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Baltimore Small Business Lawyer: Lessons from Accupay

Baltimore Small Business Lawyer: Lessons from Accupay

Control your own payroll and your own destiny As a Baltimore small business lawyer I try to keep up on the news for businesses and what trends to keep an eye on for my clients.  One story, in particular, will make any small business owners cringe.  For those of you...

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Everything You Need to Know About Maryland Bail Appeals

Everything You Need to Know About Maryland Bail Appeals

Last week we had a discussion about the ominous Arrest Warrant and the way a person should conduct themselves if they find them self charged with a crime by way of warrant.  In that article we briefly touched on bails and the bail review process.  We've also written a...

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Have you had your Baltimore Small Business lawyer checkup?

Dentists, doctors, accountants, and financial planners all suggest checkups on a regular basis.  If you are a Baltimore Small Business owner, do you have a checkup with your lawyer?  It might be more important than you think! Annual or Bi-annual checkups How often you...

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Baltimore Small Business lawyer loves Berger Cookies

Baltimore Small Business lawyer loves Berger Cookies

This Baltimore Small Business lawyer, has what some would call a fatal attraction to those iconic, fudge-covered cookies - the Berger Cookie.  If there is a box of cookies around, watch out, because I may devour them all.  If you have been watching or reading the...

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Cloud Computing Drama [Baltimore Small Business Lawyer]

Cloud Computing Drama [Baltimore Small Business Lawyer]

Let me start off by saying...Cloud Computing (and Dropbox in particular) is great!  As a Baltimore Small Business lawyer we love Dropbox and use it for file sharing across various platforms, computers, mobile devices and with several contractors we use (and with some...

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Got employees = Write it down

Got employees = Write it down

As a Baltimore small business lawyer, I regularly run into situations where clients (employers) are dealing with problematic situations with employees.  Inevitably my office gets the call to provide advice on how to handle such delicate matters.  It varies from...

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The Top 5 DUI Myths in Maryland

Being Baltimore DUI lawyers we often get drawn into conversations at lunch, parties or other social occasions.  They usually revolve around several different DUI myths that have formed in the general public.  Who knows why these myths are out there, but here it is,...

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Baltimore criminal lawyer: watch-list for MD Leg. Session

Baltimore criminal lawyer: watch-list for MD Leg. Session

Baltimore Criminal lawyer's watch-list for the Maryland General Assembly Session: Last year, ENlawyers, your Baltimore Criminal lawyer, wrote several different posts examining the Maryland General Assembly session.  First we looked at what topics were being debated in...

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Maryland Small Business & Non-Compete Clauses

Maryland Small Business & Non-Compete Clauses

Maryland Small Business & Non-Compete (& Non-solicitation) Clauses: Why you need them, what they're worth, and why you need a carefully drafted contract Every small business has secrets.  Not necessarily secrets in a bad way, but secrets and methods of doing...

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Baltimore criminal Lawyer: discovery and why it matters

Baltimore criminal Lawyer: discovery and why it matters

Maryland rules for discovery and why it matters Discovery, it's a word that is thrown around wildly in legal circles.  Discovery, in the civil context, is a process to determine what the other side knows about a particular subject and to uncover evidence in your...

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Baltimore Marijuana Lawyer: new laws go into effect today

Baltimore Marijuana Lawyer: new laws go into effect today

Today, over 250 new laws go into effect as passed during the springtime Maryland General Assembly session. Your Maryland lawyers and Baltimore Marijuana Lawyer wanted to provide a few highlights. Maryland Lawyer rundown: The maximum penalty for simple possession of...

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Office Policies for Small Business Fraud Prevention

Why on earth should I bother with an office manual?  I only have 5 employees!  What a waste of time and money! Any good Maryland Lawyer who regularly helps small businesses will tell you that having, enforcing, and regularly reviewing office policies is a vital part...

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Maryland DUI: Achtung! Come to Oktoberfest!

Maryland DUI: Achtung! Come to Oktoberfest!

