Aug 22

Navigating Maryland MVA’s Response to Vehicle-Related Violations

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 »

Jul 17

Adult Use Cannabis Now Legal

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 »

Jun 08

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 »

May 03

What Are My Options Upon Receipt of a Moving Violation?

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 »

Apr 05

Reproductive Autonomy: How are Fertilized Embryos Awarded in Divorce

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 »

Mar 20

Who gets what? Divorce and Property Division in Maryland

How is property split in divorce in Maryland? Division of assets in a divorce can be a fraught subject for a couple, and can often lead to disputes. Parties can agree on the division of their property, and if the division seems fair, the divorce court will frequently uphold the agreement. Usually, the best sort… Read More »

Mar 20

Adoption Options in Maryland

While adoption can be fulfilling and rewarding, the laws surrounding adoption in MD can be complex. If you’re thinking about adoption, you may need help understanding these laws or deciding on the type of adoption that’s right for you. LEVIN GANN PA specializes in family law and can give you the guidance you need as… Read More »

Mar 20

Is It Ever Too Late to Get a Nuptial Agreement?

It is never too late to get a nuptial agreement. In fact, many couples who come to see a family law attorney in Maryland to have a nuptial agreement are surprised to learn that they can benefit from having this kind of agreement even if they have been married for years. Let’s take a look… Read More »