Archive for January 2012

State v. Denisyuk- Immigration Consequences of Guilty Pleas

The Maryland Court of Appeals is Not Pleased with certain Guilty Pleas! On November 2, 2006, in the Circuit Court for Harford County, Mark Denisyuk pled guilty to second degree assault. Denisyuk was a Latvian citizen who immigrated to the United States in 1989, at the age of 14. As a result of his conviction,…

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The Importance of Showing Up

The Importance of Just Showing Up – Why You Should ALWAYS Go to Court When You Are Sued Every week I receive a phone call from a present or prior client who is being sued by a creditor or a company who purchased the debt. “Should I go to Court or am I just wasting…

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Start the New Year by expunging old records.

By: Jeff Scholnick, Attorney at Law Every one has a New Year’s Resolution, this time of year, that involves improving themselves- losing weight, cleaning out the house, ridding themselves of old clothing and furniture.  But, what if you could improve yourself with a legal “makeover”? Have you thought about an Expungement of your criminal records?

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