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Maryland Probation Before Judgment

What is Maryland Probation Before Judgment? Maryland Probation before judgment, also known as “PBJ” in Maryland is a disposition or outcome a person can receive in a criminal or traffic case in Maryland. A PBJ means a person has not been convicted, even though a Judge or Jury may find a defendant guilty. The Court will strike […]

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A First-Time DUI Can Have Serious Professional Consequences

Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is a serious offense in Maryland. Maryland is known to have very strict judges who do not provide drunk drivers, even first-time offenders, with leniency. For this reason, it is critical for anyone who has been accused of drunk driving to retain legal counsel as soon as […]

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Should I Take a Plea Bargain?

Being charged with a crime, whether it’s a felony or misdemeanor, is a serious matter that should not be taken lightly. Conviction of a criminal offense can carry many different consequences, such as jail time, fines, community service, probation, and a permanent criminal record. If an individual is convicted of a felony, he or she may […]

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Charged with DUI: What Happens in Maryland?

One of the most common questions I get, and it usually gets asked at a cocktail party or event where alcohol is served: What Happens If I’m arrested for DUI in Maryland? Attorney Randolph Rice is a Maryland DUI and DWI defense attorney. Before he defendant clients charged with DUI and DWI in Maryland, he […]

Common DUI Defenses in a Maryland DUI Case

A drunk driving arrest may feel like an open and shut case. Typically, people who have been arrested for drunk driving have been drinking, and most people are unable to determine whether they are over the legal limit simply based on the way they feel. As a result, it is easy to believe that the […]

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Know Your Legal Rights If Stopped by the Police

Know Your Legal Rights If Stopped By the Police If you’re stopped by the police, will you know your legal rights? Maryland DUI lawyer Randolph Rice has prepared this helpful guide if you are stopped for a DUI investigation in Maryland. Stopped For a DUI Investigation in Maryland If you are stopped by the police, […]

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Should I Take My DUI Case to Trial?

After a DUI arrest, people are often confused, scared, and have questions about how the legal process will proceed. In many instances, drivers who have been accused of driving drunk do not think that they were guilty of DUI or want to do everything they can to avoid a conviction. As a result, a common […]

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The Holidays and an Increase in Drunk Driving Arrests

The holiday season is a time for families and friends in the Baltimore area to get together and celebrate. Holidays bring people together and often encourage overindulgence. Most holiday events involve drinking, and it can often be the case that one consumes a large amount of alcohol at a party or another gathering. Drinking and […]

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The Drunk Driving Reduction Act in MD

Last year, a police officer in Maryland lost his life when he was struck by an alleged drunk driver. In reaction to this occurrence, the legislature successfully set out to increase the drunk driving laws and requirements for offenders. This past May, Governor Hogan signed the Drunk Driving Reduction Act into law for the state of […]

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A Thanksgiving Hangover May Include Legal Trouble

For many, Thanksgiving is a time for family, friends, and feasting, and often, the consumption of alcohol. In fact, the night before Thanksgiving is often cited as the biggest bar night of the year, as people who are home for the holiday often go out to bars and clubs to spend time with old friends. […]