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Getting Your Record Expunged

By Hammad S. Matin |

If your criminal record is expunged, it means that all records related to it have been removed from governmental databases and law enforcement courts. Seeking expungement has many benefits, such as the legal right to deny that you were arrested and charged with the crime that was expunged. Consider talking to an attorney about… Read More »

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When to Ask for a Lawyer

By Hammad S. Matin |

If you have been arrested and accused of a crime, it may be difficult for you to know how to proceed. You will probably be upset, angry, and stressed, and you may not be able to think straight. This is why it’s so important to determine ahead of time when you should ask for… Read More »

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Differentiating Between a Felony and a Misdemeanor

By Hammad S. Matin |

Federal and state criminal law categorizes crimes according to their severity. Felonies are the most serious type of crime, while misdemeanors are less serious. Some states also recognize violations, which include offenses such as speeding and other traffic offenses. Regardless of whether you’ve been charged with a misdemeanor or a felony, you need the… Read More »

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Juvenile Justice in Maryland

By Hammad S. Matin |

When a child has been charged with a criminal offense, the parents should consult a criminal attorney in La Plata with experience in juvenile justice. The criminal defense attorney will try to keep the case in juvenile court, rather than adult court, whenever possible. Cases involving children ages 15 and older may be transferred… Read More »

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Attorney Spotlight: Hammad S. Martin

By Hammad S. Matin |

Hammad S. Matin is a criminal defense attorney with deep ties to the La Plata area. Born and raised in this community, he maintains an abiding commitment to serving its interests. In 2010, he was a candidate for States Attorney. He is the current Vice President of the La Plata, Maryland Lions Club and,… Read More »

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