The Hicks court opinion (from which the "rule" gets its nickname) only applies to the circuit court criminal rule of procedure that contains the 180 day trial deadline limit, and there is no corresponding 180 day deadline for trial in District Court, so no, the rule only applies in...Read more »
The bus was stopped in traffic with vehicles in front and behind. I was turning to exit off 140 as were a sting of other vehicles. As we approached the end of the intersection we came upon traffic which had a bus in the middle with it's lights on. The vehicle in front of me? They absolutely... Read more »
The IRS requires employers to file a Form W-2 for each employee by February 1 following each tax year. If an employer fails to send out on time, the IRS may fine the employer $50, plus penalties for improperly filing a W-2, such as providing incorrect information on the form. You may report your...Read more »
Came and reached in my car to turn it off, did the HGN and arrested me. I am almost deaf so I didnt understand what they were saying with their masks on. They say I had slurred speech and a faint smell of alcohol on my breath. No breathalyzer test and they say I refused 2 and 1/2 hours after my... Read more »
Depending on more details, and to the extent you can prove the 2-1/2 hours and are measuring it correctly from the point the clock starts to run, and opposing contentions as testified to or documented by the police officers (and their body cams), you may have several defenses. However, it is not...Read more »
You are not the one suffering damages or wrongs in this scenario; you're girlfriend is. Therefore, it is up to your girlfriend to take action. If her ex-boyfriend's behavior is criminal, she can file criminal charges. If his behavior otherwise meets the definition of harassment,...Read more »
Although the EEOC has not directly answered the question, it appears vaccine mandates by employers are permissible, subject to some obligation to accommodate an employee's religious beliefs or disability (under the Americans With Disabilities Act) that precludes their vaccination. If an...Read more »
I’d be concerned if you owned real property in your sole name, but other than that, you sound judgment proof. If you do own a home, and it’s tiled as tenants by the entirety with your wife, then that property is safe. They can’t attach SSI with a garnishment even if it was your SSI, but they...Read more »
A guy that doesn’t like me had his wife make a Facebook post about me saying I’m always up at the park hanging out and talking to little kids. And being a creep by bmxing at the park. What can I do to have them stop with this cause I have already been threatened
If the latest incident of theirs occurred within 30 days, you can file for a peace order in the District or Circuit Court based on harassment (a persistent pattern of unwanted contact intended to seriously annoy another), but the specific actions may or may not meet the legal standard for...Read more »
Generally speaking, no. Once issued, only the Parole Commission may recall it, but the decision to issue it in the first place has already been made based on a detailed application by the PO and a review by the Commission, so what happens next is the retake warrant is served and the parolee is...Read more »
If your mother is mentally competent and the terms of the will and power of attorney express her intentions, then your mother is free to do as she pleases with her assets as well as grant anyone she elects to act on her behalf during her lifetime to carry out decisions for her benefit or as she...Read more »
You just stop paying. No court order is required. Support is due through completion of the requirements for graduation, not the graduation ceremony itself. Therefore, if they have met all requirements (completed school) by the end of May, and are out of school until the graduation ceremony in...Read more »
If she’s mentally competent she can sign a will and powers of attorney (Health Care POA and financial/general) but it gets tricky organizing witnesses and a notary public (for the POA) at a Hospital during covid. It can be done. Contact an experienced attorney who is willing to make Hospital visits.
I did not refinance to get the conventional. I paid UFMIP an MIP in my monthly payments which is required for FHA, yet I have a conventional. None of my closing documents or Deed of Trust state that I have a conventional loan, only FHA. Shouldn't I have received a revised closing disclosure... Read more »
Did you suffer any monetary damages? Are you out of pocket or will be out of pocket for extra payments you did not know about or agree to? If the payment terms are all the same, and there is no financial loss to you, then you have no basis to pursue a claim for compensation. It is possible that...Read more »
Prove you are the biological parent, and allege and be prepared to prove that you are a fit and proper person to have custody of your child. There is a very strong presumption that a child belongs with his or her biological parent, absent proof that the parent is a danger to the health or safety...Read more »
You have 10 days to file for a new trial or to alter or amend the judgment, and 30 days to note an appeal (if you file a timely 10 day motion, then the appeal time does not start running until after the court rules on the 10 day motion). Grounds for appeal specific to what happened in your case,...Read more »
Depends on the original source of the money, and when your name was put on the account. I assume your father needs to qualify for Medicaid to pay the nursing home care, and to do so Medicaid requires that your father use his own assets until he has paid down to the level necessary to receive...Read more »
I am a physician licensed in Maryland planning to do contract work with an employer in Maryland. The employer will be paying my LLC that I must set up. The taxes are lower in Virginia, so I would like to set up my LLC in Virginia. However, I am not licensed in Virginia. Do I need to set up the LLC... Read more »
You are mixing up two totally different things: (1) the right of a legal entity to regularly conduct business in Maryland; and (2) which state you owe and pay income taxes. If it was as easy as where you organize your pass-through entity, everyone would create an LLC in the states with no state...Read more »
Ordinarily, when a property owner's tree falls onto a neighboring property, there is no liability on the part of the property owner whose tree fell. The only exception is if the owner of the property whose tree fell knew, or should have known, that their tree was in imminent danger of falling...Read more »
There are leash laws, and laws requiring pet owners clean up after their dog. These are usually county or municipal infractions under local code. So, if you witness the incident and can identify the pet owner, you can report it to the police or local Animal Control. As far as trespassing, you...Read more »
Points are assessed from the date of the original violation, so if it has been 2 years since you were stopped for the DUI, the points will no longer be current points (they will show with an asterisk on your driving record, but would not be included in any current point total). However, the MVA...Read more »
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