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About Our Firm

  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Nov 11, 2014 | About our Firm |
    SMALL FIRM SERVICE AT THE LAW OFFICE OF MICHAEL S. ROTHMAN

    When you need a criminal defense attorney in the Maryland and D.C. areas, look no further than the Law Office of Michael S. Rothman. By partnering with a defense attorney at our firm, you’ll gain all of the valuable resources of a large firm with the personalized attention of a small criminal law firm. Our law firm is built upon the principles of respect for our clients and superior legal services. When you decide to retain Mike Rothman as your defense attorney, you’ll gain a powerful ally who will aggressively protect your legal rights and build an airtight defense on your behalf.

     

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Feb 5, 2015 | About our Firm, Law offices of Michael S. Rothman |
    REVIEWS: “GOES ABOVE AND BEYOND”

    At The Law Office of Michael S. Rothman, our main goal is to protect the constitutional rights of our clients. No matter how complicated your case may be, we are here to listen and provide you with the best legal counsel.

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Assault

  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Jan 4, 2019 | Assault |
    Defending against assault charges with self-defense

    According to the Maryland Criminal Code, you may be charged with first- or second-degree assault for placing someone in imminent fear of physical harm. 

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Oct 1, 2018 | Assault |
    When can a person face felony assault charges in Maryland?

    While being convicted of a misdemeanor has very big effects, felony convictions are even more severe. Having a felony on one’s record can have deep career impacts for a person.

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Dec 5, 2018 | Assault |
    Maryland massage therapist facing assault charges

    Assault charges can have serious consequences that could have a long-term effect on the accused and their family.

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Feb 14, 2019 | Assault |
    Woman charged following alleged Kellyanne Conway

    incident

     

    If a person intentionally touches another person in an aggressive or inappropriate manner, they may be convicted of assault in the state of Maryland

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Aug 7, 2019 | Assault |
    Is verbal assault a crime?

    Physical assault is fairly easy to prove and obviously a crime since you are harming another person. However, you may wonder about verbal assault. Sometimes words can be just as damaging as a fist, so it is not right that someone can harass you verbally and get away with it.

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Nov 8, 2019 | Assault |
    What are first and second degree assault?

    Assault is a serious crime to be accused of, and it matters a lot what kind of assault a person is charged with. Assault in Maryland is broken down into two categories, assault in either the first or second degree. Depending on what kind of assault someone is charged with, a person may end up with a long prison sentence and a hefty fine if convicted.

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Jan 22, 2020 | Assault |
    Assault on law enforcement officer leads to calls for stricter laws

    When it comes to violent crimes, there is a need to protect the public with strict laws and penalties. Some feel the laws in place currently in Maryland do not do enough to discourage assaults and other violent crimes.

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Cannabis Law

  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Sep 5, 2019 | Cannabis Law |
    Is the smell of marijuana probable cause in Maryland?

    Many drug arrests happen when officers pull over Maryland drivers for routine traffic stops. One moment, you are facing a speeding ticket and the next you are in cuffs for drug possession. As the police search your person, you may wonder if it is legal. Do they have a right to the search?

     

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Jun 4, 2019 | Cannabis Law |
    Maryland moves toward fewer marijuana restrictions

    While federal law still considers possessing and selling marijuana to be criminal actions, many states are lessening their control over this particular drug.

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Aug 13, 2015 | Cannabis Law |
    Relative Harms: Marijuana vs. The World [INFOGRAPHIC]

    One of the most significant issues of the day is the legalization of marijuana. Many states, including Maryland, have legalized medical marijuana, but the complexity of the law means that you can still be arrested, jailed, and fined for possession, even if you have a medical necessity.

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Mar 2, 2015 | Cannabis Law |
    INITIATIVE 71 AND DC’S MARIJUANA LAWS

    Last week, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser released several documents to help educate the public about DC’s Initiative 71 that legalizes possession of minimal amounts of marijuana for personal use.

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Crime

  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Aug 29, 2014 | Crime |
    15 CRAZY LAWS IN WASHINGTON, D.C.

    If you’re of the opinion that the federal government has instituted a fair number of weird, crazy or simply stupid laws over the years, it should come as no surprise to see that the seat of government (Washington, D.C.) can also claim some crazy laws of its own.

     

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | May 17, 2019 | Crime, Uncategorized, White Collar Crimes |
    What is white collar crime?

    You often hear the phrase “white collar crime,” but do you know what it means? If law enforcement officers charge you with having allegedly committed a white collar crime in Maryland, you will need to know exactly what charges you face and what proof is necessary to convict you.

     

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Jul 28, 2015 | Crime, Criminal Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney, Criminal Law, Drug Law |
    WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU’RE CHARGED WITH A FEDERAL DRUG CRIME?

    You may be prosecuted under either state or federal criminal law if you’re suspected of having committed a drug offense such as drug trafficking, manufacturing, or possession.

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Jul 21, 2015 | Crime, Criminal Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney, Criminal Law |
    A BRIEF LOOK AT TYPES OF GUN CHARGES

    Although the Second Amendment to the Constitution grants Americans the right to bear arms, there are limitations on these rights.

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Jun 16, 2015 | Crime, Criminal Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney, Criminal Law |
    HOW DOES FEDERAL COURT DIFFER FROM STATE COURT?

