Should I Contest My Ticket in Court?

Traffic citations are relatively minor offenses, but still come with monetary penalties and other consequences. At times, it can be valuable to challenge your citation in court, especially with the assistance of an experienced attorney. Here, the legal professionals at Scholnick Law detail the considerations one should make when determining whether to contest a ticket…

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Halloween Safety: What is Assault?

Halloween fun does not need to stop when you grow up. But, many adults associate the holiday with excessive drinking, partying and mischief. At times, these activities are taken too far, leading to larger crimes such as assault. Here, the criminal defense attorney, Jeffrey Scholnick breaks discusses the distinct types assault, as well as the…

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Why Was I Denied for Social Security Disability Benefits?

While the Social Security disability determination process may seem arbitrary, there are actual several common factors that can cause an applicant to be rejected. Here, Jeffrey Scholnick explains these factors and how they can negatively impact your chances for receiving disability benefits. Your Type and Length of Disability Did Not Meet SSA Requirements (According to…

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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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