Maryland DUI/DWI laws Articles

Understanding DUI Law Before Fourth of July Celebrations

Understanding DUI Law Before Fourth of July Celebrations

The Fourth of July is a patriotic holiday filled with firework spreads, picnics, parties—and the consumption of alcohol. Here, the legal experts at ENLawyers explain Maryland DUI law, so revelers can have fun responsibly. The Fourth of July allows Americans to...

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Warrants Now Required for BAC Blood Testing

In June, the United States Supreme Court ruled that under certain circumstances, police will be required to obtain a warrant to test the blood alcohol content of motorists suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol. This ruling was passed down as a result of...

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What to Know About DUI Checkpoints

What to Know About DUI Checkpoints

DUI checkpoints are becoming more common, especially around holidays such as Labor Day, New Year’s Eve and St. Patrick’s Day. Thus it is important that drivers understand their rights in the event that they encounter one of these roadblocks. It is always important to...

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ENLawyers | A Push for Tougher Maryland DUI Laws

During this year’s legislative session, Maryland passed two bills that create stricter penalties for alcohol crimes.  These Maryland DUI Laws have many exceptions and a good lawyer can help you through the confusion. Noah’s Law In December 2015, Montgomery County...

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Baltimore DUI Lawyer: Treatment for a Repeat Offender

Baltimore DUI Lawyer: Treatment for a Repeat Offender If you have been following our Baltimore DUI rantings, you'll know that as Baltimore DUI lawyers, we place heavy emphasis on treatment in addition to defending your DUI, because not every case can be beaten...

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Baltimore County DUI: Saturation patrol v. Checkpoint

Baltimore County DUI: Saturation patrol v. Checkpoint

Many of you who read the news and our blog regularly see us posting information about DUI checkpoints and "saturation" patrols.  Courts and US Supreme Court case law generally favors the use of "saturation" patrols in Baltimore County and throughout Maryland, although...

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Maryland DUI: Why on earth do I need to go to rehab?

As Maryland DUI lawyers and Maryland Criminal Defense attorneys, we get this question at least once a week, usually for a client who has their first-time run-in with the law.  We've talked about it before, here.  Frankly, it deserves a second go-around, because the...

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Maryland DUI: Guest post on Irving & Irving, P.C.’s blog

Maryland DUI: Guest post on Irving & Irving, P.C.’s blog

We are very pleased to write a guest spot on Virginia Lawyers' Irving & Irving, P.C.'s blog.  You may recall a couple of weeks back they wrote a piece for us about a Maryland driver being charged with a Virginia DUI.  Now it's our turn... Maryland DUI + Virginia...

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Maryland DUI: DR-15 (not just for fixing squeaky doors)

Maryland DUI: DR-15 (not just for fixing squeaky doors)

If you find yourself arrested under suspicion of violating Maryland DUI laws, there are many procedures that police officers throughout the state are supposed to follow.  Generally, here is the broad strokes of them: Ask for your license and registration. Ask you to...

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Maryland DUI: Administrative defenses at the MVA hearing

Maryland DUI: Administrative defenses at the MVA hearing

As a Maryland lawyer who regularly handles Maryland DUI cases in front of the MVA, there are some important things you need to know about how the MVA hearing process works.  As outlined in this previous Maryland DUI article, an MVA hearing must be requested in a...

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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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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 DUI: Disconnect between a BAC and SFST’s

Maryland DUI: Disconnect between a BAC and SFST’s

As a current Maryland lawyer and a former prosecutor who has spent hundreds of hours preparing and trying Maryland DUI cases on both the prosecution and defense sides of the table, I regularly see a problem referred to as "disconnect."  DUI Disconnect is when a person...

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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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