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What is Fruit of the Poisonous Tree?

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

A term stolen right out of Genesis, the Poisonous Tree doctrine is a legal theory created by the U.S. Supreme Court in response to police abuses years ago. In general, if the police break the rules badly enough, they should not get to benefit from their own Constitutional violations. At The Law Offices of… Read More »

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Can the Police Search My Home Without My Consent?

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

For everyone ever arrested and charged with a crime based on evidence discovered in a home raid, this question will ring true. But the answer is not as simple as a clear yes or no. It ultimately depends on a few very specific qualifying facts. At The Law Offices of Todd K. Mohink, P.A.,… Read More »

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Should I Plead Guilty to a First DUI?

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

A lot of people who are arrested on a first offense DUI in Maryland think that because it’s their first run in with the law, it may be better just to plead guilty and take the punishment. These same people often believe that if they fight back or defend against the charge, the punishment… Read More »

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75 Percent of Those With Drug and Alcohol Dependency Problems Have Committed Violence, Report Says

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

According to the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, over 75% of individuals who enter drug treatment facilities report performing some sort of violent acts. Violence can include a very wide range of conduct, but in general it includes things like muggings, robberies, assaults, and even the use of weapons. At the Law Offices of… Read More »

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Do Polygraph Exams Actually Work?

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

This common question has been around as long as the lie detector itself. After all, there is a certain mystique about any device that can claim to read the human mind and give us an unbiased glimpse into another’s thoughts. But does it really do what we think it does? If you watch enough… Read More »

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Should I Get a Paternity Test?

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

Many men each year are faced with the very real and difficult decision of whether to obtain a paternity test or not. It’s a tough choice to make, even for otherwise happy marriages and relationships. In some situations, a paternity test may make sense, yet in others it may bring more hardship than anticipated…. Read More »

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4 Trusts You May Never Have Heard About

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

When it comes to planning for the future, most estate planning attorneys would agree, your last will and testament is about the most fundamental item that should be on your list. This is because death is one of life’s certainties. It will eventually come for all of us, rich or poor and regardless of… Read More »

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Proving Liability After an Auto Accident

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

Maryland is among a very small number of states that do not allow an injury victim to recover compensation if they share any of the blame for their injuries. This concept is called “contributory negligence,” and it is a dying policy that most states have long rejected. However, for the time being, it’s the… Read More »

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4 Common Myths About Criminal Trials

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

If you’ve ever watched old reruns of Matlock, Perry Mason, or Law & Order, then you may have picked up a few myths and misconceptions along the way. At the Law Offices of Todd K. Mohink, P.A., our criminal lawyers help everyday folks get through really challenging and frustrating legal problems, including criminal charges…. Read More »

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Is it Worth it To Pay a Lawyer to Defend a Misdemeanor?

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

Most people will only need to deal with a lawyer once or twice in their lives. This may be for a divorce, the purchase of a home, or possibly something like a bankruptcy or foreclosure. So when people get charged with a “minor” misdemeanor like public intoxication or assault, it can be easy to… Read More »

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