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DUI Along with Your Friends

By Justin Brown, published on Jul 17, 2014

...home, and that their buddy isn't in a situation where they could safely run an automobile.

But to intervene may also be a difficult question. Once they've had too much everyone reacts, and that you don't wish to wind up offending someone. However, you've got to baltimore dui attorney accomplish anything to prevent a possible crash. Here are suggestions and some ideas for ways to get these secrets from your friend.

1. Create a joke about this and laugh. Keep it light, but obtain the recommendations.

2. Avoid a conflict. That you don't wish to embarrass the... (more)

Tags: attorney, baltimore, lawyer, dui

Hiring an Attorney for DUI, Criminal, and Immigration Cases

By ZavierJ, published on May 20, 2014

Getting arrested can be a person’s worst nightmare, especially if they are getting handcuffed because they did not think their plans completely through. The state government will appointment an attorney for anyone who is not able to afford their own. But finding an attorney you have chosen on your own based on comfort and trust can be extremely important. Attorneys know that at night all types of mischief or accidents are bound to happen, so they are available to help a person in a tough situation.

Reasons to Call an Attorney

There are several reasons to call an attorney but the main... (more)

Tags: attorney, lawyer, dui, criminal charges

Our Discriminatory Bail System

By Justin Brown, published on Dec 17, 2013

One of the great injustices of the Maryland state bail system is that it discriminates against the poor. People who are charged with crimes are often held on high bails that they cannot possibly afford. This can happen for even relatively minor criminal allegations. The only way they can get out is by paying a bail bondsman, who may charge an exorbitantly high interest rate. Oftentimes, judges and commissioners, when setting bails, err on the side of caution -- that is, if in doubt, they set a very high bail.

The results of this system can be devastating for families and... (more)

Tags: attorney, baltimore, lawyer, maryland, bail system

Harsh Federal Sentencing Tactics: Nothing New

By Justin Brown, published on Dec 16, 2013

...know it is far-fetched. If someone looks guilty, we have to work under the assumption that they are guilty. Defendants, meanwhile, can do nothing but nod their heads in agreement, for if they challenge the Government’s version of the facts, they will probably pay dearly.

Defense attorneys have a duty to make sure their clients do the smart thing – accept the guilty plea. Of course, the decision of whether to plead guilty ultimately rests with the defendant himself, but the attorney must provide good advice and, in most cases, advocate for what is in the defendant’s... (more)

Tags: attorney, baltimore, lawyer, maryland

Leaving a Judicial Footprint: California Family Law

By Rushgal, published on Mar 31, 2010

Most Americans are likely effected to some degree by family law, whether personally or through a friend, and probably unaware of the Elkin's Family Law Task Force. I recently addressed the Elkin's Family Law Task Force, a group appointed by the California Judicial Council to review family law proceedings and recommend proposals that will increase access to justice, ensure due process, and provide for more effective and consistent rules, policies, and procedures. Conducted in the formal Judicial Council Conference Room, it was intimidating. Nervous and limited to three minutes, my voice was... (more)

Tags: california, courts, family, justice, constitution, law, accountability, judge, rights, elkins, family law, system, custody, mediation, constitutional, right, legal, attorney

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