What Is Considered an Open Container in Ocean City, Maryland

Posted on: May 25, 2023
What Is Considered an Open Container in Ocean City? When visiting Ocean City, Maryland, it’s important to be aware of the regulations and Ocean City ordinances regarding open containers. Understanding what qualifies as an open container is crucial for staying compliant with the law and enjoying your time responsibly. In this blog post, we will [Read More]

What Is A Chain Of Custody In Maryland DWI Cases?

Posted on: April 7, 2023
Blood alcohol testing is a critical component of DWI cases. Most of the time, the outcome of the case hinges on these very results. The term “chain of custody” refers to how a blood test sample changes hands between the time it was taken from the suspect and when it was tested in a laboratory. [Read More]

How Can I Qualify For Personal Recognizance Release In Maryland?

Posted on: March 22, 2023
If you were arrested in Maryland, you may be able to get out of jail on your own recognizance. This is also called “personal recognizance” or “OR release.” It allows some defendants to be released without paying money to post bond. This is particularly helpful for people who don’t have the money saved back for [Read More]

How Do Ignition Interlock Devices Fail?

Posted on: February 7, 2023
Ignition interlocks are installed in vehicles to prevent people who have been convicted of drunk driving from operating their vehicles while under the influence of alcohol. However, these devices can fail in several ways. Here’s what to know about ignition interlock devices (IIDs), why they’re unreliable, and how an experienced criminal defense lawyer can assist [Read More]

What Is “Reasonable Suspicion” Under Maryland DWI Law?

Posted on: February 1, 2023
If you are stopped by the police without reasonable suspicion, you may have a claim for false imprisonment or wrongful detention. A traffic stop is a seizure of your person and is subject to the Fourth Amendment’s requirement that such seizures be reasonable. If officers did not have reasonable suspicion, any evidence obtained as a [Read More]

What Happens If I’m Wrongfully Convicted of DWI In Maryland?

Posted on: December 30, 2022
DUI Defense Attorney
If you or someone you love has been wrongfully convicted of drinking and driving in Maryland, don’t give up hope. There are many ways you can fight the conviction. With the help of a skilled and experienced criminal defense attorney, you may be able to get the ruling overturned and clear your name. Keep reading [Read More]

What If I’m Arrested For Both Reckless Driving & DWI?

Posted on: November 21, 2022
If you’re arrested for driving while intoxicated, you may also be charged with reckless driving depending on the circumstances. If convicted, you stand to incur serious, life-altering consequences. With the help of an experienced Ocean City, Maryland criminal defense lawyer, you can start building a strong defense against both. Here’s how and who you can [Read More]

Can I Be Charged With Drunk Driving If I’m Diabetic?

Posted on: October 6, 2022
DUI Attorney Richard Brueckner
While diabetes is considered a common but manageable health condition, it’s also one that seriously affects up to 10% of American residents. Diabetes can occur at birth or be acquired with age and causes the pancreas to stop producing the right amount of insulin to regulate blood glucose. If a person’s blood sugar remains unmanaged, [Read More]

Can I Use Police Brutality In My Defense In Maryland?

Posted on: September 6, 2022
Criminal Law Defense in Ocean City, MD
With the recent rise of publicity surrounding cases of police brutality across the country, many people are wondering what to do if it happens to them. You may be able to use police brutality as a defense to certain charges like resisting arrest or assault against a law enforcement officer if the following are true. [Read More]

Do I Get to Choose the Jury In My Criminal Defense Case?

Posted on: August 27, 2022
Maryland criminal law is challenging to navigate and our clients have many questions about the legal process after being arrested for a crime. One of the most commonly asked is what attorneys use to select jury members and if clients can “weigh in” on who they think ought to serve. Keep reading to find out [Read More]