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Computer Privacy: What Can I Do To Protect Private Information From Repair Technicians?

By | February 20th, 2017|Categories: Top Legal Tips|

You may have seen a recent article in The Washington Post discussing the fact that Best Buy’s “Geek Squad” has been turning over evidence of criminal behavior, e.g. “child pornography” to the FBI when they [...]

Can I Get Shared Or Joint Custody?

By | February 20th, 2017|Categories: Divorce & Family Law|

Joint legal custody or shared custody has long been favored by the Maryland courts.  However, the courts do not automatically grant this status.  Instead, the court is obligated by statue and precedent to determine whether [...]

What Are The Five Most Important Things I Can Do If I Am Involved In An Automobile Accident?

By | February 20th, 2017|Categories: Top Legal Tips|

Use your cellphone camera to take pictures of everything and anything including the license plate of the other driver; the damage to both cars; pictures of the scene; and photographs of any skid marks or [...]

Am I Breaking The Law If I Use A Spyware App To Check On My Spouse?

By | February 20th, 2017|Categories: Divorce & Family Law|

The short answer is yes. Using spyware apps, or similar software most likely fall within the proscriptions of Maryland law that states that it is a misdemeanor crime to capture “any electronic communications…” Text messages, [...]

My Spouse Has Not Paid Child Support In Years, Can I Get Interest On The Money That Is Owed To Me?

By | February 20th, 2017|Categories: Divorce & Family Law|

Yes. You are definitely entitled to receive interest on unpaid child support. The law permits a judge to assess interest of 10% per year. The courts are entitled to do so because an award of [...]

Do Ignition Interlock Devices Actual Prevent DUI Charges?

By | February 20th, 2017|Categories: DUI/DWI and Criminal|

A recent study published by The Washington Post indicates that mandatory interlock requirements, even for first time DUI offenders, deter alcohol involved fatal accidents.  A study tracked fatal accidents over a five-year period, in states [...]

Presidential Attacks on Federal Court Judges – Probably Not the Way to Go

By | February 14th, 2017|Categories: Legal Information|

Both prior to his election, and subsequent to his election, the new President has publicly attacked and attempted to humiliate two different federal court judges.  The first was an American born judge of Mexican heritage [...]

Study Shows Families of Special Needs Children Personally Provide Billions of Dollars in Unpaid Care

By | February 13th, 2017|Categories: Legal Information, Probate & Trust Administration|

According to the Washington Post, a recent study shows that the family members of children with disabilities personally provide care for their children that would otherwise cost billions of dollars if it was instead provided [...]

The Password Problem During Probate

By | February 13th, 2017|Categories: Legal Information, Probate & Trust Administration|

Online banking is the norm these days and companies are urging everyone to “go green” and forgo paper statements.  This makes the job of the Personal Representative (PR) or Executor a bit more difficult after [...]

 

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