The New Social Security 5 Day Evidence Rule: Register Today!

The New Social Security 5 Day Evidence Rule: Scarier than Friday the 13th Friday, October 13, 2017 8:00 am – 9:30 am MAJ Office, Columbia Since going into effect earlier this year, the 5 Day Evidence Rule has presented a new and spooky potential pitfall for attorneys at Social Security hearings.  Join us on Friday, October…

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Avoiding Conviction: First-Time Offender and Diversion Programs

For first-time petty crime offenders, diversion programs are a vital alternative to conviction, the consequences of which can be long-standing and life-altering. Here, the legal experts at Scholnick Law elaborate on some of the diversion programs offered in Maryland. The Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion Program This program, also known as LEAD, is a new initiative…

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The Consequences of Defaulting on Student Loans

Graduates are leaving themselves with more student loan debt upon graduation than ever before, and many find themselves unable to pay. Here, attorney Jeffrey Scholnick, details the potential consequences of defaulting on student loans. The average college graduate has more than $35k in student loan debt, and more than eight million graduates will default on…

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Worker’s Compensation for Repetitive Injuries at Work

  Worker’s compensation encompasses much more than singular, life-altering accidents: worker’s compensation can be given for repetitive stress injuries, or RSI’s. Here, Mr.Scholnick explain what RSI’s are, and how the worker’s compensation process works. Repetitive stress injuries are caused by small movements that build up over time to cause serious pain or injury. Compared to…

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Laser Speeding Ticket Versus Radar: What You Should Know

Not all speeding tickets are created equal: if you’ve been ticketed for speeding, it’s important to know how your speed was calculated. Here, the legal professionals at Scholnick Law explain the difference between laser and radar calculations, and how they will impact your defense. Radar Speeding Ticket Radar stands for “Radio Detection/Direction and Ranging.” For…

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How to Prevent Yourself from Becoming a Victim of Social Security Theft or Fraud

Identify theft via Social Security numbers is a huge, and continuously growing, problem. Here, Jeff Scholnick provides steps to take to prevent yourself from becoming a victim of Social Security fraud. Social Security theft and fraud can destroy a person’s life, causing lost income, ruined credit, and serious stress and frustration. There are, however, many…

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Is the Other Driver at Fault?

Establishing fault in a car accident requires determining if one driver was negligent or blatantly in violation of the law. Here, the legal professionals at Scholnick Law explain just what negligence is, how to determine fault in a car accident. Legally speaking, negligence is defined as behavior that is thoughtless or careless, which causes harm…

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Mitigating Student Loan Debt

The cost of a college degree has risen exponentially in the past decade. But, you do not have to be shackled to your lenders forever. Here, Attorney Jeff Scholnick outlines some strategies to reduce your student loan debt. The best way to mitigate hefty student debt is to avoid getting burdened with major loans in…

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Jeffrey Scholnick Successfully Completes DWI Detection Course in Order to Better Represent You!

Attorney, Jeff Scholnick, recently successfully completed a three day intensive training course and received a Certificate of Training (see below) for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) on DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing.  This course covers all types of field sobriety tests and…

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