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  • What is the Difference Between a Burglary and Home Invasion in Maryland?
    What is the Difference Between a Burglary and Home Invasion in Maryland?

    Some people use the terms burglary and robbery interchangeably. However, they are actually separate and distinct charges with different penalties. Burglary is different from a home invasion, as well. ...

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  • Do I Need a Criminal Attorney for a Bench Warrant in Maryland?
    Do I Need a Criminal Attorney for a Bench Warrant in Maryland?

    Courts issue bench warrants when circumstances necessitate it. They are common in Maryland courts when someone misses a court date. In these cases, the judge will issue a bench warrant that instructs ...

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  • What to do if You Have Been Accused of Shoplifting in Maryland
    What to do if You Have Been Accused of Shoplifting in Maryland

    Have you been charged with shoplifting in Maryland? Even something as minor as stealing a candy bar on a dare can result in serious legal consequences. The state of Maryland takes shoplifting ...

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  • Is Prostitution Illegal in Maryland?
    Is Prostitution Illegal in Maryland?

    Prostitution is not permitted in Maryland in any form. This includes solicitation, which is the act of buying, known as assignation in the state; selling; and pimping, which is primarily linked to ...

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  • How do Plea Bargains Work in Maryland Criminal Cases?
    How do Plea Bargains Work in Maryland Criminal Cases?

    It may surprise you to learn that a majority of criminal cases resolve by a plea bargain rather than a trial. This is when a defendant agrees to take a deal and pleads guilty to a lesser crime. In ...

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  • Maryland's Forgery Laws
    Maryland's Forgery Laws

    The act of forgery in Maryland contains several elements that, when present, would add up to a convictable offense. In order to proceed, the prosecutor has to show evidence that would make a jury ...

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