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Legally Compromised? – A Criminal Defense Attorney is in Your Best Decision

For the ordinary person, criminal charges are difficult to navigate. The legal system itself is broad and complicated. In legally compromising circumstances, you might feel overwhelmed with the vagueness of what’s ahead and how you can properly navigate it. If you’re in a situation where you’ve been accused of a crime or find yourself facing felony charges and your first…

Surrogacy Legal Issues: Can a Surrogate Get Custody?

If you are considering surrogacy, chances are you still want children that are yours, even if you don’t carry them. Surrogacy laws, in general, are difficult to explain, but IVF surrogacy can raise more legal issues. So before you have decided on surrogacy, you will need to learn about: Types of surrogacy and the problems that come with each; How…

A Comprehensive Guide to Maryland Adoption – Starting Your New Family

The adoption process can be both joyful and taxing. Whether you are the prospective adoptive parent or the biological parent, knowing your rights and how to approach the process from start to finish can make the difference between a bumpy experience and a smooth one. To view adoption from a few angles, read on to learn about: How your rights…

Divorce & Mediation… Your Solution!

Truly an Answer to Your Dilemma Just as  the iconic song writer  and singer Bob Dylan pronounced in his 1965 hit, “The times they are a-changing”, applied then, the same can be said for how society and the courts are treating  married couples that are now separating and divorcing! Contested Divorces Are Expensive Yes, I have to admit that lawyers played…

Solicitation Charges – Why Paying Someone for Something May Be a Crime

We pay people every day for goods and services, but some services are illegal, and asking someone to do it is a crime. Here is what you need to know about solicitation charges: What is “assignation?” Maryland’s term for solicitation; Solicitation charges, why it is illegal to pay someone to do something; And Penalty for solicitation varies from minor to…

4 Types of Visitation in Maryland – Guarantee The Most Time With Your Kids

As parents, Maryland affords us legal rights to spend time and contact our children, even after the relationship between the parents is over. Those rights are known as visitation; here is everything you need to know to ensure your time with your kids: Visitation, establishing a parent’s time with children post break-up; Maryland awards four types of visitation rights, and…

The Weekly Writ: Maryland Legal News You Can Use for June 28, 2021

Today on June 28, 2021, read about: Maryland finds half a million more unemployment fraud cases, sends them on to federal authorities for prosecution. Man attempts to bribe the police to get out of trouble. Man gets a 25-year sentence for DVthat involved strangulation. Howard County to implement a new mental health program, diverting crisis calls from police to counselors.…

The Weekly Writ: Maryland Legal News You Can Use for July 12, 2021

and The Maryland Weekly Writ return from the July 4th holiday with the biggest legal stories from the past couple of weeks. Today on July 12, 2021, read about: Maryland lawmakers pledge to legalize weed with “adult-use” legislation again introduced in 2022. Arbutus baseball coach arrested, accused of child sex abuse. Maryland teams up with other states, alleging Google monopoly.…

How Can You Drop a Protective Order? – A Guide to Removing Protections in Maryland

Protective orders serve a purpose, but what if the aim is past or a person has changed their behavior? Requesting to rescind or dismiss a protective order is possible, and here is what you need to know to remove protective orders: Withdrawing a protective order, the reasons someone would want to remove safeguards; Ending the order as the petitioner or…

Can You Travel with a DUI? – Learn How A DUI Can Compromise a Trip

DUIs pose restrictions to travel. Not only will they affect driving in the US, but may prevent you from visiting foreign countries. Here is what you need to know about traveling and DUIs: DUIs, start to bring trouble for your driving privileges; Driving in Maryland and the other 49 states with a DUI is possible; And Traveling abroad with a…