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Burglary

The Crime of Burglary

By Hammad S. Matin |

Burglary offenses are serious crimes that can rise to the level of felony and involve theft or violence. The charge alone can cause severe harm to your reputation and employment, and even worse a conviction could mean serving an extended time in prison. A knowledgeable burglary defense attorney can help reduce your sentence time… Read More »

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Shoplifting Laws in Maryland

By Hammad S. Matin |

Shoplifting is often viewed as a minor crime with minimal consequences but this is often not the case. There are substantial penalties at stake when faced with a shoplifting charge. A skilled defense attorney can help establish a winning defense to your charges and get you the best outcome possible. It is necessary for… Read More »

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Know Your Rights During a DUI Pull Over

By Hammad S. Matin |

Knowing your rights during a DUI (driving under the influence) stop can help reduce any consequences you face in the future. This can be a nerve wracking and overwhelming experience. The penalties for a DUI conviction are severe and should not be taken lightly. If you are arrested for DUI, know your rights and… Read More »

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What Not to Do if You Are Pulled Over for Drunk Driving

By Hammad S. Matin |

If you are pulled over for drunk driving it is important to know the best way to respond. Remaining calm and knowing what not to do can greatly help you in this stressful situation. Following these basic tips is a great first step. If you find yourself under arrest for drunk driving, contact a… Read More »

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How to Proceed After an Auto Accident That Wasn’t Your Fault

By Hammad S. Matin |

Auto accidents of all kinds are a fact of life in any state, and Maryland drivers are no different. In spite of one’s best efforts to avoid such incidents, it’s impossible to control other drivers and the circumstances in which an accident might occur. The next question a driver often faces is what to… Read More »

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Potential Consequences for a Drug Offense in Maryland

By Hammad S. Matin |

Despite the ongoing dialogue about the extent to which certain drugs—namely marijuana—should remain against the law, a number of drugs are still very illegal in Maryland. In the event you face charges on account of possessing illicit drugs of any kind, you are best served by seeking legal assistance at the earliest available juncture…. Read More »

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Have You Been the Victim of Negligence in Maryland?

By Hammad S. Matin |

If you or someone you know has suffered an injury, one of the most important and basic questions is who was responsible for the incident and nature thereof. Whether circumstances involved a common traffic accident or medical malpractice, there’s a good chance you may have a right to legal recourse on account of whatever… Read More »

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Baltimore Body Cameras Making Impact – Are Police Treating You Fairly?

By Hammad S. Matin |

The increased adoption of body cameras among Maryland police appears to have potentially caught up with at least one officer. Amid evidence that the officer in question—Richard Pinheiro—planted drugs in a bid to warrant arrest, Baltimore prosecutors are dismissing gun and drug charges of a felony nature in at least 34 cases on account… Read More »

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Your Chances of Collecting Injury-Related Damages

By Hammad S. Matin |

Regardless of the precise circumstances, any kind of personal injury can leave the affected party subject to no shortage of confusion, including uncertainty with respect to how likely it be that your suffering translate into sufficient financial redress. Having just been the victim of someone else’s actions, you may be physically, emotionally or financially… Read More »

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A Look at the Booking Process

By Hammad S. Matin |

Being arrested is an unnerving experience, especially if you don’t know what to expect. Remember to protect your rights and request a lawyer serving Charles County before you make any statements to the police. Immediately after being arrested, the next step is booking. Here is what you can expect if it happens to you…. Read More »

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