Intrafamily Offense Act

Mark RollinsCivil Protection Orders

The Intrafamily offense Act “Act” is a law that authorizes DC Superior Court Judges to issue Civil Protection Orders (CPOs).  The Act is designed to give protection of the Court to persons harmed.

Can Domestic Violence Charges be Dropped?

Can Domestic Violence Charges be Dropped

Mark RollinsDomestic Violence

202-455-5610 Washington DC & MD DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LAWYERS Can Domestic Violence Charges be Dropped? Can Domestic Violence Charges be Dropped? Domestic violence is defined as a crime committed against someone you are related by blood, adoption, legal custody, marriage, or domestic partnership, or with whom the offender has a child in common. The criminal charges are usually filed in the …

Proving Aiding and Abetting

What is aiding and abetting

Mark RollinsCriminal Law, Federal Charges

What is aiding and abetting pursuant to 18 U.S. Code § 2?   Aiding and abetting is individual that assist other(s) in its commission of a crime through advice, actions, or financial support.    It is now well settled law that whoever aid, abet, procure, or  helps with the commission of a crime are guilty as principals. 

Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Federal Restricted Area

Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Federal Restricted Area

Mark RollinsFederal Charges

These cases are being indicted stating that the individuals(Defendants) did knowingly, and with intent to impede and disrupt the orderly conduct of Government business and official functions, engage in disorderly and disruptive conduct in and within such proximity to, a restricted building and grounds, that is, any posted, cordoned-off, and otherwise restricted area within the United States Capitol and its grounds, where the Vice President and Vice President-elect were temporarily visiting, when and so that such conduct did in fact impede and disrupt the orderly conduct of Government business and official functions.