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 »
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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 »
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 »
Moving Violations in Maryland: Should I Pay My Ticket, Request a Waiver Hearing, or Request a Trial?
By Lee J. Eidelberg Moving violations in Maryland vary in severity. Some call only for the payment of fines while others call for jail sentences that require offenders to appear in court on a designated trial date. For moving violations that carry no penalty of incarceration, offenders can elect one of three options that are… Read More »