There are ten things that every motorist facing a Maryland traffic ticket should know before hiring an attorney. 1. Points last two years on a Maryland driving record dating back from the time of the citation, NOT the conviction date. This is important because even if points have recently fallen off of your record, the
From WSJ’s Market Watch: “The U.S. economy won’t return to full employment for years, according to trio of well-known economists speaking in Washington on Tuesday at a conference on America’s Fiscal Choices.” Fabulous.
his wife received them immediately after she was terminated from her job – at his magistrate judge’s office – upon getting fired for violating nepotism rules as the wife of a magistrate judge. Got that? They are unconstitutional, except when my household collects them when my wife gets them after losing her job due to
Watch out for incorrect tax advice on these topics. 1. Anyone who tells you that you can deduct “educational” expenses generally, without a narrowly tailored definition of those expenses or the justification for those expenses, is presumably wrong. There are a number of credits, deductions and exemptions that apply to different aspects of educational expenses
While some readers may be surprised to learn this, a recent article notes it is entirely possible for a millionaire to receive unemployment benefits if otherwise qualified to receive them. Neither your balance sheet nor your income level is a bar to receive benefits, though your wage history will determine whether you earn the maximum
The Maryland Workforce Exchange is a new real-time resource for job-seekers in Maryland including workers on unemployment benefits. It allows employers and employees to seek job matches in real time. While I don’t know that it is a dramatic improvement over Craigslist, it is probably a moderate improvement.
HAT TIP to my professional colleagues at the National Legal Committee of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws. John McKay, former U.S. Attorney in the Seattle area who prosecuted many a drug dealer during his tenure in office, has come out in favor of a reformation of current marijuana law through a
In general, this law firm does not comment on purely partisan politics; while it is pro-worker, pro-labor and pro-union by policy, the firm as such is not a Democratic or Republican firm. Certain political matters, however, directly affect the practice of law and the pursuit of justice for clients. One such political matter is the
Maryland unemployment law divides misconduct into three “degrees” – misconduct, gross misconduct and aggravated misconduct. The penalty for ordinary misconduct is current a loss of 5-10 weeks of benefits, while gross misconduct (defined loosely as conduct that manifests gross indifference to the employer’s welfare or constitutes a repeated rule violations manifesting a deliberate and wanton