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Maryland Updates Stalking Law To Include Electronic Communication

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In October of 2022, Maryland updated its stalking laws to include electronic communications that are meant to instill fear or the threat of physical violence. Up until this point, stalking had to be conducted in person. The text of the law included the words “approaching or pursuing”. In this manner, those who committed digital… Read More »

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What Is Emergency Family Maintenance And How Does It Relate To Domestic Violence?

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Domestic violence is unfortunately a common occurrence in Maryland. For that reason, the Maryland courts have several provisions in place to help those who have been abused by a spouse. You may be able to seek an interim protective order, temporary protective order, or a final protective order from the court. These orders prevent… Read More »

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Criminal Stalking In Bel Air, Maryland

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It sometimes happens that an individual becomes obsessed with the object of their desire and takes matters too far. They engage in a course of conduct that puts another person in fear for their lives. When this happens, they can be charged under Maryland statutes with the crime of stalking. In this article, the… Read More »

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Rehabilitative Versus Indefinite Alimony In Maryland Divorce Cases

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One of the most essential aspects of any Maryland divorce case is alimony. There are profound differences between temporary alimony, rehabilitative alimony, and indefinite alimony. Each tends to have a major impact on both the spouse who is receiving alimony and the spouse who is paying alimony. Those facing a dispute over alimony must… Read More »

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The Role Of Drug Recognition Experts In DUI Cases

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A Drug Recognition Expert is a specially trained officer who is employed in DUI cases to determine whether or not someone is under the influence of drugs. In most cases, officers only carry equipment that can determine if someone is under the influence of alcohol. There is no standardized test to determine if someone… Read More »

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Establishing Or Disestablishing Paternity In Maryland

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A paternity case filed in 2017 dealt with an issue raised by a college student who had signed paperwork stating that he was the father of his girlfriend’s baby. In this case, the father sought to disestablish paternity after he found out that his girlfriend had other lovers. In 2014, the two had begun… Read More »

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Marijuana DUI In Bel Air, MD

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On July 1st, 2023 marijuana became legal to own in Maryland. Today, it is possible to own 1.5 ounces of marijuana or 2 plants in your home. Due to this, there will be an uptick in the number of arrests for marijuana DUI. However, testing for marijuana is not nearly as mature as it… Read More »

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Unconscionability In Alimony Requests

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Alimony is often one of the most contested issues in divorce proceedings. Generally speaking, the court can award two different types of alimony after your divorce is finalized, namely rehabilitative and indefinite alimony. Of the two, indefinite alimony is the most difficult to secure. A spouse must demonstrate a need for indefinite alimony and… Read More »

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Different Types Of Sobriety Tests In Maryland DUI Cases

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There are three different types of test used to determine the sobriety of a driver in Maryland. Those are field sobriety tests, breathalyzer tests, and blood tests. Of those, blood tests are the most accurate while field sobriety tests are the least accurate. In this article, the Maryland criminal defense attorneys at Schlaich &… Read More »

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How Can I Pursue Alimony When My Former Spouse’s Income Fluctuates

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Many Maryland residents have jobs in which their income can fluctuate on a monthly basis. They may be contract workers or otherwise not have a steady income. Their earnings may be tied to commission. Jobs such as insurance salesmen, brokers, financial advisors, real estate agents, or sales reps may make significantly more money in… Read More »

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