A Owner Break Into A Building That I Adverse Possession And Changed The Locks. And A Time A Renter Of A Bissnesses On The Land Of The Same Campus Broke Into The Same Building On The Land And Stole The Water Heater Turned Off The Water/ And Close The Building Up. Also What Are The Owns Rights... Read more »
The state's attorney cannot "withhold" any discoverable [upon request] or exculpatory evidence from a defendant under any circumstances. The rules of criminal procedure set forth the time frame for production.
The COVID19/coronavirus pandemic has claimed some 260,000 American lives since February. Experts suggest this is a once in a lifetime health crisis of epic magnitude. I predict he courts will continue to adhere to the guidance of public health officials and the governor. There is no limit on the...Read more »
trial, however, due to the COVID-19, all court proceedings were postponed. Will the state of Maryland be able to postpone the court date again for the same reason? What if a jury trial was requested, but jurors are not allowed to attend? Are there any petitions or motions that his lawyer can file... Read more »
I was stopped/detained at the grocery store store for concealing items and therefore shoplifting. The person who stopped me was in plain clothes and did not show me any id. I did cooperate, however my ID was in the car. They called the police, however before the police arrived I was allowed to... Read more »
It's difficult to envision the forum in which the no trespassing notice would be contested. Although you have not yet been charged it's conceivable criminal charges will be filed against you, and you could raise challenges to the lawfulness of the stop at that time. If you are charged...Read more »
Everything is supposed to be served on the other side in advance of the hearing date. That often is not the case. In some instances the IME reports are delivered on the date of hearing. in other instances the commissioner 'holds the record open' so that the report can be filed later.
There was no accident one the drives is the Brother of the passenger that was in a conflict with the drive she left than she gets a call from the Police and the Insurance company stating it was a fraud she's in Atlanta Ga living there so now she has an FTA how can this be fixed ,thus FTA is... Read more »
Can you provide some additional detail. What type of notice did you receive? Does it list a statutory section under which you have been charged? Some additional context is required to fully answer your question.
It's unlikely that you would be charged based on the facts as you've described. I can't see that any crime was committed based on the information you provided. You didn't say what you were charged with. Was it related to the possession of the knife? I think it more likely that...Read more »
So, you have filed a workers' compensation claim. By doing so, you've in effect but the body part injured "at issue". In other words, whether or not you've ever had problems with that part of your body before is the subject of legitimate inquiry. Certainly, the employer is...Read more »
It's impossible to know the content of the communication or guess at its effect, but, Pretrial Release filed something with the court. If you are the defendant, presumably you got a copy. If not, you may need to check the court's file at the courthouse.
If my sons father has his wife complete the protective order for him statement and all and he signs it would I be able to get the order dismissed to perjury him saying he completed the form when it’s two different hand writings?
Asking someone to complete a writing for you is not impermissible conduct. The contents of the writing do matter. If he swore under oath that the contents of the writing are true and accurate, and that turns out not to be the case, there could be repercussions.
The State of Maryland provides a free, and easily accessible database containing important information about civil and criminal cases, as well as data about liens. Most who use it regularly call it “case search”. Old school users may call it JIS. The official name is the Maryland Judiciary Case...Read more »
You'll need to check the requirements of the licensing authority. They may or may not be concerned as to whether or not an applicant has been convicted of a crime of violence. They may be more concerned with convictions relating to honesty and propensity to tell the truth. If this is a crime...Read more »
It's not clear what question the writer is asking. That does appear to be a valid charge under Maryland criminal law. The fact that you are a first offender could potentially help the outcome. There may be defenses. There might be alternatives other than conviction that could be explored with...Read more »
My roof was damaged during a storm. I called the adjuster (Travelers Insur.) and the adjuster stated I needed to go onto the roof. I stated I wouldn't do that. The adjuster then called me and stated he would come past the home and take pictures. The same adjuster called and stated he... Read more »
It's likely because there is not a lot of assistance available for the situation you described. An insurance company has a quasi-fiduciary and contractual obligation to adjust, investigate and ultimately resolve your claim. They do not stand in the position of a creditor.
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