In Maryland, what is DUI per se?

In Maryland, DUI per se simply means that the Defendant was given a breathalyzer test and had a B.A.C. (blood alcohol content) of .08 or above. Unless the accuracy of the reading is sucessfully challenged, a judge or jury could convict a Defendant solely on the basis of that reading. Therefore, even if the Defendant […]

I received a PBJ for my Maryland DUI, can it be expunged?

If you recieve a PBJ (“probation before judgment”) for a DUI in Maryland, it cannot be expunged. When you receive a PBJ for a Maryland DUI or DWI case, it is unlike receiving a PBJ for a criminal case. In a Maryland criminal case, you may be eligible for expungement within three years of receiving […]