Maryland Legal News & Guides

The latest articles from James Crawford Law on Maryland legal news, how-to guides, and more.

Violent Crimes Allegations Come in Many Varieties

Did you know that you can be charged with a variety of different crimes after the death of another...

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Why Do Domestic Violence Victims Recant?

The main thing that sets domestic violence cases apart from other types of assault in Baltimore,...

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What Are The Different Types of Protective Orders in Maryland?

Maryland has long seen the benefits of allowing victims of domestic abuse to obtain court orders...

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Understanding Child Custody and Protective Orders

Domestic abuse is a serious problem in this country. For many decades, it was swept quietly under a...

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How Common is Domestic Financial Abuse?

Financial abuse is a type of domestic abuse that directly involves money and assets. It can exist...

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The Problem of False Domestic Violence Complaints.

Domestic violence happens every day in Maryland, and the negative effects it has on families and...

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Is a Maryland Protective Order Enforceable in Another State?

If you have had a protective order issued against you, it is important to know what you can and...

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Can Military Members Defend Property Forcefully in Maryland?

As a military member in Maryland, you may think that because you have a right to have weapons in...

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What Are Some Kinds Of Criminal Defenses in Maryland?

If you have been accused of a crime, the first thing you will want to do is to develop a defense....

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Federal Crimes: Avoid Serious Punishments At The Federal Level

In Maryland, if you are accused of a federal crime, you need to understand that the weight of...

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Why a Criminal Defense Attorney is Important For Parents

It is not a surprise for teenagers to make mistakes. When you are young, things that can be against...

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False Accusations: Fighting Back With Evidence And The Truth

False accusations can hurt your reputation from the moment the accusation is made. Before you're...

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Is Sexting a Crime When Minors Willingly Send Photos?

Is sexting a crime you should worry about if you're a minor? Can someone accuse you of doing...

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What Is An Innocence Defense And How Does It Work?

Are you able to provide a defense against any criminal charge? The quick answer is yes, even if you...

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Expungements And Your Right to Have Your Record Sealed

If you have been accused of or convicted of a crime, one of the things you may be considering is...

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You Can Protect Yourself Against Double Jeopardy - Mini Blog

Double jeopardy protection can make sure you don't face penalties for a crime you've already been...

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What Are The Penalties For Repeat Intoxication Offenses? - Mini Blog

Everyone makes mistakes, but some are more serious than others. If you've been drinking and...

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Embezzlement Charges Can Put Your Life On Hold - Mini Blog

Embezzlement is a charge in which someone accuses you of stealing his or her property or money when...

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Types of Misdemeanors and How To Show You Were Proven Innocent - Mini Blog

A misdemeanor charge is not as serious as a felony, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't defend your...

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Can You Ever Recover From a Child Porn Arrest or Conviction?

The consequences of a child pornography conviction of any tip are devastating. Aside from the...

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