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Frequently Asked Questions

Attorney Provides Answers to Common Legal Questions

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If you are facing a legal matter, then it is important for you to have skilled representation on your side that can help you effectively pursue the results that you need for your future. At Trunnell Law, LLC, we understand the difficulties that you may be experiencing, and you can be sure that we will work to provide you with the results that you need for your future.

Contact our firm today to discuss your situation with a skilled and experienced attorney.

Refer to the following information to obtain some answers to questions that you may have concerning your situation:

  • What is negligence in a personal injury case?
    Negligence is the element by which you show that you deserve damages and that you were not the cause for the injuries that you have suffered. Our firm can work with you to pursue the results that you need in this case. Learn more about personal injury cases here.
  • What penalties could I face if I am convicted of a crime?
    Depending on whether you are charged with a felony or a misdemeanor, your current criminal record, and the specific circumstances of your case, you could face a wide range of penalties such as years in prison, hefty fines, and many others.
  • What is the legal limit for DUI in Maryland?
    The legal blood alcohol content (BAC) limit for driving under the influence ( DUI) in the state of Maryland is 0.08% for individuals over the age of 21; however, you could be charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI) if your BAC is anywhere from 0.01% to 0.07%. Seek the representation of our firm for your case today.
  • What are the grounds for divorce in Maryland?

    There are two types of divorce: limited and absolute. A limited divorce is essentially a legal separation and requires grounds of cruelty, desertion, or voluntary separation. An absolute divorce is final and can be obtained on grounds such as:

    • Adultery
    • Cruelty
    • Desertion
    • Constructive desertion
    • Separation for 12 months
    • Insanity
    • Conviction of a felony or misdemeanor
  • Can I get a divorce if both my spouse and I consent to it?

    As of October 1st, 2015, the state of Maryland permits a “no fault” grounds for an absolute divorce. This is called a “mutual consent” divorce, and is only permissible under the following circumstances:

    • Both parties desire to move forward with obtaining a divorce, and neither party requests to delay or cancel the agreement
    • Both parties sign a settlement that outlines their agreements related to alimony and property distribution
    • The parties do not share a minor child
    • Both parties attend the divorce hearing

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