What's better than Maryland Beer & Maryland DUI lawyers? Having them together in the same place!!!! We are proud to announce that ENlawyers will be exhibitors at the 11th Annual Oktoberfest at the Timonium Fairgrounds on Saturday October 13th 2012. Come check us...

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Baltimore Marijuana Lawyer relays new scientific findings

As a Baltimore Marijuana Lawyer, I have handled innumerable cases involving both young adults and children who were cited, or arrested by police for possessing marijuana or paraphernalia. As such, I read a lot of the research regarding the effects of marijuana. In an...

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Harford County DUI – aggressive policing coming your way

Check out our latest blog entry on the state of affairs in Harford County (or as I like to say Hazard County - because it is hazardous to your freedom to get arrested there). It is posted on our sister website Harford County DUI Harford County DUI Bottom line: Look...

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Maryland DUI: Underage DUI – Over the top consequences

Maryland DUI: Underage DUI – Over the top consequences

One issue that the Law Offices of Eldridge and Nachtman encounters is when a driver is under the age of 21 and is charged with a Maryland DUI.  The driver, if 18 or older, will be charged as an adult for the criminal portion of the case.  If they are under 18, they...

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Maryland lawyer: Securing your data

We hear it on the news all the time. Data breach at major credit card company.  Government entity loses social security numbers.  Offices & homes get physically burglarized.  That's why we take data security incredibly seriously. ENlawyers recently received an...

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Fireworks in Maryland Laws [You Need to Know]

Fireworks in Maryland Laws [You Need to Know]

It’s the 4th of July and that means two things; Cookouts & Fireworks. I for one can say for a fact that I know fireworks for reasons beyond simply being a Maryland Defense Lawyer.  Fireworks run deep in my small hometown of New Castle, Pennyslvania, which happens...

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Maryland Lawyer explains Supreme Court Immigration ruling

Maryland Lawyer provides insight into recent ruling and explain controversy This Maryland lawyer would like to explain the Supreme Court's ruling on June 25, 2012. This is just one of the big opinions that this Maryland Lawyer is anxious to read this week, with the...

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Maryland Lawyer: How to Catch a Philanderer

Although most of our clients and blog readers know our firm for Maryland criminal defense, we also provide Maryland private investigation services. We have a licensed private investigator in-house, and our attorneys have prior law enforcement experience conducting...

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Maryland lawyer: 2012 Maryland General Assembly session

Well, the Maryland General Assembly session is now over.  As a practicing Maryland lawyer who focuses on Maryland Criminal laws and Maryland DUI defense, it is vitally important to stay on top of the changes in the law, or else you run the risk of embarassing youself...

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The Solution to Problems – Arrest Drivers

The Solution to Problems – Arrest Drivers

Here's an article from the Harford Aegis detailing the tragic string of accidents on Harford County roads. Obviously the accidents are tragic and I'm deeply concerned because my wife drives on those roads daily. What is problematic is the solution.  The authorities in...

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Maryland DUI: A Police Officer’s Perspective

Maryland DUI: A Police Officer’s Perspective

A Maryland DUI is something that can happen to anyone.  A DUI does not discriminate based upon education, class, race, or socioeconomic status.  Because it is something that hits home for almost everyone (unless you're a teetotaler), your Maryland Lawyer gets asked...

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Maryland Lawyer: the fastest wideout can’t outrun a DUI

This Maryland Lawyer knows that by now every NFL football fan has heard that Justin Blackmonwas arrested this weekend for suspicion of DUI. Blackmon, the 5th overall NFL draft selection by the Jacksonville Jaguars, is one of the most talented wide receivers to enter...

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Maryland lawyer, bath salts, and the zombie apocalypse

Maryland lawyer, bath salts, and the zombie apocalypse

I know this might sound like a joke title and is definitely a topic I did not imagine myself writing an article about when going to law school, but bath salts are simply no laughing matter.  As a Maryland lawyer who follows the news, updates in the Maryland criminal...

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Tracey v. Solesky and Maryland Criminal law

Tracey v. Solesky and Maryland Criminal law One of the more recent cases coming out of the Court of Appeals of Maryland has drastically changed liability of Pit Bull or Pit Bull mix owners.  The Court has now imposed a standard of strict liability on the owners of...

