If you have Federal Loans, what is an IBR, PAYE or ICR?

If you have Federal Student Loans, you may know that IBR means Income Based Repayment. You may also have heard of the PAYE Program, which stands for Pay As You Earn. Or, if you have an older Federal Student Loan, you may have heard of ICR which is the abbreviation for Income Contingent Repayment. These…

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DON’T COSIGN ON THAT STUDENT LOAN OR CAR LOAN DEBT!!

If you are a parent and your child is going off to college, you will want to help your student through these formative years. However, resist the urge to co-sign on you child’s student loans. Here is the reason- 5 or 10 years from now, when you child is between jobs and cannot make the…

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Bail Hearings (Spanish Version)

¡No renuncie su derecho a tener un abogado en su audiencia para fijar la fianza! El año pasado, en el caso de DeWolfe v. Richmond, el Tribunal de Apelaciones de Maryland declaró que los acusados indigentes tienen el derecho de tener un abogado en sus audiencias iniciales para fijar la fianza ante el Comisionado. Después…

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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…

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