Distribution of Prescription pills

Ada Chan Criminal Law

Inadvertent distribution of Prescription Pills Your best friend has knee pain.  It’s in the middle of the night and no doctor’s office is open except for the emergency room.  You decided to give him your prescription painkillers to help to manage his pain.  Well, you just committed distribution of controlled substance.  In most states, this is a felony.  The law …

Driving while chinese

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Traffic Lawyer discusses foreign language Drivers-Driving while Chinese  “Sir, I need your papers, log book, registration, and everything.  EVERYTHING SIR!!,” a trooper demanded during a truck safety stop operation near I-95 in Cecil County, Maryland.   The Chinese trucker had all his documents in order and a valid commercial driver‘s license.  He spoke  with state trooper with a heavy Chinese …

Maryland MVA hearing After DUI arrest

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[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″] Everything you need to know about Maryland MVA after a DUI arrest. The scenario goes like this: you go out for a drink after work with friends.  You had a couple drinks and decided to call it a night.  You drove home and the police pulled you over for failing to use turn signal, having a tail light …

Pay the Bail or Call my Attorney

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Should I Bail Out Immediately or Call My Criminal Defense Attorney? This article is in reference to being arrested in Maryland.   With that said – So you got arrested last night and sat at the jail for about 24 hours.  It’s cold. The jail smells.  The floor is hard.  The food is terrible.  You just saw the commissioner after …

Can I take my plea back

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I am having second thoughts. Can I take my plea back? This has happened many times while sitting in my office.  I get a phone call from a worried spouse, parent, relative or a love one.  “My boyfriend just took a plea.  He is now facing X number of years.  He didn’t do it.  He just went with the advice …

They are not pressing charges

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They don’t want to press charges. Will my case get dismissed? There is a common misconception that a person has a choice in whether to press charges against another person. While it may seem surprising, it’s not that simple. Say, on Friday night, your girlfriend called the police. When the police gets there, she tells them that everything is fine …

Prostitution in DC

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DEFENDING PROSTITUTION CASES IN DC? Rollins and Chan Law Firm Defending prostitution cases Help Me CONTACT US TODAY Please fill out the form and we will get back to you shortly. Defending Prostitution cases in the District of Columbia In the District of Columbia, Sexual Solicitation charge (SLIP) occurs when  someone is asked or directed to exchange money for sexual activity. …

Arrested in Maryland

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What happens after you are arrested in Maryland?  The First thing that will happen In the state of Maryland, after you are arrested, you will be taken in front of the District Court Commissioner to determine whether there’s probable cause to charge you for the crimes you allegedly committed.  During this hearing, you are entitled to have counsel present.  You …

What is the Maryland STET docket

What is the Stet docket in Maryland

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What is the maryland stet docket? Rollins and Chan Law Firm MARYLAND STET DOCKET EXPLAINED Help Me CONTACT US TODAY Please fill out the form and we will get back to you shortly.     What is a Maryland Stet Docket?  When you go to court, I am sure you have heard judges, and lawyers mention the stet docket or you may …