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Jan 21, 2019

Non-Citizens May Have More Rights Than American Citizens

By |January 21st, 2019|Criminal|0 Comments

Last November, the New York Court of Appeals issued a ruling that may have granted more rights to non-citizens than the State’s laws grant to Americans – namely, that in some cases, a non-citizen may be granted a trial by jury where a U.S. citizen would not. According to the Washington Post, the case involved the rights of Saylor Suazo, an immigrant who had overstayed his visa. Suazo was facing up to six months in [...]

Jan 15, 2019

Baltimore’s Homicide Rate Dips in 2018

By |January 15th, 2019|Criminal|0 Comments

Homicide rates in major cities across the U.S. appear to be on the decline this year after increasing over the last few years, according to a recent New York Times article. The report indicates that by the time statistics are available for the entire year, the murder rate should be about 4 to 5% lower across the nation, compared to 2017. According to the Times report, fewer homicides occur in the U.S. each year when [...]

Jan 8, 2019

Motor Vehicle Administration Hearings After a DWI/DUI Arrest

By |January 8th, 2019|DUI|0 Comments

Drivers who are charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DUI) face many penalties if convicted. They can be sentenced to jail or prison (depending on the type of charge), and be forced to pay substantial penalties and fines. Their insurance rates can increase, or their coverage can be cancelled. They can lose their security clearance, in some cases, too. One extra risk is that you will likely lose your driving privileges [...]

Jan 2, 2019

Legal Loopholes Allow Convicted DUI Drivers to Circumvent Ignition Interlock Law

By |January 2nd, 2019|DUI|0 Comments

The State. com reported in September 2018 that a South Carolina Law (called Emma’s Law) that was meant to help force DUI offenders to prove sobriety before they could drive has not worked as planned. The law requires that anyone convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol, whose blood alcohol content (BAC) level was .15 or more, should have to use an ignition interlock device, or IID. The IID analyzes the driver’s BAC and [...]

Dec 24, 2018

Sexual Assault Charges Can Be Brought Years after an Alleged Offense

By |December 24th, 2018|Criminal|0 Comments

The Statute of Limitations is the time after which the government is prevented from charging someone with the commission of a crime. Most crimes have statutes of limitations for several reasons. There is concern that memories fade with time. Physical evidence may deteriorate with time. If cases aren’t filed within the statute of limitations, the case is forever barred. In cases of sexual assault, rape and other crimes, many victims (according to the Rape, Abuse [...]

Dec 19, 2018

Maryland Becomes Sixth State to Pass an Extreme Risk Protective Order

By |December 19th, 2018|Gun Laws|0 Comments

Maryland has become the 6th state to pass an Extreme Risk Protective Order (ERPO) law. The law is in response to many different shootings throughout the country. The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence praised the new law, claiming it will remove guns from people who pose a danger to the public and themselves. Legislators and community advocates are pushing for the ERPO laws because of concerns many of the shooters could have been stopped if [...]

Feb 21, 2015

Streaming Movies: Is It Legal?

By |February 21st, 2015|Legal Matters|0 Comments

It happens so often: you want to see a certain movie but you can’t find it on Netflix or Redbox. If you don’t want to buy the movie, how else can you watch it? Many will choose to watch these movies online, free of charge. If you choose to do this, you need to know what’s legal and what isn’t. Take it from these University of Maryland students: no movie is worth jail time. The Basics Movies are a [...]

Aug 3, 2014

Employee Spotlight: Nancy Carey

By |August 3rd, 2014|Firm News|0 Comments

This month, Nancy Carey is the focus of our Employee Spotlight! A Certified Paralegal, Nancy has accumulated a diverse range of legal experience in Prince George’s County by working in the County Police Department, the Board of Elections, the County Attorney’s Office, as well as two private law firms. As our paralegal and law firm administrator, Nancy keeps Carey Law Office running smoothly, handling a range of tasks: from general day-to-day business operations to running our marketing [...]

Jul 26, 2014

Driving High: Dangerous or Harmless?

By |July 26th, 2014|Legal Matters|0 Comments

The fairly recent decriminalization of marijuana in Marylandhas opened a discussion about the ways it could affect driving abilities. Plenty of people seem to believe that they are “better drivers” when high – that it simply causes people to drive more slowly and cautiously. So what’s the big deal? Is driving while high really that bad? Effects on Driving Driving while under the influence of marijuana is much more dangerous than many Americans might think. While [...]

Jul 8, 2014

Three Myths About Sobriety Checkpoints

By |July 8th, 2014|Legal Matters|0 Comments

Sobriety checkpoints often occur on holidays, high-traffic weekends, and popular driving routes. This makes them common during the summer – but do you know what you do and don’t have to do if you’re stopped at a sobriety checkpoint? To help you out, we’ve addressed some common misconceptions that could get you in trouble.   If I come across a sobriety checkpoint, there’s no way I can avoid it. Actually, you don’t have to participate in these [...]

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"I was very pleased with the help I got. Even though I was scared, had never been in trouble before, and had a lot of questions, everyone was as nice and sweet as they could be – I loved everybody. Mr. Carey is a classy, intelligent man, and he and [his staff] make a great team. I always keep their number in my phone and their card in my wallet, and if I ever need a lawyer, that’s who I’ll call."

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"I was very pleased with the help I got. Even though I was scared, had never been in trouble before, and had a lot of questions, everyone was as nice and sweet as they could be – I loved everybody. Mr. Carey is a classy, intelligent man, and he and [his staff] make a great team. I always keep their number in my phone and their card in my wallet, and if I ever need a lawyer, that’s who I’ll call."

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"It was a great experience, [Mr. Carey] did a really good job. I was recommended through a friend, and I was very happy – he was a lot better than my last lawyer."

Monica B.

"We were very pleased – the case had a nice outcome. [Mr. Carey] was professional, courteous, and on time. He was so easy to talk to, concerned, and caring – it was an enjoyable experience for what we had to go through. I also really appreciated how he was so easy to contact, and [the staff] really put me at ease."

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Monica B.

"We were very pleased – the case had a nice outcome. [Mr. Carey] was professional, courteous, and on time. He was so easy to talk to, concerned, and caring – it was an enjoyable experience for what we had to go through. I also really appreciated how he was so easy to contact, and [the staff] really put me at ease."

Robbie L.

"I have to say thank you with all my heart. Mr. Carey is a wonderful lawyer."

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"I have to say thank you with all my heart. Mr. Carey is a wonderful lawyer."

Larry M.

"My experience at Carey Law Office was nothing but success and I truly value all the great work he and his team did."

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"My experience at Carey Law Office was nothing but success and I truly value all the great work he and his team did."

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"[This is a] very, very, very professional office. [Everyone is] very attentive to clients’ problems, working diligently to communicate with [their] clients."

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"[This is a] very, very, very professional office. [Everyone is] very attentive to clients’ problems, working diligently to communicate with [their] clients."
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