You only get to exercise the privilege once when the crime victim is your spouse. Otherwise, in situations where the spouses are not crime-defendant and crime-victim, but are either (1) crime-defendant and crime-witness or (2) a party in a civil case and a non-party witness, the spousal privilege...Read more »
Promised early expungement, but new States Attorney doesn't want to grant. Plea deal was reached in Harford Circuit Court, and all components of deal were met in full and on time with no additional problems.
If you can prove the terms of the plea deal to specifically include early expungement (which all the state can do is agree not to object to it, or consent to the request, because it is up to the judge to grant such a request), then yes, you can enforce the plea agreement and block the State from...Read more »
I encountered a police officer yesterday night, who charged me with 1M00JJH with Article TA-16-101(a1). Which states that I was driving without required license and authorization. Also charged me with 1LZ0JJH , TA-16-112(c) article, which states Failure of Individual driving on highway to display... Read more »
Hire a lawyer. The offense carries the potential for jail time, although that is very unlikely; however, a conviction carries points, which could ultimately add up with other tickets to cause your privilege to be suspended. There are a number of defenses to this charge, and depending on how long...Read more »
My husband served 13months before his trial date and at his psi hearing the judge denied home detention and ordered him 2 yrs incarceration but he is seeking to get home detention through the prison. Will he be able to get approved or classified for release although judge denied him home detention... Read more »
Once a defendant is committed to the bureau of prisons, they may place the defendant in whatever facility is permitted by law to house prisoners within their system, and pay consider and grant any early release option provided for under the law, such as a halfway house, etc. if home monitoring is...Read more »
My husband served 13 months before his trial and after his psi hearing the judge denied home detention and he is seeking to get home detention after she gave him 2yrs at his psi hearing for police officer impersonating,being found guilty by the jury case 118065003
I am a consultant for a legal firm representing the complaintive agency in one case against suspect foreign cyber Security Company. I represent the same suspect foreign cybersecurity company in a case against the U.S. cybersecurity company. Can I legally represent both companies? If Not what laws... Read more »
Criminal liability in a situation like this might result from defrauding one of the parties- e.g. obtaining something of value (your fees) from them under false pretenses (perhaps that you are not using the confidential info obtained from them in one matter against them in the other matter)....Read more »
It depends. He or his lawyer may need to review what all of his sentences are, because he could have multiple sentences that were imposed consecutively, and for violent crimes, he must serve 50% of the aggregate sentences before he is eligible, so it depends. So, if he has multiple sentences that...Read more »
Maryland follows the “discovery rule” for purposes of the statute of limitations, meaning the three years SOL for suing for fraud would begin from the time you discovered, or should have discovered, the fraud. Now that you know of the fraud, you must act diligently to protect your rights. That...Read more »
Evidence of a crime is evidence of a crime, regardless of the source, and regardless of any contradictory evidence. It is up to the judge or jury hearing the evidence to decide what weight to give to the evidence. So, if there is medical or other evidence that supports a finding of abuse, that...Read more »
The criminal code has changed over the years in Maryland. What you are looking at is a citation to the old Maryland Code, Article 27, Section 342, the general theft statute then in effect in 2007. That section was replaced by the new Criminal Law Article in 2010. It depends on what subsection you...Read more »
Probably means you’ll get a summons to appear. The PO has the option of requesting a warrant for your arrest, but that is not typical. You can call your PO to confirm. Or hire a lawyer to call as well as represent you.
Maryland courts can grant an annulment to a party who was fraudulently induced to enter into a marriage as part of their general equity powers under Family Law Code Section 1-201(b)(3). There is no stand-alone statute that addressed "fraud in a marriage" and it is unclear what you are referring...Read more »
West Virginia can transmit the warrant to Maryland and request that it be served by MD law enforcement, but they cannot come here on their own. Unless the warrant is for a serious crime, many times the warrant is simply entered into the national database and as soon as you are stopped anywhere for...Read more »
I am not a lawyer, but I am doing research. I want to find everyone CHARGED with a specific crime in the past 3 years (that are public records). Doesn't have to be literally everyone because I know some are expunged, but whatever I can find with the public records.
This data is gathered for the state. It’s used for all sorts of purposes. Budgets and resource allocation depend on it. Try calling the Administrative Office of the Courts in Annapolis for direction. The Maryland Sentencing Commission uses this info to update the Maryland Sentencing Guidelines....Read more »
(1) you testify under oath that you had permission from a legal occupant to be there, and be believed; (2) a legal occupant of the property testify under oath that they gave you permission to be there; (3) establish through evidence (or point out the prosecutor did not prove) that the property was...Read more »
I was denied my hand gun permit and am filing an appeal. I have a misdemeanor charge for petty theft close to 20 years ago. I am a business owner and require my permit for business purposes. I completed all standards and requirements, but was denied due to quote " charged with a crime that carries... Read more »
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