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Everything You Need to Know About Public Intoxication in Maryland

By Hammad S. Matin |

Laws related to public intoxication vary from state to state. This makes it important to understand the laws specific to your location. Before we delve deeper into Maryland’s specific laws regarding public intoxication, let’s discuss what constitutes public intoxication. What is Public Intoxication? Maryland considers drinking alcoholic beverages or getting intoxicated in a public… Read More »

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An Expert Witness Can Make or Break Your Case

By Hammad S. Matin |

When a person files a personal injury lawsuit, there are times that the testimony of an expert witness may be needed. However, Maryland laws state that these special witnesses may only be used in certain circumstances. An experienced personal injury attorney can help determine if an expert witness is needed for your claim. Typically,… Read More »

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Will I Need a Substance Abuse Evaluation If I’m Facing DUI Charges?

By Hammad S. Matin |

Getting a DUI can be hard to handle on your own, especially if this is the first time you’ve ever been in trouble with the law. Having an experienced DUI attorney on your side can help make things easier. A skilled La Plata & Waldorf DUI & DWI lawyer will try to mitigate the… Read More »

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Why Would an Attorney Refuse My Personal Injury Case?

By Hammad S. Matin |

In Maryland, the average hospital stay costs between $1,191 and $2,702 per day. If your injuries require any specialized tests or therapy, your costs will quickly exceed the average. When you’ve been injured and need help paying bills, a personal injury claim can help you to get back on your feet. Although the law… Read More »

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Sexual Offense Charges Can Impact More Than Your Criminal Record

By Hammad S. Matin |

Criminal charges of any kind are very serious, but sex-related charges are particularly so. The evidence present in sex offenses, such as DNA, rape kits, hospital records, and computer searches can take time for your attorney to locate and have experts review. For this reason, it is essential to contact an attorney as soon… Read More »

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When Do I Need an Attorney for Traffic Court?

By Hammad S. Matin |

You see the flashing lights in your rear view mirror, pull slowly to the side of the road, and wait for the police officer to approach your car. You may or may not know the reason you are being pulled over, but you do know that it is your word against that of the… Read More »

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Rear End Accidents and Liability in Maryland

By Hammad S. Matin |

Rear end accidents are one of the most common types of motor vehicle accidents. Although some people consider them minor fender benders, they can result in expensive medical costs and car repair bills. No matter how much you try to be careful while behind the wheel, you are always at risk of another driver… Read More »

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Maryland’s New Tobacco Law Cracks Down on Vaping

By Hammad S. Matin |

Maryland has passed legislation that works to extend its existing tobacco laws in an effort to drastically reduce vaping rates. This law comes on the heels of similar laws in Delaware, Virginia, and nine other states also stating that the legislation was passed in an attempt to combat teen vaping rates. Studies linking vaping… Read More »

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The Impact of a Felony Charge

By Hammad S. Matin |

Being charged with and convicted of any felony crime has an unquestionable impact on your rights and freedoms, which you may believe will end with your release. However, a conviction will have tremendous impact on your life even after your sentence is served. Some basic rights, such as voting, are permanently stripped from those… Read More »

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Corrections Officer Pleads Guilty to Attempted Murder

By Hammad S. Matin |

A former corrections officer has pled guilty to charges of attempted murder after he brutally attacked his wife. Armando Rodriguez, 46, entered his plea at the Charles County attorney’s office. Prosecutors report that his wife was sleeping when Rodriguez stabbed and hit his wife after he handcuffed her to a railing in the couple’s… Read More »

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