Maryland has already been informed. The Maryland jurisdiction that wants him has to arrange to send officers to go pick him up. The time can vary based on jurisdiction, available officers, distance to travel, etc. Week to two weeks perhaps. A Maryland attorney retained to represent your...Read more »
Anyone in jail can probably use a lawyer. 8th Amendment refers to the Constitutional prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment. That Amendment is rarely found to apply to most circumstances. You will need to be very specific about what is cruel and unusual in order to evaluate whether there...Read more »
Unlikely. If the prosecution fails to disclose something they may be precluded from using it at trial, or they may be compelled to produce it, and the defendant may have grounds to request a postponement to prepare their case based on its late production, or a new trial might be ordered if the...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.
We got pulled over on February 8th 2022 I was giving a misdemeanor criminal citation and released from the spot we got stopped since then I never received a preliminary hearing and I haven't been sent a court date think it's a year that Maryland has to charge me or dismiss my charges?... Read more »
The citation is the charge, and that meets the statute of limitations for charging you after the date of the offense. The issue is whether your speedy trial right under the Constitution has been violated, and the answer is not found in a clearly stated number of days, but has to do with a weighing...Read more »
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 »
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.
Who is suing you, your spouse or a third party? If a third party, how do you hold title to your car and house with your spouse? Typically, spouses hold title to real property as Tenants by the Entireties, and as such, a judgment obtained against just one of them cannot attach against property...Read more »
Last Tuesday, I went to pick my 13 yo son up near school at the location we agreed upon that morning but he wasn’t there. After waiting 10 minutes, I drove home looking for him. I saw him walking down Main Street so I honked at him, pulled into a side street, and got out to call for him. He... Read more »
Although a peace order does not itself carry jail or a fine, and is not a criminal matter involving conviction and sentencing that would affect a criminal background check, should you violate the terms of the peace order (typically by having contact with the persons protected by the order) then...Read more »
Yes, that should be able to be expunged 10 years from the end of the sentence or probation assuming all other criteria are met. The statute is now Section 5-620 of the Criminal Law Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland. Md. Ann. Code, Crim Proc. Art., Sec. 10-110 states that this section can...Read more »
Any criminal charges will show up on a background check and Maryland Judiciary Case Search. It certainly could affect your employment if you are convicted depending on the charge. You should speak with a lawyer.
The wife threatenend the husband to put his proprties in her name or she will expose pictures too the public, friends ,family and even those pictures were not his but sent by others to him. No permission was given to the wife ever to use the phone .
What you are describing could be characterized as criminal extortion by your wife, which could be the basis of having criminal charges filed against her; of course, then the contents of whatever is in the cell phone that she is threatening to expose will come into the hands of law enforcement as...Read more »
Probably not. Double jeopardy only applies when jeopardy attaches. This is when the first witness is sworn. There could be speedy trial issues if charges are dropped and then refiled depending on the facts. You would have to speak with a lawyer.
There are two things that can be done. First, the Petitioner can file for a Protective Order. If the Commissioner finds that an Order of Protection should be granted, that an interim Order is passed. There is then an ex parte hearing before a judge within a day or two and the judge decides whether...Read more »
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