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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 [...]

Jun 20, 2014

Beer and (Soccer) Balls

By |June 20th, 2014|Legal Matters|0 Comments

US fans everywhere have gone wild during the past two games against Ghana and Portugal. There are countless videos on YouTube documenting reactions to US goals, such as this one: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K50b_dD3FE0#t=19 Looks familiar, right? Based on reactions from the past two games, the US v. Germany game tomorrow should trigger just as much insanity. While it's no secret that World Cup games are incredibly exciting, you should always use your best judgment when watching. If [...]

May 22, 2014

New Online Case Management Platform

By |May 22nd, 2014|Legal Matters|0 Comments

We at Carey Law Office are proud to introduce our new client portal through MyCase. The privacy of our clients has always been of utmost importance to us. By adopting an online case management platform with a bank-grade security system, we have taken measures to maximize our clients’ privacy. Another reason we love the MyCase portal is the level of sheer convenience it provides. Now, all of our clients can see everything pertaining to their individual cases 24/7 in [...]

Feb 3, 2014

Love and Marriage…and Prenuptial Agreements

By |February 3rd, 2014|Legal Matters|0 Comments

February is commonly known as the month of love. In Maryland, we are now fortunate to be able to celebrate true marriage equality – not only at the state level, but also at the federal level of government. With marriage often comes the topic of contracts, such as prenuptial agreements. There seems to be a stigma attached to prenuptial agreements; many people associate them with divorce. However, these kinds of contracts are used in other [...]

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