Legal Articles

How to Protect Your Rights After a DUI Stop

Driving under the influence of alcohol can have serious consequences and should be avoided for your safety and the safety of those around you. Here, the DUI attorney Jeff Scholnick provides a few legal tips to help protect you and your rights. It is important to remember that the U.S. Constitution and Maryland state law…

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Tips for Applying for Social Security Disability Benefits

Applying for Social Security Disability benefits may seem like an intimidating task, but there are many decisions you can make to ease the process and obtain the benefits to which you are entitled. Here, Social Security attorney Jeffrey Scholnick breaks down crucial tips to consider when applying for Social Security Disability benefits. Apply for Disability…

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An Overview of Social Security Compassionate Allowances

In an effort to decrease wait times for specific Social Security disability benefit applicants, the Social Security Administration (SSA) implemented the Compassionate Allowance Initiative. Here, Social Security disability attorney Jeffrey Scholnick explains the Compassionate Allowance Initiative and how it affects certain Social Security disability applicants. The History of Social Security Compassionate Allowances Prior to 2008,…

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What to Do if You are the Victim of a Hit-and-Run

Being the victim of a hit-and-run accident is stressful and troubling in ways that often exceed that of a typical collision, and it may be uncertain at first how such an incident should be handled. Here, the auto accident attorney Jeffrey Scholnick discusses what drivers should do if they are the victim of a hit-and-run.…

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Are you being sued over your student loans?

If you are like many Marylanders, you had to take out private Student Loans to pay for your college.  Like many other Marylanders, a family member such as your parents or grandparents co-signed your private Student Loans. Now they are on a fixed income and you are afraid that they will be impacted by a…

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What to Consider Before Asking for Student Loan Forbearance

It is not difficult to request a student loan forbearance, and as such it is one of the first options graduates choose when they are unable to pay their loans. However, it is important to carefully analyze your financial situation, and determine how forbearance will impact you in the future. Here, the student loan specialists…

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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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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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