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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.

Is There A Crime Of Graffiti Under Maryland Law?

Ok. Any seasoned criminal defense lawyer Baltimore MD knows that graffiti is a label, and not a crime. But the concept of graffiti has an interesting interplay with the malicious destruction statute. Graffiti may be something that you know it when you see but, but the law defines it as a permanent mark, painting or inscription on the property of another. Malicious destruction via graffiti carries mandatory restitution or community service, or both, in addition to other listed penalties.

-This Article was updated by Eric Kirk on 2/13/20.

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