Peace order vs Protective Order in Maryland

Ada Chan Civil Protection Orders

peace order vs. protective order Rollins and Chan Law Firm Peace order vs Protective Order Help Me CONTACT US TODAY Please fill out the form and we will get back to you shortly.   Peace Order vs Protective Order in Maryland  What the difference between a Peace Order and a Protective Order in the state of Maryland?  Peace Orders and Protect Orders …

DUI vs OWI in the District of Columbia

Mark Rollins DUI

    DUI vs OWI in the District of Columbia So what is the difference between OWI and DUI and why do I have 2 charges on my paperwork?   So if you have time on your hand, watch the above video.    In a nut shell you should know DUI and OWI are separate and distinct charges.   The …

Warrant issued in Maryland

Ada Chan Failure to Appear

Warrant issued in maryland Rollins and Chan Law Firm LET US HELP YOU WITH YOUR WARRANT Help Me CONTACT US TODAY Please fill out the form and we will get back to you shortly. Warrant issued in Maryland? First, pick up the phone and call me. Ada Chan.  So, you didn’t show up in court.  A judge issues a bench warrant …

New Marijuana law in DC

Mark Rollins Criminal Law

The new marijuana law  in DC has changed as of July 17, 2014.     In the District of Columbia you may possess small amounts of marijuana..    It is no longer a crime in the District of Columbia as long as: Possess one ounce or less of marijuana; Transfer one ounce or less of marijuana to another person, so …

Underage Drinking in DC

Mark Rollins Criminal Law, Misrepresentation of Age

Underage Drinking in DC Pursuant to the law in the District of Columbia, no person who is under 21 years of age shall purchase, attempt to purchase, possess, or drink an alcoholic beverage in the District.  It is a misdemeanor.  The legal age to consume alcohol beverages in Washington, D.C. is 21 years old.  Obvious if the individual is over …

Searched my phone without a warrant?

Mark Rollins Criminal Law

  Get a search warrant to search my cell phone So recently, I had a client charged with a number of felonies.    Officers found a gun nearby where he was standing.  The officers chased him and searched him and recovered his cell phone.  On his cell phone were pictures of a gun.  The officers viewed the cell phone and …

DC Criminal & DUI Defense Lawyers

What you should look for when hiring a DC DUI lawyer? 

Ada Chan DUI

What to look for in a DC DUI Lawyer  What should you for when hiring a DC DUI lawyer?  Before you hire a DC DUI lawyer you should review his or her qualifications to ensure that you receive the best legal representation possible.  For example, you should enquire about the attorney’s drunk driving defense experience and whether the attorney has …

The status of driver’s license for out of state DC DUI conviction

Mark Rollins DUI

DC DUI lawyer explains what is the status of driver’s license for out of DC DUI conviction What is my license status if I get out of DC DUI conviction.  What’s the status. One of the questions we often hear our criminal practice is if I was convicted of a DUI in D.C., but my license is in another state …

What is the horizontal gaze nystagmus sobriety test

Mark Rollins DUI

  DUI lawyer explains what is Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus sobriety test This video discusses horizontal gaze nystagmus sobriety test that should be performed by a certified police officer.    That means the officer has taken a certification course regarding horizontal gaze nystagmus sobriety test.  The video discusses how police officers figure out horizontal gaze nystagmus. Now in order to explain …

Breath Alcohol Manager of the toxicology unit

Mark Rollins DUI

  Breath Alcohol Manager So in the District of Columbia the Office of Chief Medical Examiner is required to make sure the protocols are followed when the officer conducts the breath test in the lab.  In fact, Breath Alcohol Manager of the toxicology unit of the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner should review video footage when the office attest …