Louis Michael Leibowitz’s Answers

Louis Michael Leibowitz

Rockville Litigation Lawyer.

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  1. Is a subpoena considered to be properly served by taping to a door in a criminal proceeding?

    Answered almost 3 years ago.

    1. Louis Michael Leibowitz
    2. William Lawrence Welch III
    3. Larry D Lamson
    4. Omer Jaleel
    4 lawyer answers

    In Maryland, that is not sufficient service in a criminal case. Subpoenas must be personally served. Without personal service the judge does not have the authority to issue a body attachment and compel a witness to appear.

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  2. 4th Degree burglary Maryland-- Is a not guilty verdict at all likely? How to keep my professional life intact?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. William Lawrence Welch III
    2. Louis Michael Leibowitz
    3. Abraham Fernando Carpio-Gonzalez
    4. John C Belcher
    5. Patrick T. Donovan
    5 lawyer answers

    It sounds like you have a defense to this charge, but it will depend on how the evidence comes in and who the judge is. You should get an attorney right away.

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  3. Writing to judge before sentencing

    Answered almost 3 years ago.

    1. Johnetta Renee Boston
    2. Louis Michael Leibowitz
    3. Rebecca A Nitkin
    3 lawyer answers

    Typically, any letter written to a judge regarding a case is part of the public record. Such letters may even go into the Court file. This is to protect the integrity of the process. We don't want people to be having private conversations with judges to try to influence their opinions on cases. If you don't want people to know what you write, you could send the letter anonymously. However, the judge likely won't give it much weight unless someone is willing to put their name behind the...

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  4. How many pages will the judge read before sentensing?

    Answered almost 3 years ago.

    1. Louis Michael Leibowitz
    1 lawyer answer

    There is no page limit on letters to the judge. However, you should remember that judges are busy. You will make the greatest impact by getting to the point early and keeping your letter to one page.

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  5. Hi my name is susan and my question is i got stoped by county police and they tould me that the car i was driving was the lil.st

    Answered almost 3 years ago.

    1. Louis Michael Leibowitz
    2. William Lawrence Welch III
    3. Abraham Fernando Carpio-Gonzalez
    3 lawyer answers

    Some traffic charges require the state to prove that the drivier had knowledge of the alleged offense, others do not require the driver to have knowledge. Without knowing exactly what you are charged with it is difficult to say what category your case falls in. That is one reason a lawyer would be helpful for you. If you cannot afford to hire an attorney, you should see the public defender. The public defender has certain time requirements so you should not wait.

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  6. Can my boyfriend sue a company after or before getting his arrest expunged?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Louis Michael Leibowitz
    2. Steven R Freeman
    3. John C Belcher
    3 lawyer answers

    If your boyfriend wants to sue his employer for wrongful arrest, defamation and how that arrest has harmed him, he shouldn't expunge the record of that same harm.

  7. The police arressted my ex-fiance after my mother called 911 and I want the charges dropped?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Lee Jay Eidelberg
    2. Louis Michael Leibowitz
    3. William Lawrence Welch III
    3 lawyer answers

    You cannot drop the charges, only the prosecutor can do that. The best thing for you to do is contact your ex-fiance's attorney and explain to him how it is not a theft or a robbery and maybe not even an assault. He or she might ask you to sign a statement.

  8. Can I travel to Canada for vacation while on Probation before Judgement?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. William Lawrence Welch III
    2. Louis Michael Leibowitz
    3. Harry Edward Hudson Jr
    3 lawyer answers

    It is almost always a condition of probation that you cannot leave the DC Metro area without permission from probation. Probation routinely makes probationers seek permission from the Court -- as in your case. Your case will be reassigned to an active judge to decide this issue. You can ask the lawyer who represented you to help you or hire someone else. This is a relatively routine matter.

  9. How to I get records when I need protective order

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Jeffrey Lewis Kaplan
    2. Louis Michael Leibowitz
    3. John C Belcher
    3 lawyer answers

    A judge can order emergency family maintenance through a protective order. You should be prepared to tell the judge how much money you and your daughter need to live each month. You should know how much money you need for rent/mortgage, utilities, food and other necessities. The judge may want to know how much you make to support yourself and your daughter. Some judges may not be concerned about your husband's ability to pay at a protective order hearing. The judge may only be concerned...

  10. Criminal attorney

    Answered almost 3 years ago.

    1. Abraham Fernando Carpio-Gonzalez
    2. Rebecca A Nitkin
    3. Louis Michael Leibowitz
    4. William Lawrence Welch III
    5. Seth A. Blum
    5 lawyer answers

    You cannot get criminal charges against someone if the prosecutor has already refused. You can file a civil suit against the person for money damages. Generally, in the US each side in a civil case is responsible for their own attorneys' fees. If a court thought that your claim was frivolous, the court might make you pay the other sides fees.