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Over the course of the last decade, I’ve published in excess of 700 articles in the areas of personal injury, criminal defense, workers’ compensation and insurance disputes, generally. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, feel free to contact me to discuss the details of your case and learn how I can help.

Three Must-Take Steps After a Car Accident in Baltimore
As a long-time personal injury attorney practicing in and around Baltimore, I’ve handled hundreds of car accident claims. Thankfully, not every accident results in a personal injury, but when bo...
Can I Refuse To Testify Against My Husband Or Wife In A Maryland Assault Case?
Maryland substantive evidence law creates two situations where one spouse cannot be forced to testify against the other. In a criminal case, such as a second-degree assault prosecution in Maryland, a...
Is It A Crime In Maryland to Harass Someone Online or on Social Media?
Maryland has recently enacted an expansive statutory scheme that criminalizes online activity and conduct in a variety of circumstances. As Attorney Eric T. Kirk will tell you. Specifically,...
What Happens if I Lie to a Maryland Police Officer?
It goes without saying the of providing false information in virtually any setting has ramifications. As Attorney Eric T. Kirk will tell you. Providing false or misleading information on...
What is the Difference Between Shielding and Expungement Under Maryland Law?
Expungement is a process by which court and police records are removed or cleansed. Acquittals [Findings of “not guilty”] probations before judgment, stets and outright dismissals are...
Can I Expunge or Shield a Maryland Protective Order?
Public access to government records is a hallmark of our democracy. Shielding is a process by which public access to court records can be taken away. Peace orders and protective orders are civil remed...
Can I Seal a Maryland Court Record?
Maryland law favors public access to the records of its courts. In fact, I would suggest that is the default setting, and that if public access is to be denied, a significant interest in sec...
If I’m From Out Of State And Injured In A Maryland Car Accident, Do I Need A Maryland Attorney?
I have represented a great many people over the years who have had the misfortune of being injured while in Maryland on a temporary basis. Some individuals were unfortunately injured in automobile acc...
What Are The First Moves To Make After Being Involved In A Maryland Car Accident?
I would venture to say that this is probably the most commonly asked question that I receive from a prospective client who has just been involved in an accident. I certainly agree that it ma...
My Friend, Relative Or Loved One Is In Jail And Wants Me To Hire A Lawyer What Do I Do?
It may seem surprising at first- but there are a fair number of defendants in criminal cases who don’t actually hire the lawyers that represent them- rather their family members do. It makes sen...