Prosecutor must turn over evidence

Prosecutors Duty to Disclose information

Mark Rollins Criminal Law

Prosecutors have a duty to disclose information If you have been charged with a criminal offense in the District of Columbia  you should realize that the government has certain obligations.   The prosecutor must (whether that is the Assistant U.S. Attorney  or Assistant Office of Attorney General) turn over exculpatory information.     The prosecutor must turn over the evidence …

No papered Traffic Case in DC

Mark Rollins Traffic

sealing my traffic case after dismissal? Traffic Menu Expungment Menu Rollins and Chan Law Firm LET US HELP YOU GET IT EXPUNGED Help Me CONTACT US TODAY Please fill out the form and we will get back to you shortly. Sealing my traffic case after dismissal So if you were recently charged with a traffic offense and showed up to court …

Speeding in DC

Mark Rollins Traffic

  Speeding in DC So you were stopped for Speeding in the District of Columbia.  If you were speeding under 30 miles per hour, your case will go to the District of Columbia Department of Motor Vehicles where you may not need a lawyer. (See our video on do I need a lawyer for traffic)   However, if you charged with speeding …

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 …