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

    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 […]

  • How a Summer DUI May Affect Your College Career in Maryland

    How a Summer DUI May Affect Your College Career in Maryland 

    Summer is a time for college students to catch up with friends and family and prepare for the upcoming school year. However, many college students also spend the summer at parties or bars. While there is nothing inherently wrong with drinking—as long as those drinking are over 21—some may have a lapse in judgment and […]

  • What to Do at a DUI Sobriety Checkpoint in Maryland

    What to Do at a DUI Sobriety Checkpoint in Maryland 

    Sobriety checkpoints in Maryland make the road safer for all drivers, and police officers are setting up more as summer approaches. Drivers might feel stressed or anxious when entering a DUI checkpoint even if they are sober. Remember, these checkpoints are set up to catch drunk drivers. If you are not doing anything illegal, you […]