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Barbara Bakal Greene

Baltimore Criminal Defense Attorney.

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  1. I need a strategy to appeal in Circuit Ct. from a protective order my daughter and granddaughter lied and said I pushed child

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Richard D. Lebovitz
    2. Rebecca Ann Fleming
    3. Barbara Bakal Greene
    3 lawyer answers

    I agree with the comments of attorney answers, above. First step is to look at the documents you got from the court and see whether its an "interim" protective order or a "final" protective order. If it's an interim order, you should have an opportunity to talk at the final protective order hearing which is usually held about a week after the initial hearing. I would suggest that you try to organize your thoughts by taking a few moments to write down what happened, step by step. Then fill in...

    1 lawyer agreed with this answer

  2. How to plea when caught with drug paraphernalia (rolling papers)? First offense, clean record.

    Answered almost 2 years ago.

    1. Patrick Erney Maher
    2. William Lawrence Welch III
    3. Mark William Oakley
    4. Barbara Bakal Greene
    5. John Paul Thygerson
    5 lawyer answers

    I agree with the responses, above. Remember, the state's attorney needs to prove your son's guilt, beyond a reasonable doubt. The state's attorney does this in one of two ways, the easiest way is for the defendant, your son, to admit to the crime, that is, plead guilty. The state's attorney then reads the police report into the record and typically, information in the police report is enough for a judge to find a defendant guilty. The other way is to have a trial where the state's attorney...