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Booking In and Bailing Out: What You Should Know About Arrests

If you’re arrested, you’ll be booked into jail and will soon face a legal process known as bail review. This is a critical moment in your life when you need the best legal representation possible. What happens next affects your future and your freedom. Most people aren’t prepared for the highly-stressful bail review process until […]

Self-Defense IS a Defense in Maryland

At Zirkin and Schmerling Law, many of our potential clients begin their free initial consultation by saying: “I know the laws in Maryland don’t recognize self-defense, but here’s why I hit the other person…” Although this myth about the impermissibility of self-defense in Maryland seems very widespread, it isn’t actually true. In fact, the law […]