• Can a DUI Affect My Child Custody in Maryland?

    Getting a DUI in Maryland can impact many areas of your life, and family court matters are no exception. Dealing with a bitter divorce and child custody battle can be extremely painful. This leads some people to self-medicate with alcohol, raising the risk of getting a DUI. While this is common, it can negatively impact […]

  • Can You Challenge Breathalyzer Tests in Maryland?

    In today’s world, everyone is aware of the dangers of drunk driving. Understandably, law enforcement is cracking down on drunk driving, and officers everywhere are using various tools to detect drunk drivers, including the Breathalyzer. However, the results of the Breathalyzer device and the weight it holds as a determining factor can be challenged in […]

  • How to Avoid a DUI in Maryland This Holiday Season

    The holiday season is a time for celebration and festive gatherings with family and friends. Unfortunately, it’s also a time of year where the number of DUI arrests increases. So many people are attending holiday parties and dinners, often deciding to have a drink or two. While there’s nothing wrong with having a drink, consuming […]

  • How Common Is Drunk Driving on New Year’s Eve?

    Although New Year’s Eve is one of the most exciting holidays, it is also a notorious day for accidents. In 2019, 28% of traffic fatalities were due to alcohol-impaired drivers, but this number jumps to 36% of traffic fatalities during this end-of-year holiday. At the Law Office of Hillel Traub, our experienced DUI attorneys know […]

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    What to Expect When You Attend an MVA Hearing for DUI in Maryland

    Everyone makes mistakes, and sometimes the consequences are severe and can drastically change our lives. When a person is caught driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI), their life can suddenly turn upside down. In Maryland, anyone driving with a blood alcohol content of 0.08% or higher can be charged with a DUI. The severity […]

  • Do You Need to Hire a Lawyer for a Maryland MVA Hearing?

    Do You Need to Hire a Lawyer for a Maryland MVA Hearing?

    If you were charged with a DUI or your driving privileges are at risk, you’ll need to request a hearing from the Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) to appeal a license suspension or any penalties. During an MVA hearing, you’ll face an administrative law judge who will present the MVA’s case, note any documents the officer […]

  • What to Expect When You Attend an MVA Hearing for a Suspended License in Maryland

    What to Expect When You Attend an MVA Hearing for a Suspended License in Maryland

    After someone refuses or fails a breath test, or is charged with a DUI, they will often have to attend a hearing with the Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA). During the hearing, the MVA will determine if your driving privileges should and will be suspended due to the DUI charges or conviction. For those in need […]

  • DUI Statistics and Halloween: What Celebrants Need to Know

    DUI Statistics and Halloween: What Celebrants Need to Know

    Halloween is a holiday for everyone to enjoy. With delicious treats and creative costumes, many people invite friends over or spend their night out on the town. Whether you’ve decided to trick or treat with your family, or dance the night away at a party, you may encounter a bit of alcohol. There is nothing […]

  • What Is a Rising BAC Defense?

    What Is a Rising BAC Defense?

    For a police officer to charge an individual with a DUI, they may conduct a test that measures the blood alcohol content (BAC) in an individual’s system. If the driver’s BAC content is 0.08% or higher, the person is considered intoxicated, and driving while under the influence. Unfortunately, there are a few flaws when it […]

  • 3 Steps to Take after Your Teen Driver Gets a DUI

    3 Steps to Take after Your Teen Driver Gets a DUI

    As a parent, there is an endless list of worries for our children. When they’re young, we feel anxious about them making new friends or doing well in sports. However, children grow into young adults and become more interested in mature activities. They may even find themselves in trouble because of peer pressure, curiosity, and […]