What concerns me most about my grandson's case: My grandson appears to not have substantive conversations with a public defender who represents his interest. For example, the public defender who appeared in court on January 16 thought my grandson was still in the state mental health hospital... Read more »
There were two suspects and a black male and the other a lighter male the lighter male came to my house casually and didnt know he was on the run and the police came through my door and chase through my house through him and lock up me because they think i was the other guy . they told my family... Read more »
Possibly. Depends when the incident occurred --- must generally be within 1 year to fulfill notice requirements -- and there would have to be some degree of damages. Deprivation of liberty could be part of that.
People are generally free to forward mail anywhere they choose. However, where someone is required to report their actual residence / address, they must report their actual address (e.g., if someone is a registered offender).
This attorney is my kids father fiancee, she testified only as a witness for him in a final protective order hearing I had against him, and then after the judge granted my order she went on to represent him as his lawyer for an appeal in the same final protective order i have on him, then she got a... Read more »
I have shared physical and joint legal custody of my children, Im also in the process of getting it modified. My child father's girlfriend 8 yr old son, sexually assaulted my 9yr old child, CPS had opened up a case to do an investigation so there... Read more »
I am not normally a fan of reporting to CPS. However, there is already a plan in place that your ex is aware of. The fact that he is not thinking about the implications of the children spending the night shows he is not demonstrating good judgment. Your first priority is to protect the...Read more »
I was approached by a recruiter of a technology company in Maryland and was offered a position that would require me to relocate my family. I received an offer letter and sent it in, officially locking in my position with the organization. When I was asked about criminal history, I disclosed that... Read more »
Generally, employment is "at will" in the state of Maryland, i.e., at the will of the employer or at the will of the employee. You may have a breach of contract if you can show that you and the employer made a contract for employment and the employer breached that contract by dismissing you. You...Read more »
He was suspended in November 2016 for 10 days from school. I just found out today he submitted a written statement to the school police, no parent or representative on his behalf was present. He's 13yo and good to public school. I received a call 3/22/17 from Mr. Riggs at the Juvenile Justice... Read more »
It's a whole other ballgame as to what kids can bring to school. If the knife is illegal in general, then potentially YES if he is charged as an adult. It sounds like they are going to charge him as a juvenile which is not a jail situation but could be reform school or similar. In our practice of...Read more »
You'd be best off consulting a member of the Md Assn for Justice who handles police misconduct cases--they give free consults. Do you have an expert ready on the force issue? How about on medical impairments resulting from that? It's not d.i.y. time.
The courts, the employees thereof prosecutors, and other core personnel typically enjoy either qualified or absolute immunity for their actions in their official capacities. Probation may be extended or tolled for a variety of reasons, some of which may be applicable to your situation. Nevertheless...Read more »
If your son has filed a lawsuit against you; the next step is that he must serve it on you. He has the option to have the Sheriff attempt service. Which is why the Sheriff has probably been to your home. To answer your other question...if it is just the initial stages of the lawsuit, then no, you...Read more »
He is being bullied and the kids who are bullying him are blaming him and he is getting suspended and in trouble all the time. For instance someone threw a pen cap in the vicinity of the teacher and 2 kids said he threw it (his pens do not even have caps) so he got suspended for 3 days. This has... Read more »
You do not necessarily need a pro bono lawyer. What you should do is reach out to an attorney in your area for a private consultation. Many attorneys give free consultations. Moreover, many attorneys take cases on a contingency fee basis, meaning that they are only paid a portion of any award or...Read more »
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