    The differences between federal and state laws can be confusing, particularly if a defendant is uncertain of why he or she is being charged with a federal crime instead of a state crime.

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Jun 9, 2015 | Crime, Criminal Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney, Cyber Crime |
    INTERNET CRIMES: UNDERSTANDING CYBERTERRORISM

    Cyberterrorism has become an increasingly widespread problem in recent years. It is particularly alarming because an individual or group could launch an attack at any country or organization from virtually anywhere.

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | May 26, 2015 | Crime, Criminal Defense Attorney, Cyber Crime, Identity Theft, Internet Law |
    UNDERSTANDING DIFFERENT TYPES OF CYBER CRIMES

    Cyber crimes are considered to be any criminal offense that is committed through the use of computers or other technology.

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Mar 17, 2015 | Crime, Criminal Defense Attorney, Criminal Law, White Collar Crimes |
    NOTABLE WHITE COLLAR CRIMES

    White collar criminal defense in the Maryland and D.C. areas involves non-violent financially motivated crimes.

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Nov 25, 2014 | Crime |
    PROTECTING YOURSELF FROM MORTGAGE FRAUD

    Mortgage fraud is rampant in the U.S. and it affects both borrowers and lenders. Sometimes, borrowers inadvertently commit mortgage fraud when a lender talks them into inflating their assets, while at other times, lenders use bait-and-switch tactics.

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Oct 28, 2014 | Crime, Drug Law, DUI/DWI |
    WHEN SHOULD YOU HIRE A LAWYER?

    If you’re wondering whether you should hire a criminal defense lawyer, you’ve probably been charged with a crime or you suspect that you might be under investigation.

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Aug 29, 2014 | Crime |
    WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A CRIMINAL AND CIVIL CASE?

    Two different types of cases are tried in the American legal system.

     

    Crimes such as murder, grand theft, assault and battery, are considered offenses against the state; therefore, the state or the federal government prosecutes individuals or groups they hold responsible for such crimes.

     

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Criminal Attorney

  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Dec 2, 2014 | Criminal Attorney, Criminal Law |
    THE ADVANTAGES OF CHOOSING MICHAEL S. ROTHMAN IN A DUI CASE

    Plenty of criminal attorneys handle driving under the influence (DUI) cases and other criminal charges. However, very few of them have expertise and experience that is comparable to that of Michael S. Rothman.

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Jan 21, 2015 | Criminal Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney, Fraud, White Collar Crimes |
    A LOOK AT COMMON FRAUD SCHEMES

    Fraud is a type of white collar crime. It involves the use of misrepresentation for the purpose of attaining financial gain. Some of the common types of fraudulent schemes include telemarketing fraud, racketeering, and tax evasion.

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Dec 9, 2014 | Criminal Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney |
    WHAT TO EXPECT IF YOU’RE ARRESTED

    Whether it’s your first time or you have previously been arrested, there is no question that the event can be a significant source of stress and anxiety.

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Nov 17, 2015 | Criminal Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney, Criminal Law |
    GETTING OUT OF JAIL WHEN YOU ARE ARRESTED

    If you have been arrested and charged with a crime, your first step should always be to contact a criminal defense attorney in Rockville. Whether you are facing a DUI or a more serious felony charge, our lawyers will make sure your rights are protected even before your bail is set.

     

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Nov 10, 2015 | Criminal Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney, Criminal Law |
    TYPES OF VEHICULAR HOMICIDE CHARGES

    Vehicular homicide, or vehicular manslaughter, is a crime that generally involves the death of an individual other than the driver as a result of criminal negligence when operating a motor vehicle.

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Oct 27, 2015 | Criminal Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney |
    WHAT ARE YOUR RIGHTS WHEN BEING QUESTIONED BY THE POLICE?

    We rely on the police to protect us, but law enforcement officials are also legally required to treat us fairly. Unfortunately, defense attorneys know that police officers sometimes resort to illegal tactics like intimidation or improper searches-and may even use unnecessary force against Rockville citizens. Read on to make sure you know your rights if you are ever stopped and questioned by the police.

     

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Jul 14, 2015 | Criminal Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney, Criminal Law |
    WHAT TO EXPECT AT YOUR FIRST MEETING WITH A CRIMINAL LAWYER

    If you’ve been charged with a criminal offense such as a drug crime, white collar crime, or cyber crime, hiring a criminal defense attorney near Rockville is the best way to protect your legal rights.

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | May 19, 2015 | Criminal Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney, Criminal Law, DUI/DWI |
    STRATEGIES TO MITIGATE THE IMPACT OF A DUI CHARGE

    Drinking and driving should never be condoned. Unfortunately, it’s all too easy for an individual to misjudge the amount of alcohol he or she consumed. The end result could be a DUI conviction that has severe long-term consequences.

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | May 12, 2015 | Criminal Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney, Criminal Law |
    AVOID THESE MISTAKES IF YOU’RE CHARGED WITH A CRIME

    Being charged with a crime is a serious matter. Because an arrest often leads to heightened emotions for the defendant, he or she may be more apt to make critical mistakes that may jeopardize his or her defense.

