What is Destruction of Property in DC

Mark Rollins Destruction of Property

What is destruction of property in dc? Rollins and Chan Law Firm LET US HELP YOU Help Me CONTACT US TODAY Please fill out the form and we will get back to you shortly. what is destruction of property in DC What is Destruction of Property?   Destruction of Property in the District of Columbia is defined as the malicious breaking or …

urinating in public in DC

Urinating in Public in DC

Mark Rollins Disorderly Conduct

urinating in public in dc Rollins and Chan Law Firm LET US HELP YOU GET IT DISMISSED Help Me CONTACT US TODAY Please fill out the form and we will get back to you shortly. Urinating in Public in DC So you were at a bar, and now waiting for your uber (whew no Drunk driving charge) but you have to …

Misrepresentation of Age

Mark Rollins Misrepresentation of Age

What is misrepresentation of age in dc? Rollins and Chan Law Firm LET US HELP YOU Help Me CONTACT US TODAY Please fill out the form and we will get back to you shortly. Charged with Misrepresentation of Age? Misrepresentation of Age is a misdemeanor in the District of Columbia, codified at DC Code § 25–1002.   It is committed when someone …

Allocution At Sentencing

Mark Rollins Criminal Law

So you have spoken to your attorney and he says the government will allocute or recommend a particular sentence. What does allocution mean? In criminal cases both parties (the prosecutor & defendant) can recommend what sentence the Judge should impose.    This recommendation to the Judge is called allocution.   In the District of Columbia and in Maryland the Judge is not …

Repeat DUI in DC- Can Mandatory Jail Time be served on weekend?

Mark Rollins DUI

Mandatory jail time in DC for a DUI can I serve on weekend Charged with a second or third DUI in DC, can the mandatory time be served on the weekend? Repeat DUI in DC- Can Mandatory Jail Time be served on weekend?  This is one of the questions we hear from repeat offenders for Driving under the influence (DUI) …

Prosecutors roll out 2 new diversion options

Mark Rollins Resources - Diversion

United States Office for the District of Columbia & Office of Attorney General for the District of Columbia roll out 2 new diversion options for DC Residents In the last month the United States Attorneys office for the District of Columbia (USAO) and Office of Attorney General for the District of Columbia (OAG) have added 2 new diversion options for …

Subpoenaed to Grand Jury – Do I need a lawyer

Mark Rollins Criminal Law

Who and What is the Grand Jury? The grand jury are citizens that have been called to determine whether there is probable cause whether  a person has committed a crime and should be charged.    The grand jury is independent of the prosecutor and does not work for the prosecutor.   The grand jury may consist of sixteen to twenty-three members.  Twelve …

Maryland Child Porn – Crossing the line

Ada Chan Criminal Law

What happens when you cross the line and viewed/ downloaded child porn?  What about emailing or sharing the images/videos with someone else? Imagine this scenario, you are 50 years old, have a good job with no criminal record.  You didn’t start out on the internet looking for child pornography.  Instead, you were searching for legal adult porn and you came …

Sealing A Criminal Record in DC

Mark Rollins Expungement

Sealing a Record in the District of Columbia Sealing A Criminal Record in DC.  So your lawyer tells you that for whatever the reason the case was no papered or dismissed for want of prosecution.  There are variety reasons (to long for this blog) why a case may not be papered or dismissed by the government(prosecutor) .    When that happens …