Ocean City Maryland Criminal Defense Blog

What Actions Can I Take to Reduce My Risk of a DWI Charge?

Posted on: July 21, 2021
DWI charges are better avoided than fought when at all possible. Here are some ways you can reduce your risk of being charged with drunk driving in the first place.  If you do happen to get arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated, there are numerous legal options available to you depending on the circumstances [Read More]

Will a DWI Prevent Me From Traveling?

Posted on: June 13, 2021
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If you are charged with driving while intoxicated, you may be prevented from traveling internationally to certain countries. Here’s what you should know and how to protect your rights after being arrested for drinking and driving. Mexico  DWI offenders are treated harshly in Mexico. Foreigners who have been convicted of drunk driving within the last [Read More]

Are Ignition Interlock Devices Dangerous?

Posted on: May 30, 2021
After being arrested and convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol, most people are required to have an ignition interlock device installed in their vehicle. Here’s what you should know about it, why it might actually be more dangerous, and how a skilled criminal defense attorney can help you. What Is an Ignition Interlock [Read More]

Can Over-the-Counter Drugs Cause a Failed Field Sobriety Test?

Posted on: April 4, 2021
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Being stopped for drinking and driving can be extremely upsetting, especially if you haven’t had anything to drink at all. If the officer suspects you of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, they might approach you unfairly aggressively or order you to take a field sobriety test. When this happens, respectfully refuse and [Read More]

Why Do I Need a Lawyer If I’m Going to Plead Guilty to My DWI?

Posted on: March 2, 2021
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Were you arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs? You may be frightened, confused, and unsure of what to do next. If you think you’re going to plead guilty, you may assume that you don’t need an attorney. Not having adequate legal representation during a criminal case, however, can be detrimental. Here’s [Read More]

What Should I Expect During DWI School?

Posted on: February 26, 2021
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If you were arrested and convicted of drunk driving, you will likely be required to undergo DWI school. This is an education program designed to provide DWI offenders with the knowledge they need to make safer decisions in the future. Knowing what to expect when you attend a drinking and driving educational program can help [Read More]

How Do Law Enforcment Officers Decide to Make a DWI Arrest?

Posted on: January 18, 2021
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To arrest someone for driving while intoxicated, a police officer must have enough evidence that suggests it was reasonable to believe the driver was inebriated at the time of the traffic stop. Here’s how law enforcement officers determine whether or not to make a DWI arrest.  They Observe Your Driving Behavior   Before pulling your vehicle [Read More]

What Do I Need to Know Before I Hire a DWI Attorney?

Posted on: December 2, 2020
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Were you or a family member charged with drinking and driving? Here’s what you need to know before you pick up the phone to call a DWI lawyer.  1. Understand You Don’t Have the Luxury of Time  Unfortunately, you don’t have a lot of time after your arrest to protect your legal rights. The longer [Read More]

Is It Possible to Get a DWI If I’m Not Drunk?

Posted on: November 5, 2020
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It’s common knowledge that if you drive drunk, you could be arrested or get into a serious accident. But can the same happen if you’re not actually drinking? This is an important question that many innocent people with a DWI record want to know.  You can get arrested for a DWI in Maryland even if [Read More]

How Can I Avoid a Maryland DWI During the Holidays?

Posted on: October 15, 2020
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The holidays are quickly approaching and planning family and work festivities may already be well underway. Drinking alcohol is a commonly enjoyed holiday activity and there are a number of fun cocktails designed just for the season.  However, the holidays are also a time when Maryland DWI arrests are up. Here’s how you can avoid [Read More]