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Maryland Public Information Act Foilies Thwart Transparency

Yesterday, I was entranced by a streaming video presentation of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform’s public hearing on ways and challenges of ensuring transparency and compliance with the Freedom Of Information Act. For a little more than 2 hours, journalists gave testimony to the committee members regarding their experiences with trying to…

A Howard County Judge Giveth, and a Circuit Court Clerk Taketh Away?

In the typical courtroom in the Circuit Court in Howard County Maryland, the plaintiff and defendant are each doing what they believe they need to do in order to argue their respective cases in front of a judge or jury of their (hopefully) peers. Anyone who has watched Law and Order is familiar with how…

A Warning For Members of Maryland LLCs

As already written in another post on this site, the Limited Liability Company is the most popular form of business in the state of Maryland. Even the word itself is enough to make anyone run to Maryland Department of Assessment and Taxation to start one. “Limited” and “Liability” in a sentence together for business? Where…

Family Law Abuse in Maryland

There is a lot of talk in a number of states about the conduct that occurs in Family Law courts. Love is wonderful when everything is good, but when things go bad, they can really get bad. Family law abuse is well-written about. All over the country, there are horror stories of what can go…