Maryland Legal News & Guides

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

How to File Child Support - 7 Steps to Get It Done

Editor's Note: This week we are revisiting posts and topics that are still relevant and important...

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Expungement - How to Clean Up A Record to Move Forward in Life

Criminal records restrict many from improving their lives after the mistake. Fortunately, Maryland...

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Arrested for Texting While Driving? – A Look at Driving Laws in Maryland

Editor's Note: This week we are revisiting posts and topics that are still relevant and important...

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Planning Your Divorce – Knowing The Three ‘Verses’

Editor's Note: This week we are revisiting posts and topics that are still relevant and important...

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House Arrest in Maryland – Navigating Charges and Figuring Out What’s Best for You

Getting charged with a crime for many reasons—the principle of which is being ripped away from your...

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Did COVID-19 Affect My Divorce Agreement? – The State of Family Law as the World Reopens

The COVID-19 Pandemic affected everyone in some way. Whether you lost someone close or lost your...

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Capitol Hill Rioters Hear 'You're Fired!' – But Is That Legal in Maryland?

The riot at Capitol Hill last Wednesday – January 6, 2021 – has shaken the nation to its...

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Can You Recant a Statement? – A Guide to Navigating Confessions and Statements

Being in court is complicated and confusing, but the process leading up to it is even more so....

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Why You Should Hire a Business Lawyer – Handling Things When They Matter Most

Owning a business is more than meets the eye. As it grows, you may run into additional issues you...

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How Do I “Get” Witness Protection? – Find Security for You and Your Family

Witness Protection: it is a common buzzword in crime dramas and movies, but it is a very real thing...

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Your Personal Injury Settlement – The Basics of Injury and Accident Law

Getting injured sucks. Not only are you left to deal with the consequences of your injury, but also...

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Living on Parole – The First Step Towards Gaining Your Eventual Freedom

Making parole after serving a lengthy prison sentence may feel like a victory after years of...

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Crime on Halloween Weekend – Violent and Common Crimes in October and Onward

Halloween is a favored holiday in the United States by both children and adults alike. However,...

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Why Hire a Private Investigator? – Cases Where Your Lawyer May Hire One

Cops are not the only ones on the job when it comes to investigating and gathering evidence. A...

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Illegally Obtained Evidence – What To Do When Law Enforcement Oversteps

An arrest can be a life-halting experience that leaves you more shocked and vulnerable than ever...

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The Basics of Bankruptcy – When and How to File in Maryland

Life is hard, and sometimes things take a turn for the worse financially. If you find yourself...

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5 Tips for Your Day in Court - Going in Prepared Ahead of Time

Being charged with a crime is a jarring and terrifying experience. If you find yourself out on bail...

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Fighting a Marijuana Charge – A Guide to Cannabis Laws in Maryland

Marijuana usage is a hot-button topic in the country nowadays. With states pushing to legalize, it...

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Modifying Your Divorce – How to Modify Your Divorce Agreement in Maryland

If you have been through the divorce process, you might wonder if the final agreement reached with...

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