Will my Maryland probation be violated for a minor traffic offense?

In Maryland, one of the standard conditions of probation require that you incur no “serious” motor vehicle offenses. This is a fancy way of saying “don’t get convicted of any traffic offenses that carry jail time.” Therefore, a speeding ticket, seat belt violation, stop sign violation, etc. is not likely to violate a probation in […]

My License is Suspended, How Do I Fix It?

As a Maryland traffic ticket attorney, I get this question multiple times a week. The answer is that it depends on the reason for the suspension. More often than not, it is an unpaid ticket. If this is the issue, you have to get the citation number (s) for your ticket (s), and pay it […]

Should I Take The Breathalzyer Test in Maryland?

You’ve been pulled over by the police in Maryland, you may have had a few drinks (or not), and now you’ve been asked to take a breathalyzer test. Should you consent? In Maryland you can REFUSE to take the test if requested by the police officer. If you refuse to take the test, however, here […]

Why Paying A Maryland Traffic Ticket May Not Be A Good Idea

As a Maryland traffic violation lawyer, I have noticed that too many of my clients are simply paying their traffic citations. Most of the time, this is not a great idea. When you pay the ticket, you are AUTOMATICALLY going to get a conviction on your Maryland traffic record and all of the points. Points […]