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Maryland Lawyer: 99 problems and child custody is just 1

This Maryland Lawyer explained in a post earlier this week about the process surrounding the Peace/Protective Order in Maryland. In this follow-up post, this Maryland Lawyer wants to explain what NOT to use Protective/Peace orders for, and what you can do before Court...

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Maryland Lawyer: Remaining silent, pros and cons

Remain silent and why a defendant might testify As a Maryland lawyer, let me first preface this post by saying that trial and trial tactics are more art than science.  With all art, it is subjective to the artist and to the viewer.  The important thing with the art of...

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How to Deal With a Child Support License Suspension

How to Deal With a Child Support License Suspension

Imagine yourself driving to work. As you're driving down the road, you see the dreaded red and blue flashing lights behind you. You're a hard-working guy and you have been trying to pay your bills.  Like many people, you are struggling. You have fallen behind on your...

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Domain Name Laws: The Early Bird Catches the Website

This Maryland Lawyer knows that everyone has seen the infamous GoDaddy commercials during the NFL Superbowl with half-naked women gallivanting around hawking website domain names. Using companies like GoDaddy, most business owners purchase and trust such websites when...

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Bourbon & Bowties Submissions

The following responses are the finalists for the Bourbon & Bowties giveaway contest. Maxine Morrow: "It wasn't me... literally" I have a story about getting out of a ticket… A friend of mine that looks similar to me and doesn’t have the most pristine driving...

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Speedy Trial – After the arrest

Sometimes it might sound silly or oxymoronic (given the slow and sometimes painful pace of our criminal justice system), but you have an absolute constitutional right to a speedy trial.  This does not mean you have a right to what a layperson would call a speedy...

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April Fools Day Pranks Can Lead to Big Trouble

April Fools Day It is an April Fools Day tradition to prank your friends, co-workers, and family members. It is regarded as a day of payback from years prior, and often a source of humor for the entire year. I can say that as a result of my own “pranking” history, I...

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DUI Breathalyzer Test: To blow, or not to blow:

To blow, or not to blow, that is the question. I was having lunch today with another Baltimore lawyer.  He primarily practices divorce and family law.  He made the interesting comment that it is very difficult to practice other types of law besides family and divorce...

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Field Sobriety Test – Fact vs Fiction

Many of you have seen Field Sobriety Tests videos from police dash cameras of people performing the tests.  Some of them are real, but many of them are spoof videos by comedians, like this one here.  This post serves one and only one purpose, to explain the “real”...

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Maryland Attorney – protect your child from Identity Theft

This Maryland Attorney wants you to know that Identity theft affects people of all ages, including children. Many identity thieves actually prefer to use a child’s personal information, rather than an adult’s, because while many adults keep track of their credit, most...

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Morning shopping earned somebody a warrant

This Maryland Attorney always advises his clients to "dress to impress" when appearing in court. Dressing appropriately tells the Judge and/or jury you are taking the case seriously. I have always stressed the importance of courtroom etiquette and attire, as these...

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Valentine’s Day Massacre Contest – Winning story

CONGRATULATIONS to CINDY KELLER OUR 2012 VALENTINE'S DAY CONTEST WINNER A huge thank you to our partners Maisy's Restaurant & The Baltimore Florist for making such a great contest possible. Here's her winning entry: I remember Valentine's Day 2010 like it was...

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Maryland Attorney Explains Snoop Dogg’s Marijuana Problems

This Maryland Attorney was troubled when he found out that Rapper Snoop Dogg, AKA Calvin Broadus, is facing a misdemeanor marijuana drug charge in Texas after border agents say they found several joints on his tour bus. Let’s be honest, nobody is surprised that Snoop...

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Getting a DUI in your own driveway

Getting a DUI in your own driveway

Is it possible to get a DUI in your own driveway or on your own property? As crazy as it sounds, the answer is yes. According to two cases, one from 1994 and one from earlier this year, you are subjected to both criminal and administrative penalties from any incident...

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