If you have a lawyer, ask him or her since that's what they are for, and stop posting on a public forum that may result in you incriminating yourself. If you do not have a lawyer, hire one (or apply to the Public Defender if you qualify). Your lawyer can obtain all such information through...Read more »
PACER only provides access to federal court dockets. For Maryland court records, you cannot access any actual court documents through the online Judiciary Case Search System. For Internet access to pleadings in Maryland, you need to register with Maryland Court E-File...Read more »
I read this, but request definition clarification, please:
§ 13-214. Prohibitions
(a) Except for the units of the organized militia and the troops of the United States, a body of persons may not associate as a military company or organization or parade in public as a military... Read more »
Maryland law defines two legal types of militia under the Public Safety Article 13-202. ALL other bodies of persons organized as a military company or organization are prohibited from acting in violation of the provisions you have cited to n 13-204. That’s it. There is no need to further define...Read more »
A person occupying or upon property they do not own and does not leave when asked, or returns after being told not to come on the land, is trespassing, and if that same person opens and enters any structure or building on the land, regardless of whether they were told not to be on the property, has...Read more »
Hello, a park ranger had detained me for metal detecting in a national park. He never read me my Miranda rights and forgot to make me sign one of the citations he gave me, but made me sign the other. He let me go, and 2 weeks later, he calls me and asks to meet with me in person to get more... Read more »
You never are obligated to discuss matters with government officials where there is a risk of criminal sanction for you. Even if you are arrested for this offense, you do not have to talk, or should you choose talk, you may elect to do so only with a lawyer present, and terminate any conversation...Read more »
If i live with someone but have no affiliation with them other than being a general tenant in the home of which i pay rent, and the co owner also lives there too, am i responsible for their animals also, in a legal aspect?
What about the other partial co-owner of the home, would they be... Read more »
Depends on the scenario. If you are one of the co-owners/landlords of the property, and the tenant owns the dogs, and they are renting a room in the property and have access to other common areas like the kitchen, then the owners of the property can likely get charged because they live in and have...Read more »
I got a new job, it’s been done through email so far, seems silly I know but I’m 18 and naive as heck apparently anyways, I get sent a check, I tell the bank lady what I thought it was for, the deposit it, my boss tells to go to Walmart and get money orders and send them else where. Later the... Read more »
This is actually a pretty common and well-known scam. If you're charged you should immediately hire an experienced criminal defense attorney. Don't make any additional posts about the situation online.
A relative was using my camper/rv to stay in for a little while with his girlfriend. The camper/rv has been parked on a friends property for about 3 months now. My relative got arrested a few nights ago and I am trying to get my camper/rv off his property as soon as possible, but they are saying... Read more »
The Maryland government website says there’s a flat fee of $40 for anyone caught by a speed camera driving 12mph or more over the limit. My sister (a VA driver, if that matters) believes she may have been going 25mph over. Completely on accident — was distracted and didn’t realize she’d... Read more »
No. Speed cameras can only issue citations for speed, and in any event, speed alone (unlike in VA and DC and some other states) cannot be he sole basis for charging reckless driving in Maryland. FYI, payment of the fine does not result in points and cannot be considered by an insurance company in...Read more »
Maryland annotated code is broken down into many "articles." Each of the articles is numbered (starting with 1-101, 1-102, etc.) Because there are dozens of different code sections labeled "1-202", you might want to re-post to clarify what article of the code you are talking about.
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 »
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...Read more »
It was a first offense, I never even had a parking ticket prior. Good standing in society but was associated with someone of whom I was dating and I did not know that he had a felony charge in his past. I was studying for my insurance license for a bail bond business. When I purchase my weapon,... Read more »
Yes. It’s called constructive possession: if it’s open in an area within reach, and everything in his car is in reach, it creates a rebuttable inference it was his. He has a defense, however, and cases like this can be won. Just because there’s probable cause to charge does not mean there’s...Read more »
My son is in Federal prison and is almost out for his sentence but can't return to MD as a release because of a warrant for VOP for restitution over 20 years ago he didn't pay. He has been in prison 7 years and did not have access to money to pay this restitution and wants to be released... Read more »
Although Ive been assured verbally that I am safe from prosecution, I am worried that may not be true. Can I request immunity? Should I plead the 5th? What will protect me and my family from the person Im wanted to testify against?
Meet with an experienced defense counsel beforehand and go over what you might be asked and what you know. Anything you tell the lawyer is privileged. Invoking your Fifth Amendment right must be done properly, and the lawyer will guide you. If this is before a federal grand jury make sure the...Read more »
The question is whether the husband’s action connoted an impropriety with the juror and the case. I can’t tell from these facts but it is worth looking at. Contact the defense counsel with this ASAP for a potential appeal issue.
I need legal advice on the maximum and minimum punishment I can get Some details are I was blackout drunk when it happen and have no criminal record and the assault charges are on officers I pushed them and the charges are in Maryland, i need help... thanks
These are misdemeanors, but you do not want any kind of a record, and usually something can be worked out to keep your record clean. Obviously it depends on the seriousness of any assault (injuries, etc.), but many times with no real injury the officers can be convinced to let the assaults go and...Read more »
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