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The Differences Between ‘Simple’ and ‘Constructive’ Drug Possession Charges

Drug possession charges refer to having ownership or controlling an illegal drug. You might not be aware, however, that possession charges may actually be split into two different categories: simple and constructive. Simple possession Simple possession refers to a case in which a person knowingly has an illegal drug under his or her physical control…. Read More »

Your Attitude and Actions May Impact Your Divorce

Divorce can be an emotionally charged, difficult process. However, you have a choice as to how you will conduct yourself through it all. Taking the high road may be difficult at times, but ultimately it’s likely to provide you with better results. This means that, occasionally, compromise is going to be necessary. It also means… Read More »

What You Should Know About Uncontested Divorce

An uncontested divorce basically means both parties involved are in agreement on the major elements of a divorce, including: Child custody, visitation and/or shared parenting time arrangements The amount and duration of child support payments The amount and duration of alimony payments How all marital properties and debts will be divided If able to agree… Read More »

Maryland Motorcyclist Killed After Driver Fails to Yield

A motorcyclist from Glen Burnie was killed in an accident after being struck by a passenger vehicle, according officials with the Anne Arundel County Police. The 35-year-old man died from his injuries Wednesday, August 17, one day after getting into a serious accident on Hospital Drive, close to Elvaton Road. The other vehicle was a… Read More »

Study Shows Maryland is Lenient on Drunk Drivers

A new analysis of driving under the influence (DUI) laws by WalletHub.com ranks Maryland as the seventh-most lenient in the country when it comes to how that state penalizes those arrested for drunk driving. The study took a close look at DUI penalties by state to determine the strictest and most lenient states. All 50… Read More »

Maryland Police Step Up DUI Enforcement, Make More Arrests

Maryland State Police stepped up their anti-drunk driving and general traffic enforcement efforts over the weekend of August 13-14. However, there were still 15 crashes involving suspected drunk drivers, including one involving the leader for the department’s driving under the influence (DUI) enforcement squad. Over that weekend, troopers made more than 4,700 traffic stops, issued… Read More »

Two Children Airlifted After Auto Accident in Frederick County

Two children had to be airlifted away from the site of a serious car accident on Fingerboard Road Sunday, August 21. According to the Maryland State Police, the children were transported to a nearby hospital after suffering life-threatening injuries. Police officials say the accident occurred after a Nissan Infiniti did not yield the right of… Read More »

La Plata Car Accident Leads to Fatality

Maryland State Police troopers responded to a serious accident on Route 6 near Mary Drive in Charles County Tuesday, August 9. According to reports, the troopers, who responded from the La Plata Barrack, conducted a preliminary investigation that revealed a 2011 Honda Pilot driven by a 75-year-old Port Tobacco woman was traveling west on the… Read More »

Overturned Tractor Trailer Leads to Freeway Shutdowns in Baltimore

A section of Interstate 95 in Baltimore had to be closed down just past exit 52 Monday, August 22 after reports of an overturned tractor trailer. All of the northbound lanes in that section were closed off, which created some significant backups on the highway. The truck had reportedly been carrying 12 shipping touts, with… Read More »

Hawaii Child Killed in Maryland Boating Accident

A nine-year-old boy from Hawaii passed away Wednesday, August 17 from injuries suffered in a boating accident in Ocean City, Maryland. The child fell out of the boat and was struck by its propeller, according to law enforcement officials. The child reportedly had been sitting on the bow of a rented pontoon boat with his… Read More »

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