Category Archives: Violent Crimes

Violent Crimes

Maryland may toughen laws against repeat offenders

If the governor of Maryland has his way, the state is about to get a lot tougher on repeat offenders. The proposed…

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Make careful plans about your defense strategy

We recently discussed how Maryland might see some tougher laws for repeat offenders soon. This is something that many people might question,…

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Understand what a robbery is and how it differs from burglary

Some people use the terms robbery and burglary interchangeably; however, this is incorrect. There are a few differences between the elements of…

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Michigan man’s criminal history leads to life sentence

Your past can definitely haunt your present when you’re standing in a court room in front of a judge, asking for leniency…

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Think about the defenses you might use for a violent crime charge

All violent crimes must be defended against with a serious defense that is personalized to the case. You can’t walk into a…

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Battered spouses and violent acts of self-defense

A one-time battered Michigan housewife, whose marriage ended in a violent act of self-defense that came to redefine how the state of…

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Is corporal punishment allowed in Maryland?

Is it okay to physically discipline your children in Maryland? It depends. According to state law, physical abuse of a child is…

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Defense matters in assault cases

Assault charges can lead to very serious penalties for those who are found guilty. There is one point that anyone facing these…

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Understanding Maryland’s assault laws

Many states use assault charges for threatening behavior and battery charges for actual physical harm. However, Maryland does things a bit differently,…

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Collateral consequences of convictions are considerable — Part 2

In a previous blog post, we discussed how your defense strategy is the beginning of fighting against the collateral consequences of being…

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Collateral consequences of convictions are considerable — Part 1

When you are convicted of a crime, you will face several consequences. Some of the consequences you face are those that are…

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Do prosecutors overcharge in order to scare defendants?

It’s no secret these days that more criminal cases end up being settled through plea bargains than they do at trials, but…

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Don’t stick your head in the sand when facing sex charges

We recently discussed how rape kits are crucial bits of evidence in sex-related cases. If you recall, there are some lawmakers who…

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How rape kits are handled can have an impact on cases

Rape kits are a crucial bit of evidence in many cases in which a victim is claiming rape. The way that these…

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A serious defense is necessary for violent crime charges

Violent charges, such as assault, are very serious, as being convicted of these charges can lead to time in prison and other…

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What does imperfect self-defense mean in violent crimes?

As in most states, if you have been charged with a violent crime in Maryland, you will most likely find yourself in…

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Glen Burnie man facing attempted murder charges

A 27-year-old Glen Burnie man is facing a slew of charges, including attempted first-degree murder, from his alleged involvement in a shooting…

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Violence is key to a robbery charge

When facing robbery charges, one thing you should know is that violence typically has to be involved in some fashion. Violence either…

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55-year sentence for man who took ‘selfies’ at arson site

Last July, a 27-year-old set fire to a home in Glen Burnie, Maryland, after learning that his girlfriend had a sexual encounter…

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Man facing 22 charges, another man sought on same charges

A 34-year-old man from Glen Burnie, Maryland, was arrested recently on 22 criminal counts. The charges were in relation to his alleged…

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