Baltimore Legal Issues

If you are stopped for an Alcohol Related Offense

If you are stopped for an Alcohol Related Offense

Be polite and Cooperative with the Police. But remain silent. Do not take voluntary roadside sobriety tests (walk & turn, 1 leg stand, counting/alphabet) The only test you should take is the breath test at the police station Body Weight Number of Drinks per Hour 1 2 3 4 5 6 100 lbs. .038 .075 .113 .150 .188 .225 120 lbs. .031 .063 .094 .125 .156 .188 140... [Read more]

Explanation of your Rights once you are stopped for a suspected DUI or DWI

Explanation of your Rights once you are stopped for a suspected DUI or DWI

In Maryland you have the right to refuse the preliminary breath test (PBT) when you are pulled over for a suspected DUI or DWI. The refusal to take the PBT is inadmissible in all forums (Traffic Court, Before the MVA) and will not jeopardize your case. This initial refusal can work in your favor by giving you more time to help eliminate alcohol in your system. This additional time between when you... [Read more]

Maryland DWI and DUI Penalties

Maryland DWI and DUI Penalties

Maryland DUI - Driving Under the Influence – DWI in Maryland is more serious of the two possible drunk driving charges. A maryland state DUI arrest results when a person is found operating a vehicle with a Blood Alcohol Level (BAC) above .08. Maryland DUI law states that having a BAC above .08 means you are under the influence of alcohol and your normal driving coordination has been substantially... [Read more]

From out of State and got a DUI or DWI in Maryland?

From out of State and got a DUI or DWI in Maryland?

Chances are your home state will find out and Maryland can still have your drivers license suspended. Out of state drivers who receive a DUI or DWI should contact Joel Fader to receive the best DUI attorney and utilize his experience as a DUI lawyer in maryland. Out of state drivers who are charged still need to follow the same proceedures once arrested as a citizen of Maryland would. While representing... [Read more]

Internet Fraud

Internet Fraud

A new group of criminals has adapted to the Internet, emailing consumers for money and creating imitation sites that mimic legitimate companies and financial institutions for the purpose of tricking consumers into revealing their personally identifiable information.  Law enforcement, the public and state and federal government agencies must work together to protect Internet users — especially... [Read more]

Going to Court without a Lawyer?  There is Help.

Going to Court without a Lawyer? There is Help.

Millions of Americans each year wind up in civil court without a lawyer.  Studies reveal that between 40 and 90 percent of litigants end up representing themselves, without assistance from an attorney, in civil matters such as eviction defense, divorce and creditor claims. Those representing themselves – also known as pro se litigants – can find support and information online.  One resource is... [Read more]

LawHelp.org Offers Broad Range of Tax Help

LawHelp.org Offers Broad Range of Tax Help

The national LawHelp.org network of consumer legal information portals offers a range of useful resources for those struggling with their taxes as April 15th approaches. Resources accessible from LawHelp.org include information, written for the layperson, about both state and federal taxes, including specialized fact sheets for those facing a variety of special circumstances; information about rebates... [Read more]

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