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Jul 28, 2015 | Crime, Criminal Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney, Criminal Law, Drug Law |
    WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU’RE CHARGED WITH A FEDERAL DRUG CRIME?

    You may be prosecuted under either state or federal criminal law if you’re suspected of having committed a drug offense such as drug trafficking, manufacturing, or possession.

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Jul 21, 2015 | Crime, Criminal Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney, Criminal Law |
    A BRIEF LOOK AT TYPES OF GUN CHARGES

    Although the Second Amendment to the Constitution grants Americans the right to bear arms, there are limitations on these rights.

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Jun 16, 2015 | Crime, Criminal Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney, Criminal Law |
    HOW DOES FEDERAL COURT DIFFER FROM STATE COURT?

    The differences between federal and state laws can be confusing, particularly if a defendant is uncertain of why he or she is being charged with a federal crime instead of a state crime.

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Jun 9, 2015 | Crime, Criminal Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney, Cyber Crime |
    INTERNET CRIMES: UNDERSTANDING CYBERTERRORISM

    Cyberterrorism has become an increasingly widespread problem in recent years. It is particularly alarming because an individual or group could launch an attack at any country or organization from virtually anywhere.

    Read More

Criminal Defense Attorney

  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | May 24, 2015 | Criminal Defense Attorney, DUI/DWI |
    WORKING WITH A LAWYER ON YOUR DUI CASE

    While you may be able to form some initial opinions about the strengths and weaknesses of your DUI case on your own, it’s still a good idea to consult with a DUI lawyer in the Maryland and D.C. areas.

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Feb 3, 2015 | Criminal Defense Attorney, Criminal Law, DUI/DWI |
    PENALTIES FOR A FIRST DUI/DWI OFFENSE IN MARYLAND

    Talk to a DWI/DUI attorney in the Maryland and D.C. areas if you have been charged with drunk driving. Your DUI lawyer can help you understand the nature of the specific charges against you.

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Jan 21, 2015 | Criminal Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney, Fraud, White Collar Crimes |
    A LOOK AT COMMON FRAUD SCHEMES

    Fraud is a type of white collar crime. It involves the use of misrepresentation for the purpose of attaining financial gain. Some of the common types of fraudulent schemes include telemarketing fraud, racketeering, and tax evasion.

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Dec 23, 2014 | Criminal Defense Attorney, DUI/DWI |
    What Happens If You’re Pulled Over for DUI in Maryland

    Maryland recognizes strict laws and penalties with regard to driving under the influence (DUI) and driving while intoxicated (DWI). A conviction could affect your life for years to come.

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Dec 12, 2014 | Criminal Defense Attorney, Criminal Law |
    TIPS FOR CHOOSING A CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYER

    Choosing a criminal defense attorney involves much more than simply selecting a name from a phone book. After all, your defense lawyer will play a significant role in determining whether or not you’ll spend time behind bars and face other legal consequences.

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Dec 9, 2014 | Criminal Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney |
    WHAT TO EXPECT IF YOU’RE ARRESTED

    Whether it’s your first time or you have previously been arrested, there is no question that the event can be a significant source of stress and anxiety.

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Jan 6, 2018 | Criminal Defense Attorney, Criminal Law |
    Putting Up Your Defenses Against Insurance Fraud

    Many people who consult a criminal defense attorney regarding a white collar crime such as insurance fraud were simply in the wrong place at the wrong time.

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Jun 23, 2015 | Criminal Defense Attorney, DUI/DWI |
    WHAT ARE THE POTENTIAL CONSEQUENCES OF REPEATED DUI CHARGES?

    Repeat offenders may be sentenced to much harsher penalties than someone who has never been convicted of a crime before. If you’ve been arrested for drunk driving, you need to contact a law firm in Rockville right away.

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Nov 17, 2015 | Criminal Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney, Criminal Law |
    GETTING OUT OF JAIL WHEN YOU ARE ARRESTED

    If you have been arrested and charged with a crime, your first step should always be to contact a criminal defense attorney in Rockville. Whether you are facing a DUI or a more serious felony charge, our lawyers will make sure your rights are protected even before your bail is set.

     

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Nov 10, 2015 | Criminal Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney, Criminal Law |
    TYPES OF VEHICULAR HOMICIDE CHARGES

    Vehicular homicide, or vehicular manslaughter, is a crime that generally involves the death of an individual other than the driver as a result of criminal negligence when operating a motor vehicle.

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Oct 27, 2015 | Criminal Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney |
    WHAT ARE YOUR RIGHTS WHEN BEING QUESTIONED BY THE POLICE?

    We rely on the police to protect us, but law enforcement officials are also legally required to treat us fairly. Unfortunately, defense attorneys know that police officers sometimes resort to illegal tactics like intimidation or improper searches-and may even use unnecessary force against Rockville citizens. Read on to make sure you know your rights if you are ever stopped and questioned by the police.

     

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Jul 14, 2015 | Criminal Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney, Criminal Law |
    WHAT TO EXPECT AT YOUR FIRST MEETING WITH A CRIMINAL LAWYER

    If you’ve been charged with a criminal offense such as a drug crime, white collar crime, or cyber crime, hiring a criminal defense attorney near Rockville is the best way to protect your legal rights.

