JUVENILE RECORDS: NOT AS “CONFIDENTIAL” AS YOU THOUGHT

It is commonly assumed that juvenile records are “confidential,” or “sealed.”  If your child has been charged with an offense as a juvenile, you may think, “Oh my child doesn’t need an attorney, because none of this counts in real life.”  This is a dangerous misconception, and just one of the many reasons why you
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HOPE FOR NON-VIOLENT OFFENDERS

Governor Hogan has established the Justice Reinvestment Coordinating Council in an effort to reduce Maryland’s prison population. The Council found that the average criminal sentence has increased by 25% in the last decade. 58% of prison inmates are serving sentences for non-violent crimes. Almost 60% of inmates are incarcerated for failures on parole and probation.
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Maryland Firearm Applications

“Disqualifying Crimes” take guns out of your reach. If you have been convicted of a “disqualifying crime”, Maryland will refuse to permit you to possess a registered firearm. Do you know what that means? It means that even misdemeanor convictions that are decades old can keep you from owning a firearm. “Disqualifying crimes” include any
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