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Criminal Defense Blogs

Can I Own a Gun After Felony Expungement in Maryland?

An individual’s right to own a firearm as outlined in the US Constitution’s Second Amendment can be curtailed by a variety of criminal offenses. With the expansion of the state’s criminal record expungement process under the Justice Reinvestment Act in 2017 things changed significantly. Below we examine some of these changes to the Maryland gun […]

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Want a Gun in Maryland? Here’s What You Need to Know.

Here at Decker, Tychostup, & Friedman, we are staunch supporters of your Second Amendment rights. Unfortunately, throughout the United States, these rights are largely under siege, which is why we are here to assure you that if you are facing a criminal matter relating to violating Maryland’s gun laws, we are here to be your […]

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What Happens if I am Charged With the Possession or Sale of Marijuana in Maryland?

There are few things more tarnishing to your record than a drug charge. If you have been charged with a marijuana-related offense in the state of Maryland, you must read on and reach out to our experienced Maryland criminal defense attorneys to learn more about how we can help you. Here are some of the […]

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What is the Maryland Justice Reinvestment Act?

Criminal activity is a problem that is taken very seriously in the state of Maryland. That is why it is important to constantly improve the criminal justice system. It is because of this that the Justice Reinvestment Act (JRA) to be passed by the General Assembly and signed by Governor Hogan in 2016. What is […]

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What Happens if I get a DWI in Maryland?

Though everybody knows they shouldn’t get behind the wheel of a car after having a drink, for various reasons, the truth is, people still do it. Though this is a big mistake, our firm believes that it does not make you a bad person–that is why we are dedicated to helping those charged with DWI […]

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What is the difference between theft, robbery and burglary?

Theft, robbery and burglary are similar crimes, but have varying consequences for those who have been accused. Theft is defined to be the act of taking property without an interaction with another person. Robbery is the taking of property with a person-to-person interaction that may involve physical force or coercion. Burglary is the theft of […]

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