Monthly Archives: November 2022
What Is The Maryland Traffic Offense Of Fleeing/Eluding Police?
Within the domain of Maryland traffic offenses driving under the influence (DUI) and reckless or aggressive driving typically dominate the headlines. But those are not the only traffic offenses that result in criminal charges. Another common charge in the context of traffic offenses is fleeing or eluding police. How Does Maryland Define Fleeing or… Read More »
What Are The Maryland Penalties For Different Robbery Crimes?
The definition of robbery appears at Maryland Code of Criminal Law Section 3-401. Under this section, robbery occurs when the perpetrator: Takes another person’s property; Intends to permanently deprive that person of such property; and Uses force or the threat of force to complete the crime. Section 3-401, clarifies that robbery can include obtaining… Read More »
4 Aspects Of Postnuptial Agreements Under Maryland Family Law
A postnuptial agreement is a type of enforceable contract that can exist between spouses under Maryland law. Unlike prenuptial agreements — which are executed before marriage — postnuptial agreements come into play after marriage. Although postnuptial agreements are valid and enforceable in Maryland, these contracts are subject to certain restrictions. Maryland Postnuptial Agreements are… Read More »
Maryland Police Duties & Notice Requirements For Domestic Violence
When responding to an allegation of domestic violence, Maryland imposes various duties on law enforcement officers. At the highest level, law enforcement must try to protect the alleged victim from further abuse or violence. On top of safety, law enforcement must also provide notice of various rights and, in certain cases, a copy of… Read More »