Can I Be Convicted of Trespassing if A No Trespassing Sign Was Not Posted?

A good criminal defense lawyer in Baltimore MD will tell you that a ‘NO TRESPASSING’ sign must be posted where it should be seen by the public in order to subject a violator to penalty.

However, a sign is not always necessary.

Can I Be Convicted of Trespassing if A No Trespassing Sign Was Not Posted? - Attorney Blog Baltimore MD - Criminal Defense, Personal Injury Lawyer - Eric T. Kirk - maryland_criminal_defense_lawyer_iIf the property is marked off with painted markings conforming to regulations espoused by the Department of Natural Resources, and are made on trees or posts at entrance points, and along public areas adjoining the private land, this constitutes sufficient notice the land is private, and entry is not allowed. Moreover, if the land is considered cropland, no sign may be required. 

I offer a no-cost conference to anyone accused of a crime. During this strategy session we will evaluate the evidence, assess the strength of the State’s case, and develop the most effective defenses and explore mitigation. If you stand accused, contact me today. 410 591 2935. 

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