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Can I Refuse A Breathalyzer Test In Maryland?

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The short answer to this question is: yes, you can refuse a breathalyzer test in Maryland. However, under Maryland’s implied consent laws, there are consequences for refusing a breathalyzer test. The question then becomes: is it more beneficial to refuse the breath test, or should you take it? In Maryland, prosecutors can prove that… Read More »

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Maryland Man Accused Of Child Abuse And Neglect After 6-Year-Old Son Is Found Dead

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A Maryland man has been arrested after his 6-year-old son was found dead in his home. Police arrested the suspect after responding to a report of an unresponsive child. When officers arrived at the suspect’s home, they found the boy dead. It was determined that the boy died of severe malnutrition and starvation. According… Read More »

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Maryland Man Sentenced To 75 Years for Sexual Abuse Of A Minor

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The State’s Attorney’s Office announced that a Maryland man will spend the next 75 years of his life in state prison for the sexual abuse of a minor. The 28-year-old defendant was sentenced to 75 years with 24 years of active incarceration. He will also have to register as a sex offender for the… Read More »

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Maryland Man Is Facing Child Abuse Charges After Infant Suffers “Significant Injuries”

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A Maryland father is facing child abuse charges after doctors discovered that his 6-week-old infant suffered significant injuries including fractured bones. The child received medical care at Frederick Health Hospital before medics transferred the child to Children’s National Hospital in Washington, D.C. Child Protective Services later contacted the Frederick Police Department about the child’s… Read More »

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What Must You Prove To Modify A Custody Agreement In Maryland?

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In Maryland, child custody refers to the legal and physical arrangements made for the upbringing of a child. In any divorce case involving children, a final order is entered detailing each parent’s legal and physical custody rights with regard to each child. The parent who does not have primary custody still has visitation or… Read More »

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What Is A Protective Order In Maryland?

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According to Maryland statute, a protective order is an order issued by the court that prevents an individual from committing certain acts against another individual. It is sometimes colloquially referred to as a restraining order. In this article, the Maryland divorce lawyers at Schlaich & Thompson Chartered will discuss protective orders and how they… Read More »

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Non-Marital Property In A Maryland Divorce

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When a couple divorces in Maryland, all of their property is divided into two categories: marital property and non-marital property. Non-marital property was acquired before the date of the marriage or through inheritance or gift after the marriage; whereas, marital property is any other property that was acquired during the marriage.   In other cases,… Read More »

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Grounds For Divorce Updated Back In 2023

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The Maryland legislature made major changes to family law back in 2023 doing away with limited divorce and updating the grounds for filing a divorce. Prior to October of 2023, Maryland law permitted two types of divorce: limited and absolute. As the name suggests, an absolute divorce was a permanent severing of all legal… Read More »

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Voluntary Impoverishment As A Means Of Avoiding Child Support Payments

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Divorce is an emotional affair and sometimes, those feelings careen out of control. A parent may seek to voluntarily impoverish themselves as a means of avoiding child support payments just to “stick it to” the other party. Regardless of their efforts, parents are required to pay child support payments to the custodial spouse. In… Read More »

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Factors That Determine Alimony In A Maryland Divorce

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Alimony constitutes a payment from one spouse to the other after a divorce has been finalized. The purpose of alimony is to ensure that the recipient spouse is self-supporting and can maintain their standard of living. Maryland courts generally award rehabilitative alimony to a spouse who doesn’t earn as much as their former partner…. Read More »

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