I was given a citation for reckless driving in a Walmart parking lot in Maryland. The officer claims i was “zipping around” in the parking lot near a forklift driver. The driver wasn’t near the roadway at all. This officer has stopped me before and doesn’t particularly like me. How do i fight this?
Request a trial (not a waiver hearing). It really comes down to how the officer describes your driving and whether it meets the threshold to convince the judge. Ideally you can identify the forklift driver an subpoena him as a witness to testify that he did not believe how you were driving placed...Read more »
Ex has not paid me full amount on financial settlement. I have heard there is a 3 year statute of limitations and then I was told it’s a 12 year statute of limitations since it is a judgment of divorce
At one point I was walking away from my wife and she put her hand on my arm and said "honey please dont walk away from me, let's talk". I then pulled my hand from my pocket and my pinky finger got stuck in my pocket and i dislocated it. I popped it right back in place and put a splint on it....it... Read more »
Your wife needs an attorney and you should discuss this with her attorney. You cannot be compelled to testify against your spouse, but your daughter can. Your wife’s attorney can talk to the prosecutor.
Camera tickets appear on your driving record once you pay them, or after you fail to pay them on time. They do not result in points, may not be used as a basis to suspend your license, and may not be used or considered in connection with an insurance company either setting your premium or granting...Read more »
Depends. Need to know who’s names were on the deed and how title was held by them (e.g., sole owner, married couple holding title as tenants by the entireties, joint tenants with right of survivorship, tenants in common). If there is a surviving joint owner, either T by E or JTWROS, then all you...Read more »
In Maryland, any lawsuit not exceeding $5,000 is a small claims action. Above that amount it is a large claim and the formal rules of evidence apply. A judge is not required to award three times the security deposit. It is discretionary, so you may claim that amount and receive less.
Hi I'm looking for advice on lemon laws in Maryland. I bought a german shepard puppy on January 8th for 650$ from Oldtown, MD. Not 2 days after having the puppy she started passing full size worms and was seen and cured at the vet. 3 days later the worms came back and she had to be hospitalized for... Read more »
Worms are common with puppies, and with medication will likely all be gone by the time the dog is 6 month old. The medicine only kills live worms, not those embedded in their egg shells inside the puppy ‘s tissue, which are passed to the puppy in the womb by the mother dog. Therefore, if there...Read more »
Ideally, you simply leave it to him in your will. When a person dies, their property is all valued as of the date of death, so that the heirs receive a stepped-up tax basis to that value. That wipes out all the capital gains tax that you would incur were you to sell the house before you die. What...Read more »
It would be wise. Driving without a license is a jailable offense, which although may not be a likely sentence, depends on other factors like his past history. Also, a conviction will seriously set back the time frame for his obtaining a license, and will result in 5 points. So, yes, a lawyer in...Read more »
"Could" you be sued? That's not really the correct question. Are you liable for your husband's accident? The answer is almost certainly "no" regardless of whether a plaintiff's lawyer tries to drag you into the suit in hopes of reaching jointly titled real property that would otherwise be...Read more »
The state did not notify me a lien had been placed on house. All documents are fraud. False notary documentation. The lien occurred in 2002. Did not find out until title search was done for refinancing home. Awaiting court date. Sheriff unable to serve the trustee. Saving first mortgage... Read more »
The terms of your lease control. There is no law that requires 60 day notice. Therefore, either you or the landlord is misreading the lease. Take another look at it. If you still don’t see the notice provision, call the landlord and ask where in the lease you can find it. 60 days is a common...Read more »
A relative was using my camper/rv to stay in for a little while with his girlfriend. The camper/rv has been parked on a friends property for about 3 months now. My relative got arrested a few nights ago and I am trying to get my camper/rv off his property as soon as possible, but they are saying... Read more »
My car was rear ended and was a total loss. I was taken to emergency room and diagnosed with acute head injury and cervical strain. Driver at fault was underinsured with $10,000 liability limit. Her insurance company is low balling the settlement for pain and suffering, loss wages and end of the... Read more »
You cannot sue the other driver’s insurance company for anything. You can only sue the driver. The driver’s contract with his/her insurance carrier has nothing to do with you. Their insurance company’s only obligation is to pay any judgment you obtain against their insured driver. The only...Read more »
federal judge dismissed insurance company, saying that: we need to get judgement first against dealership, because they were not informed, but they were in the court. after we got the judgement, then since i didn't speak English, my own lawyer i believe made deal with all state insurance company,... Read more »
Why did you wait 20 years to ask this question? I doubt there will be any bank or insurance company records, paper or electronic, left to trace what happened to the proceeds. Is the lawyer still practicing? Is he alive even? While you were entitled to a complete accounting of how the settlement...Read more »
A will valid in one state remains valid in another. However, I would recommend reviewing it with a lawyer anyway and making sure his healthcare power of attorney and financial power of attorney are up to date and in compliance with MD law. The POAs will likely become necessary far sooner than his...Read more »
I was renting a house with a few military friends, all three of us were on the lease. I decided to get a place of my own and move out early. Both other tenants and the landlord was notified and I would receive no penalty. An addendum was signed and I was told by landlord and tenants that I would... Read more »
Sue the co-tenant who received your share of the security deposit in small claims court. Whether it is worth your time and effort is a value judgment on your part. It is not worth hiring and paying a lawyer for this amount.
So long as the court accepts that he has been properly served, the court can meter an order modifying support; however, child support is determined based on the incomes of the parties, as well as health insurance and daycare costs, and the burden of proving those dollar amounts is on the party...Read more »
So long as they do not have a biological parent in common, and so long as the youngest one is at least 16 and not living in the same household as the older one who has turned 18 already, and the older one is not otherwise in a position of authority over the younger one, then legally the two could...Read more »
For ordinary civil judgments, like credit card debts, contracts, and the like, the judgment simply accrues 10% simple annual interest. Not paying it has no other penalty. For certain types of debt obligations, such as in Family law cases, including court ordered child or spousal support, in...Read more »
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