By Lee J. Eidelberg, Esquire Facing the aftermath of a vehicle-related law violation in Maryland can be daunting, but it’s crucial to understand the steps that follow a conviction and the options you have. Maryland’s District Court works in tandem with the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) to ensure that appropriate measures are taken in… Read More »
By Lee J. Eidelberg, Esquire In November 2022, Maryland voters approved a referendum to legalize marijuana for adult use. Following this, the Maryland Legislature passed the Cannabis Reform Act (H.B. 556/S.B. 516) in spring 2023. Governor Wes Moore signed the bill into law on May 3, 2023, thereby establishing its legal effect. As of July… Read More »
I inadvertently overlooked my Maryland traffic violation, resulting in the suspension of my driver’s license in my home state. What steps should I take to address this situation?
By Lee J. Eidelberg, Esquire Throughout my years of practice, I frequently receive inquiries from drivers outside of Maryland who, while passing through the state, have received citations that they either ignored or forgot about. These drivers erroneously believe that their lack of contact with the state minimizes the risk of future consequences. However, several… Read More »
WUSA9 interviews Debra Cruz and Shannon Boisseau in a report on the ACM’s recent decision establishing the framework for awarding fertilized embryos in a divorce.
By Lee J. Eidelberg, Esquire Moving violations in Maryland are of two varieties: “payable” or “non-serious” violations, and those which require the alleged offender to appear in court, or “must appear” violations.1 The latter violations, with limited exceptions, carry both monetary fines and a penalty of incarceration. Citations are now usually issued on a computer… Read More »
The Appellate Court of Maryland has recently established a multi-factor framework for courts to determine the disposition of cryogenically preserved embryos in a divorce. Tackling this issue for the first time in Maryland, in Jocelyn P. v. Joshua P., the appellate court said: Neither this Court nor the [Supreme Court of Maryland] has classified the… Read More »