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | May 19, 2015 | Criminal Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney, Criminal Law, DUI/DWI |
    STRATEGIES TO MITIGATE THE IMPACT OF A DUI CHARGE

    Drinking and driving should never be condoned. Unfortunately, it’s all too easy for an individual to misjudge the amount of alcohol he or she consumed. The end result could be a DUI conviction that has severe long-term consequences.

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | May 12, 2015 | Criminal Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney, Criminal Law |
    AVOID THESE MISTAKES IF YOU’RE CHARGED WITH A CRIME

    Being charged with a crime is a serious matter. Because an arrest often leads to heightened emotions for the defendant, he or she may be more apt to make critical mistakes that may jeopardize his or her defense.

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Jul 28, 2015 | Crime, Criminal Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney, Criminal Law, Drug Law |
    WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU’RE CHARGED WITH A FEDERAL DRUG CRIME?

    You may be prosecuted under either state or federal criminal law if you’re suspected of having committed a drug offense such as drug trafficking, manufacturing, or possession.

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Jul 21, 2015 | Crime, Criminal Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney, Criminal Law |
    A BRIEF LOOK AT TYPES OF GUN CHARGES

    Although the Second Amendment to the Constitution grants Americans the right to bear arms, there are limitations on these rights.

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Jun 16, 2015 | Crime, Criminal Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney, Criminal Law |
    HOW DOES FEDERAL COURT DIFFER FROM STATE COURT?

    The differences between federal and state laws can be confusing, particularly if a defendant is uncertain of why he or she is being charged with a federal crime instead of a state crime.

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Jun 9, 2015 | Crime, Criminal Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney, Cyber Crime |
    INTERNET CRIMES: UNDERSTANDING CYBERTERRORISM

    Cyberterrorism has become an increasingly widespread problem in recent years. It is particularly alarming because an individual or group could launch an attack at any country or organization from virtually anywhere.

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | May 26, 2015 | Crime, Criminal Defense Attorney, Cyber Crime, Identity Theft, Internet Law |
    UNDERSTANDING DIFFERENT TYPES OF CYBER CRIMES

    Cyber crimes are considered to be any criminal offense that is committed through the use of computers or other technology.

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Mar 17, 2015 | Crime, Criminal Defense Attorney, Criminal Law, White Collar Crimes |
    NOTABLE WHITE COLLAR CRIMES

    White collar criminal defense in the Maryland and D.C. areas involves non-violent financially motivated crimes.

    Read More

Criminal Law

  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Jun 12, 2019 | Criminal Law |
    What to do when you are wrongly accused of a crime?

    While it is hoped that you never have to face being wrongly accused of a crime, it is something that can happen in Maryland.

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Sep 1, 2015 | Criminal Law |
    CAN POTENTIAL EMPLOYERS FIND OUT ABOUT FELONY ARRESTS?

    If you’ve previously been arrested for a felony in Rockville, you may be worried about future employers discovering that arrest through background checks.

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Aug 25, 2015 | Criminal Law |
    How to Look Up Your Criminal Record

    Anyone can find your criminal record by looking you up on a local criminal database using your Social Security number, date of birth and any other identifying data.

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Jul 7, 2015 | Criminal Law |
    A LOOK AT MIRANDA RIGHTS IN CRIMINAL CASES

    The law requires all suspects to be informed of their rights before being questioned.

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Dec 2, 2014 | Criminal Attorney, Criminal Law |
    THE ADVANTAGES OF CHOOSING MICHAEL S. ROTHMAN IN A DUI CASE

    Plenty of criminal attorneys handle driving under the influence (DUI) cases and other criminal charges. However, very few of them have expertise and experience that is comparable to that of Michael S. Rothman.

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Feb 3, 2015 | Criminal Defense Attorney, Criminal Law, DUI/DWI |
    PENALTIES FOR A FIRST DUI/DWI OFFENSE IN MARYLAND

    Talk to a DWI/DUI attorney in the Maryland and D.C. areas if you have been charged with drunk driving. Your DUI lawyer can help you understand the nature of the specific charges against you.

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Dec 12, 2014 | Criminal Defense Attorney, Criminal Law |
    TIPS FOR CHOOSING A CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYER

    Choosing a criminal defense attorney involves much more than simply selecting a name from a phone book. After all, your defense lawyer will play a significant role in determining whether or not you’ll spend time behind bars and face other legal consequences.

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Jan 6, 2018 | Criminal Defense Attorney, Criminal Law |
    Putting Up Your Defenses Against Insurance Fraud

    Many people who consult a criminal defense attorney regarding a white collar crime such as insurance fraud were simply in the wrong place at the wrong time.

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Nov 17, 2015 | Criminal Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney, Criminal Law |
    GETTING OUT OF JAIL WHEN YOU ARE ARRESTED

    If you have been arrested and charged with a crime, your first step should always be to contact a criminal defense attorney in Rockville. Whether you are facing a DUI or a more serious felony charge, our lawyers will make sure your rights are protected even before your bail is set.

     

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Nov 10, 2015 | Criminal Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney, Criminal Law |
    TYPES OF VEHICULAR HOMICIDE CHARGES

    Vehicular homicide, or vehicular manslaughter, is a crime that generally involves the death of an individual other than the driver as a result of criminal negligence when operating a motor vehicle.

