Bail Hearings

Last year, in the case of DeWolfe v. Richmond, the Maryland Court of Appeals ruled that  indigent defendants are entitled to a lawyer at their initial bail hearings in front of a Commissioner.  After many months of working out the procedure, the Maryland Public Defenders Office started representation in these hearings in July, 2014. An…

Read More

What if I become delinquent on my Federal Student Loans?

Fortunately, if you have Federal Student Loans, you will have options to deal with your delinquency.  However, you will need help from an attorney versed in these options to overcome these problems. First, you will need to cure this default.  There are two ways to do this:  Consolidation and Rehabilitation.  Both of these methods will improve…

Read More

Are my Student Loans Federal or private?

This is a very important question if you have Student Loans that you still owe.  It may have been a long time since you took out the Student Loans or the name of the company to whom you are writing the check may have changed. But, this is a very important question to ask.  The…

Read More

A story about Citizenship for July 4th

A few weeks ago I helped CASA of Maryland with people who wanted to file Application for citizenship. I very much enjoy assisting these people. Each person had lived in America for many years. But, until now none of them obtained US nationality. Helping immigrants obtain citizenship interests me a lot because I remember that…

Read More
Page 10 of 28« First...91011...20...Last »