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September 2014 Archives

Commissioner facing assault charges

Maryland State Police have confirmed that the Princess Anne town commissioner was charged for first- and second-degree assault after an incident that took place on Sept. 20. The 23-year-old commissioner and University of Maryland Eastern Shore student is accused of spraying mace in a man's face, spitting in his face and striking him with a minivan.

Grandparent custody on the rise

An increasingly frequent issue a Maryland child custody lawyer in Maryland sees involves grandparents who are caring for their grandchildren. Over the past 15 years, the number of grandparents who have custodial care has risen markedly from what it once was. There are various reasons for this including a lack of ability on the part of the parents to care for the child and financial woes. In some cases, the parents are deemed unfit and a grandparent must retain a grandparent's rights attorney to get custody of the children for the child's safety.

Child support enforcement strips doctor's license for non-payment

When parents share a child and one is obligated to pay child support, they are required to keep up with the payments and adhere to Maryland child support laws. If they fail to do so, it may be necessary for the parent not receiving payments to contact a Howard County child support lawyer. This is to try and get the payments or to move forward with pursuing the payments through child support enforcement.

Maryland police say men stole items they were trying to pawn

Two men were accused of committing a string of thefts in Anne Arundel County on Sept. 17. According to police officers on the scene, they received reports around 3:30 p.m. about auto thefts that had taken place at a Sam's Club, a Home Depot and the Annapolis Mall. Alleged victims of the thefts told police officers that their cars had been broken into and that computers, GPS units, tools and an iPad had been stolen from the vehicles.

How can a family law attorney help with the adoption process?

For couples in Maryland who are hoping to adopt a child from another country, there are many rules they must follow before moving forward with the adoption. A family law attorney with experience in international adoption can be of great assistance when this decision has been made. Ensuring that all the details have been understood and followed through upon can smooth the process so that there are no mishaps and holdups preventing the child from being successfully adopted.

Thefts lead to 2 men and 2 boys in custody in Maryland

On Sept. 17 at approximately 3:30 p.m., Anne Arundel County police officers responded to a call to three separate locations in Annapolis. One was the Annapolis Mall. The other two were Sam's Club and Home Depot. The report involved multiple thefts from vehicles in the parking lots that included an iPad, tools, GPS units and computers, according to victims' reports to police.

Maryland domestic violence laws highlighted by athlete's firing

There are many variations of cases involving domestic abuse. They can involve family members, husbands and wives, people cohabitating with one another, those who share children and even strangers. An Ann Arundel County domestic violence lawyer sees all the different forms of domestic abuse. This has been true whether the issue is rarely discussed or if there is a known public figure in the state who is in the center of the storm of domestic abuse and its ramifications.

Men accused of Maryland robbery facing multiple charges

On Sept. 9, it was reported that two people who were accused of being involved in a robbery were charged with multiple offenses by Anne Arundel police. The report stated that the two men were also accused of posing as police officers during the incident. Additionally, it was stated that charges against a third person were pending.

2 men charged with theft in Maryland

Police say that two men believed to have stolen radiators, batteries and stereo equipment from cars in a parking lot in Odenton were taken into custody. The 30-year-old and 28-year-old suspects allegedly cut through a fence to get into the parking lot in the 8300 block of Lokus Road.

A military divorce lawyer can help service members

One of the more difficult kinds of cases that a Maryland divorce lawyer will face has to do with members of the military choosing to end a marriage. There are numerous aspects of a divorce that have to be navigated when it is in a civilian setting. When there are military rules clouding matters, a Howard County divorce lawyer has different duties that must be undertaken to assist a client.

3 Maryland individuals accused of robbery

Three Maryland residents were accused of being involved in a robbery on Sept. 5 that occurred at a residence located in Lexington Park. According to the report, it was believed that the woman allegedly in connection with the incident had just been terminated from a caretaker position at this particular residence.

Man accused of using cloned credit cards at Maryland Target

A man was taken into police custody on August 14 after he was accused of using two fraudulent credit cards to purchase gift cards from a Maryland Target. According to the report, it was believed that he had visited the same Glen Burnie store on previous occasions and had bought nearly $17,000 in gift cards using fraudulent credit cards.

Argument between neighbors ends in attempted murder charge

On Aug. 28, a man in Maryland received several criminal charges following an apparent argument with his neighbor. At about 5 p.m., police officers reported to a home in Glen Burnie to find a 51-year-old man in his front yard with minor upper body stab wounds. The man was transported to a Shock Trauma center for treatment, and the alleged assailant was taken into police custody.

3 Maryland residents accused of drug possession

Three Maryland individuals were accused of being in possession of drugs after several drug agencies conducted a search warrant on a Lexington Park home on Aug. 21. According to the report, the three individuals, all of whom were Lexington Park residents, were identified as a 21-year-old man, a 26-year-old man and a 45-year-old woman.

What happens when one violates Maryland child support laws?

Maryland child support laws are in place to ensure that those who are ordered to pay support do so. In the event that the supporting parent violates the agreement, there are steps that a person can take to receive the payments. Reporting a parent who is not meeting his or her obligations to the authorities might seem like an extreme step, but it is sometimes the only way to get what is owed.

2 facing drug-related charges after traffic stop

A 43-year-old woman and a 33-year-old man were taken into custody after drugs were discovered in their vehicle during a traffic stop in Maryland. The incident occurred on the morning of Aug. 28 in Glen Burnie.

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