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Jul 14, 2015 | Criminal Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney, Criminal Law |
    WHAT TO EXPECT AT YOUR FIRST MEETING WITH A CRIMINAL LAWYER

    If you’ve been charged with a criminal offense such as a drug crime, white collar crime, or cyber crime, hiring a criminal defense attorney near Rockville is the best way to protect your legal rights.

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | May 19, 2015 | Criminal Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney, Criminal Law, DUI/DWI |
    STRATEGIES TO MITIGATE THE IMPACT OF A DUI CHARGE

    Drinking and driving should never be condoned. Unfortunately, it’s all too easy for an individual to misjudge the amount of alcohol he or she consumed. The end result could be a DUI conviction that has severe long-term consequences.

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | May 12, 2015 | Criminal Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney, Criminal Law |
    AVOID THESE MISTAKES IF YOU’RE CHARGED WITH A CRIME

    Being charged with a crime is a serious matter. Because an arrest often leads to heightened emotions for the defendant, he or she may be more apt to make critical mistakes that may jeopardize his or her defense.

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Jul 28, 2015 | Crime, Criminal Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney, Criminal Law, Drug Law |
    WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU’RE CHARGED WITH A FEDERAL DRUG CRIME?

    You may be prosecuted under either state or federal criminal law if you’re suspected of having committed a drug offense such as drug trafficking, manufacturing, or possession.

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Jul 21, 2015 | Crime, Criminal Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney, Criminal Law |
    A BRIEF LOOK AT TYPES OF GUN CHARGES

    Although the Second Amendment to the Constitution grants Americans the right to bear arms, there are limitations on these rights.

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Jun 16, 2015 | Crime, Criminal Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney, Criminal Law |
    HOW DOES FEDERAL COURT DIFFER FROM STATE COURT?

    The differences between federal and state laws can be confusing, particularly if a defendant is uncertain of why he or she is being charged with a federal crime instead of a state crime.

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Mar 17, 2015 | Crime, Criminal Defense Attorney, Criminal Law, White Collar Crimes |
    NOTABLE WHITE COLLAR CRIMES

    White collar criminal defense in the Maryland and D.C. areas involves non-violent financially motivated crimes.

    Read More

Cyber Crime

  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Nov 3, 2015 | Cyber Crime |
    DEFENDING YOURSELF AGAINST CYBER SEX CRIME CHARGES

    When many people consider cyber crimes in Rockville, they think of crimes like identity theft and fraud.

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Aug 18, 2015 | Cyber Crime |
    What Are the Different Types of Cybercrime?

    Cyber crime near Rockville is an even bigger risk now because of the sheer number of connected people and devices.

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Aug 11, 2015 | Cyber Crime |
    UNDERSTANDING MONEY LAUNDERING

    Money laundering happens in nearly every country in the world.

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Aug 4, 2015 | Cyber Crime, Fraud, Identity Theft, Internet Law, White Collar Crimes |
    A LOOK AT ASSET FORFEITURE AND WHITE COLLAR CRIME

    If you’ve been accused of a white collar crime in Rockville, your lawyer may warn you that the government may seize your valuable assets.

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Jun 9, 2015 | Crime, Criminal Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney, Cyber Crime |
    INTERNET CRIMES: UNDERSTANDING CYBERTERRORISM

    Cyberterrorism has become an increasingly widespread problem in recent years. It is particularly alarming because an individual or group could launch an attack at any country or organization from virtually anywhere.

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | May 26, 2015 | Crime, Criminal Defense Attorney, Cyber Crime, Identity Theft, Internet Law |
    UNDERSTANDING DIFFERENT TYPES OF CYBER CRIMES

    Cyber crimes are considered to be any criminal offense that is committed through the use of computers or other technology.

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Domestic Violence

  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Jan 6, 2020 | domestic violence |
    Overcoming violent tendencies to regain others’ trust

    When people choose to act violently toward others, their behavior is often a reflection of past experiences that have contributed to shaping the way they react to stress and anger.

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Sep 20, 2019 | domestic violence |
    Breaking up and false claims of abuse

    On our site, we have gone over many of the challenges that people face when domestic violence allegations arise.

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | May 22, 2019 | domestic violence |
    What is domestic violence?

    The term “domestic violence” can be a little confusing. There are some misconceptions with what it means and infers. It does have a very negative connotation and for good reason.

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Drug Charges

  • 04/11/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Jan 22, 2020 | Drug Charges |
    How likely is it that Maryland will legalize marijuana?

    In states where marijuana is legal for medicinal and recreational use, there has been a lot of work to release people convicted of marijuana-related crimes and to clear the records of those who, under the new laws, would not have committed a crime.

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  • 04/11/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Aug 28, 2019 | Drug Charges |
    Don’t let your traffic stop become a drug bust

    If a Maryland law enforcement officer pulls you over for an alleged traffic violation, (s)he may ask to search your car, supposedly as part of his or her investigation.

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  • 04/11/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Feb 28, 2019 | Drug Charges |
    Our attorneys can assist with drug charges

    If you are facing criminal charges for drug possession or distribution, you may be concerned that your life is about to change forever.

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  • 04/11/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Jan 17, 2019 | Drug Charges |
    Can a police officer search my vehicle for drugs?

