Maryland Legal News & Guides

The latest articles from James Crawford Law on Maryland legal news, how-to guides, and more.

3 Tips for Negotiating Alimony – Striving for the Most Equitable Outcome

The spousal support side of divorce is a tricky one to navigate. When a judge reviews either side...

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Public Defender or Criminal Defense Lawyer? – Your Best Option for a Full and Fair Trial

“You have the right to an attorney. If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be provided for...

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Defending Yourself in a Domestic Abuse Cases – Your Best Case Scenario

It is scary to face accusations of domestic violence. Not only is there a degree of uncertainty to...

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Caught Having Sex in Public – A Guide to Indecent Exposure Laws and Penalties

Accidents happen in life. Sometimes, a little bit of carelessness may lead to a lot of trouble....

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The legal Discovery Team Process – Why Having This Support in the Legal Process is Important

Filing a lawsuit or going through a divorce? You may run into the discovery process. Although this...

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How to File Child Support - 7 Steps to Get It Done

Editor's Note: This week we are revisiting posts and topics that are still relevant and important...

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Expungement - How to Clean Up A Record to Move Forward in Life

Criminal records restrict many from improving their lives after the mistake. Fortunately, Maryland...

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Arrested for Texting While Driving? – A Look at Driving Laws in Maryland

Editor's Note: This week we are revisiting posts and topics that are still relevant and important...

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Planning Your Divorce – Knowing The Three ‘Verses’

Editor's Note: This week we are revisiting posts and topics that are still relevant and important...

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House Arrest in Maryland – Navigating Charges and Figuring Out What’s Best for You

Getting charged with a crime for many reasons—the principle of which is being ripped away from your...

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Did COVID-19 Affect My Divorce Agreement? – The State of Family Law as the World Reopens

The COVID-19 Pandemic affected everyone in some way. Whether you lost someone close or lost your...

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Capitol Hill Rioters Hear 'You're Fired!' – But Is That Legal in Maryland?

The riot at Capitol Hill last Wednesday – January 6, 2021 – has shaken the nation to its...

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Can You Recant a Statement? – A Guide to Navigating Confessions and Statements

Being in court is complicated and confusing, but the process leading up to it is even more so....

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Why You Should Hire a Business Lawyer – Handling Things When They Matter Most

Owning a business is more than meets the eye. As it grows, you may run into additional issues you...

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How Do I “Get” Witness Protection? – Find Security for You and Your Family

Witness Protection: it is a common buzzword in crime dramas and movies, but it is a very real thing...

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Your Personal Injury Settlement – The Basics of Injury and Accident Law

Getting injured sucks. Not only are you left to deal with the consequences of your injury, but also...

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Living on Parole – The First Step Towards Gaining Your Eventual Freedom

Making parole after serving a lengthy prison sentence may feel like a victory after years of...

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Crime on Halloween Weekend – Violent and Common Crimes in October and Onward

Halloween is a favored holiday in the United States by both children and adults alike. However,...

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Why Hire a Private Investigator? – Cases Where Your Lawyer May Hire One

Cops are not the only ones on the job when it comes to investigating and gathering evidence. A...

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