Not letting the defendant know that his right to a speedy trial was waived also not violating any rights he may have? He’s been incarcerated for a year and 3months. 6 months in a federal facility without a single court date. Just found out that his right to a speedy trial was signed off on... Read more »
The judge decides all issues related to a speedy trial including whether your constitutional right to a speedy trial has been violated. The judge does not need your permission. The judge also decides whether a case will be postponed. You may be able to appeal the decision, but the judge has a lot...Read more »
If you start working while receiving temporary total disability, then you must notify the workers' compensation carrier immediately and your checks will stop. You are not entitled to temporary total disability if you are working. You should be with an attorney about your workers'...Read more »
I received a speeding ticket June 2021 in Virginia during an emergency! I live in Maryland. I went to court for that ticket and explained the situation too the judge, and he dismissed the case! I find out today that I have a non violation on my driving record for improper use of equipment in... Read more »
I received a speeding ticket in Virginia during an emergency! I went to court in Va and the judge dismissed all charges and I paid the court fine! I find out today I have a non- speeding violation on my driving record in Maryland for improper use of equipment in Maryland. I do not understand! How... Read more »
It is impossible for any of us to know the reason the police officer issued the citation. You can request a trial within 30 days of the ticket and go to court. If the police officer does not appear, you will be acquitted. If the police officer appears, you can have a trial.
I was not involved in trial I was subpoenaed to. Investigator told me if I didn’t show and tell them what they want to hear he would personally arrest me at work and my child would be without me. I’m now paranoid and anxious because of this harassment. I showed up and they didn’t even need... Read more »
If you have been subpoenaed to court, you must appear, testify, and tell the truth. Otherwise, the judge can find you in contempt. It is possible the judge can delay the trial and have the police bring you to court to honor the subpoena.
No, you cannot sue the police for failure to write a ticket. They have absolute discretion on whether to issue a citation. Regardless, issuing a citation does not determine fault. You can sue the other driver and your own insurance company if he is uninsured and if you win, your rates will not go...Read more »
I was told a traffic camera shows I did not stop at a red light. I have requested a court date however it has been over 2 years and a court date has not been set. Can I request the violation be dismissed due to the length of time for a court date? This is in Maryland, Prince Georges County
You can make a speedy trial argument, but you are supposed to demand the speedy trial for the clock to start ticking on your speedy trial rights. Having said that, there is no harm in making the argument. Any delays brought on by Covid will be excused.
Md. Ann. Code, Trans. Art., Section 16-112 states that each driver of a motor vehicle shall display the license to any uniformed police officer who demands it. It goes on to state that this is satisfied only if the officer is able to access the verification system. I read this to mean that you have...Read more »
Your boyfriend should hire counsel or contact the Public Defender to see if anything can be done to procure his release such as filing for a writ of habeas corpus. You cannot file a lawsuit on his behalf. Only an attorney can file on behalf of another individual.
Why I wondering what the statue of limitations in Maryland was on the criminal citation for possession of cds not Maryjane that all I ever received when we initially got pulled over and released like I was saying that was in February 8th 2022 how much longer do they have before they have to dismiss... Read more »
Once you are served with the criminal citation, this complies with any statute of limitations that may apply. There is no statute of limitations defense in your case if you were issued a criminal citation.
There is a speedy trial issue. You have a constitutional right to a speedy trial....Read more »
The misdemeanor criminal citation was for simple possession of cds not Maryjane we got pulled over they did a search gave both me and the driver the same criminal citation with same charges the driver received the preliminary hearing date and recently went to court after receiving a court date... Read more »
we already have everything figured out talked to the persons car that got hit and my friends car and insurance has told my friend that i’m at fault and his insurance will be penalized but now i’m wondering if mine will be even though i my personal insurance never got involved
It could affect your rates. Insurance companies usually ask if you have had any accidents in the last three years when you renew and they may have access to the information anyway when they go to renew.
Am I required to do so? I read a parental privilege rule, embodied in Sec 25, Rule 130 where no person may be compelled to testify against his children but since I wrote a statement I didn't know if the rule still applied.
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