    Many Maryland drivers are stopped for a routine traffic violation and end up arrested on drug charges after the arresting officer finds illegal substances or drug paraphernalia in the driver’s vehicle.

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Drug Law

  • 04/11/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Sep 25, 2019 | Drug Law |
    Understanding Maryland drug laws

    In 2016, Maryland abolished mandatory minimum prison sentence for many types of drug convictions. However, drug crimes still result in significant fines and sometimes jail time.

     

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Jul 28, 2015 | Crime, Criminal Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney, Criminal Law, Drug Law |
    WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU’RE CHARGED WITH A FEDERAL DRUG CRIME?

    You may be prosecuted under either state or federal criminal law if you’re suspected of having committed a drug offense such as drug trafficking, manufacturing, or possession.

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Oct 28, 2014 | Crime, Drug Law, DUI/DWI |
    WHEN SHOULD YOU HIRE A LAWYER?

    If you’re wondering whether you should hire a criminal defense lawyer, you’ve probably been charged with a crime or you suspect that you might be under investigation.

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Aug 29, 2014 | Drug Law |
    WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN STATE AND FEDERAL DRUG LAWS?

    Unlike some states that have decriminalized the use of marijuana for medical purposes, residents of Maryland and Washington, D.C., still face potential misdemeanor and felony charges if caught possessing and/or selling marijuana and other controlled substances. The penalties are even stiffer if the offense involves violation of federal drug laws.

     

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Aug 29, 2014
    UNDERSTANDING MARYLAND’S NEW MARIJUANA LAWS – EFFECTIVE IN OCTOBER 2014

    As of this writing, the state of Maryland classifies marijuana as a Schedule I substance with no recognized medical value and a significant potential for abuse. If you’re arrested for possession of marijuana and convicted of a misdemeanor offense, you may face a $1,000 fine, up to a year in prison or both.

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Drunk Driving

DUI/DWI

  • 04/11/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Mar 3, 2020 | DUI/DWI |
    What do breath test devices really measure?

    Law enforcement officers often use roadside breath tests to determine whether a driver is over the legal limit, which is 0.08 in Maryland and in many other states in the U.S..

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  • 04/11/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Sep 20, 2019 | DUI/DWI |
    The emotional side of drunk driving charges

    When people think about the consequences of being pulled over for driving drunk, they often focus on the penalties of this offense (such as losing driving privileges, paying costly fines and even serving time in prison).

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  • 04/11/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Jun 2, 2015 | DUI/DWI |
    COMPARING DUI AND DWI CHARGES

    If you’ve been charged with any type of criminal offense, such as DUI near Rockville, it’s imperative to contact an attorney as quickly as possible. 

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  • 04/11/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Apr 7, 2015 | DUI/DWI |
    WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN A DUI DEFENSE ATTORNEY

    When looking for a DUI lawyer in the Maryland and D.C. areas, remember that experience is key.

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  • 04/11/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Feb 24, 2015 | DUI/DWI |
    AN OVERVIEW OF DUI AND DWI CHARGES

    Driving under the Influence (DUI) or Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) are two of the most commonly cited alcohol-related driving offenses throughout the states.

     

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  • 04/11/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Feb 10, 2015 | DUI/DWI |
    UNDERSTANDING THE CONSEQUENCES OF A DUI

    If you’re facing driving under the influence (DUI) charges, you’ll need to contact a criminal defense attorney in the Maryland and D.C. areas right away.

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  • 04/11/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Jan 13, 2015 | DUI/DWI |
    Distinguishing DWI and DUI

    Driving under the influence (DUI) and driving while intoxicated or impaired (DWI) are very similar charges. In fact, in some states, they are used interchangeably.

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  • 04/11/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Nov 6, 2014 | DUI/DWI |
    DUI VS. DWI: WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE FOR AN ARREST IN MARYLAND? [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Approximately every 58 hours, someone is killed by a drunk driver in Maryland. In 2011, over 22,000 arrests were made in the state for driving under the influence of alcohol.

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  • 04/11/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Oct 21, 2014 | DUI/DWI |
    UNDERSTANDING MARYLAND’S LAWS ON DRUNK DRIVING

    As in other states, allegedly drunk drivers are subject to very severe laws in Maryland. If you or a loved one has recently been charged with drunk driving, you should arrange for legal representation promptly by contacting a criminal law firm in the Maryland and D.C. areas.

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | May 24, 2015 | Criminal Defense Attorney, DUI/DWI |
    WORKING WITH A LAWYER ON YOUR DUI CASE

    While you may be able to form some initial opinions about the strengths and weaknesses of your DUI case on your own, it’s still a good idea to consult with a DUI lawyer in the Maryland and D.C. areas.

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Feb 3, 2015 | Criminal Defense Attorney, Criminal Law, DUI/DWI |
    PENALTIES FOR A FIRST DUI/DWI OFFENSE IN MARYLAND

    Talk to a DWI/DUI attorney in the Maryland and D.C. areas if you have been charged with drunk driving. Your DUI lawyer can help you understand the nature of the specific charges against you.

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Dec 23, 2014 | Criminal Defense Attorney, DUI/DWI |
    What Happens If You’re Pulled Over for DUI in Maryland

    Maryland recognizes strict laws and penalties with regard to driving under the influence (DUI) and driving while intoxicated (DWI). A conviction could affect your life for years to come.

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Jun 23, 2015 | Criminal Defense Attorney, DUI/DWI |
    WHAT ARE THE POTENTIAL CONSEQUENCES OF REPEATED DUI CHARGES?

    Repeat offenders may be sentenced to much harsher penalties than someone who has never been convicted of a crime before. If you’ve been arrested for drunk driving, you need to contact a law firm in Rockville right away.

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | May 19, 2015 | Criminal Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney, Criminal Law, DUI/DWI |
    STRATEGIES TO MITIGATE THE IMPACT OF A DUI CHARGE

    Drinking and driving should never be condoned. Unfortunately, it’s all too easy for an individual to misjudge the amount of alcohol he or she consumed. The end result could be a DUI conviction that has severe long-term consequences.

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Oct 28, 2014 | Crime, Drug Law, DUI/DWI |
    WHEN SHOULD YOU HIRE A LAWYER?

    If you’re wondering whether you should hire a criminal defense lawyer, you’ve probably been charged with a crime or you suspect that you might be under investigation.

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Fraud

  • 04/11/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Jul 2, 2019 | Fraud |
    Millionaire pleads guilty in one of state’s largest Ponzi schemes

    Federal authorities uncovered a Ponzi scheme ring allegedly worth $394 million, and purportedly one of the largest in Maryland’s history.

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  • 04/11/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Jun 21, 2019 | Fraud |
    Have you committed accidental credit card fraud?

    You do everything you can to keep from becoming a victim of credit card fraud in Maryland. Such efforts are necessary and admirable, but you could inadvertently commit the very fraud you seek to protect yourself against.

     

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  • 04/11/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | May 2, 2019 | Fraud |
    Is it negligence or straight-up tax fraud?

    If you are one of the 17% of working individuals across Maryland and the U.S. who fail to comply with the tax code in some way, you may worry that the government will charge you with tax fraud.

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  • 04/11/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Sep 26, 2018 | Fraud, White Collar Crimes |
    Theranos founder and former president face federal fraud charges

    Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and the former president Ramesh Balwani were indicted on charges of federal wire fraud and conspiracy to commit wire fraud.

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Aug 4, 2015 | Cyber Crime, Fraud, Identity Theft, Internet Law, White Collar Crimes |
    A LOOK AT ASSET FORFEITURE AND WHITE COLLAR CRIME

    If you’ve been accused of a white collar crime in Rockville, your lawyer may warn you that the government may seize your valuable assets.

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Jan 21, 2015 | Criminal Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney, Fraud, White Collar Crimes |
    A LOOK AT COMMON FRAUD SCHEMES

    Fraud is a type of white collar crime. It involves the use of misrepresentation for the purpose of attaining financial gain. Some of the common types of fraudulent schemes include telemarketing fraud, racketeering, and tax evasion.

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Identity Theft

  • 04/11/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Jan 27, 2015 | Identity Theft, White Collar Crimes |
    WHAT IS IDENTITY THEFT?

    State law deals very harshly with individuals convicted of identity theft. If you’ve been accused of this serious crime, contact a defense lawyer to start building a white collar defense in the Maryland and D.C. areas.

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Aug 4, 2015 | Cyber Crime, Fraud, Identity Theft, Internet Law, White Collar Crimes |
    A LOOK AT ASSET FORFEITURE AND WHITE COLLAR CRIME

    If you’ve been accused of a white collar crime in Rockville, your lawyer may warn you that the government may seize your valuable assets.

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | May 26, 2015 | Crime, Criminal Defense Attorney, Cyber Crime, Identity Theft, Internet Law |
    UNDERSTANDING DIFFERENT TYPES OF CYBER CRIMES

    Cyber crimes are considered to be any criminal offense that is committed through the use of computers or other technology.

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Internet Law

  • 04/11/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | May 31, 2015 | Internet Law |
    UNDERSTANDING WEBSITE COPYRIGHT LAWS

    Copyright originally regulated production of published, printed works, but the Internet has drastically changed how people find information.

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Aug 4, 2015 | Cyber Crime, Fraud, Identity Theft, Internet Law, White Collar Crimes |
    A LOOK AT ASSET FORFEITURE AND WHITE COLLAR CRIME

    If you’ve been accused of a white collar crime in Rockville, your lawyer may warn you that the government may seize your valuable assets.

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | May 26, 2015 | Crime, Criminal Defense Attorney, Cyber Crime, Identity Theft, Internet Law |
    UNDERSTANDING DIFFERENT TYPES OF CYBER CRIMES

    Cyber crimes are considered to be any criminal offense that is committed through the use of computers or other technology.

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Law offices of Michael S. Rothman

  • 04/11/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Dec 18, 2014 | Law offices of Michael S. Rothman |
    Endorsements: The Best Choice For Your Legal Needs

    Check out our latest endorsements on Avvo to find out why we are the best choice for your legal needs. We love hearing from our current and former clients. Please leave a review on our Google+ page.

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Feb 5, 2015 | About our Firm, Law offices of Michael S. Rothman |
    REVIEWS: “GOES ABOVE AND BEYOND”

    At The Law Office of Michael S. Rothman, our main goal is to protect the constitutional rights of our clients. No matter how complicated your case may be, we are here to listen and provide you with the best legal counsel.

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Uncategorized

  • 04/11/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Dec 17, 2019 | Uncategorized |
    Signs of a Ponzi scheme

    White collar crimes include fraud, an act that can committed in different ways in Maryland. One of the most infamous kinds of fraud is a Ponzi scheme.

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  • 04/11/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Dec 4, 2019 | Uncategorized |
    Investigating the reliability of breath test devices

    Roadside breath test devices are commonly used by law enforcement departments in Maryland and throughout the United States. Law enforcement uses these devices as a way to determine whether motorists are driving with a blood alcohol content level over the legal limit of 0.08.

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  • 04/11/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Jun 7, 2019 | Uncategorized |
    How to get help for neighborhood crime accusations

    Many crimes are on the increase, and America’s tight economy may stretch city budgets in your town to the limit.

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  • 04/11/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | May 2, 2019 | Uncategorized |
    How to act at a DUI checkpoint

    The state of Maryland regularly sets up DUI checkpoints to catch drunk drivers before they cause any harm.

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  • 04/11/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Feb 1, 2019 | Uncategorized |
    Can I say no to a Breathalyzer test?

    Your day is going fine — really no different than any other day. Then, while driving around town, you see flashing lights in your rearview. The police are pulling you over, but you are not sure what for.

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  • 04/11/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Dec 6, 2018 | Uncategorized |
    Most common types of federal crimes

    Finding yourself facing federal charges is a serious matter. It is never a good feeling to have the law against you and be facing possible time away from loved ones, high amounts of legal fees/fines and more.

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  • 04/11/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Oct 5, 2018 | Uncategorized |
    The penalties for violating a protective order or a peace order

    Domestic violence constitutes a serious crime in Maryland if individuals face conviction.

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  • 04/11/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Nov 20, 2014 | Uncategorized |
    REVIEWS: “CONSIDERATE & KNOWLEDGEABLE” COUNSEL

    At the Law Offices of Michael S. Rothman, our clients are our top priority. Check out our latest reviews on Avvo to find out why we are the best choice for your legal needs. Do you have a great experience of your own? We would love to hear from you. Please leave a review on our Google+ page.

     

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  • 04/11/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Nov 11, 2014 | Uncategorized |
    SMALL FIRM SERVICE AT THE LAW OFFICE OF MICHAEL S. ROTHMAN

    When you need a criminal defense   attorney in the Maryland and D.C. areas, look no further than the Law Office of Michael S. Rothman. By partnering with a defense attorney at our firm, you’ll gain all of the valuable resources of a large firm with the personalized attention of a small criminal law firm.

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | May 17, 2019 | Crime, Uncategorized, White Collar Crimes |
    What is white collar crime?

    You often hear the phrase “white collar crime,” but do you know what it means? If law enforcement officers charge you with having allegedly committed a white collar crime in Maryland, you will need to know exactly what charges you face and what proof is necessary to convict you.

     

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White Collar Crimes

  • 04/11/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Feb 22, 2020 | White Collar Crimes |
    Insider trading may be difficult to prove but leads to penalties

    Insider trading has generated decades-long controversy regarding its legality and possible harm caused to stock market investors.

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  • 04/11/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Jan 27, 2020 | White Collar Crimes |
    Understanding embezzlement charges

    Embezzlement can have serious consequences for those accused. A conviction for this crime may result in prison time and a fine. It can occur in corporate fields and positions where one person monitors or manages another person’s funds. 

     

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  • 04/11/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Oct 22, 2019 | White Collar Crimes |
    What is the fastest growing white collar crime?

    White collar crimes are often said to not have any real victims, but this is a serious misconception.

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  • 04/11/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Mar 14, 2019 | White Collar Crimes |
    Actresses charged with fraud in college admissions scam

    Lori Loughlin, actress on Full House, and Desperate Housewives actress, Felicity Huffman, are two of 50 parents, coaches, and other defendants, who are facing fraud-related charges for their involvement in a college admissions scam.

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  • 04/11/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Oct 25, 2018 | White Collar Crimes |
    Can multilevel marketing be considered a white-collar crime?

    Multilevel marketing businesses are a hot topic right now. Many people in Rockville, Maryland, enjoy selling health supplements, makeup, leggings, and oils.

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  • 04/11/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Dec 16, 2014 | White Collar Crimes |
    WHAT ARE WHITE COLLAR CRIMES?

    If you’re facing criminal charges pertaining to a white collar crime, a criminal defense attorney can help you understand the specifics of the charges.

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  • 04/11/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Nov 4, 2014 | White Collar Crimes |
    An Overview of White Collar Crimes

    The term “criminal charges” often brings to mind a violent offense such as an assault or sex crime. In fact, criminal charges can also refer to nonviolent crimes, such as white collar crimes.

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  • 04/11/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Sep 26, 2018 | Fraud, White Collar Crimes |
    Theranos founder and former president face federal fraud charges

    Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and the former president Ramesh Balwani were indicted on charges of federal wire fraud and conspiracy to commit wire fraud.

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Aug 4, 2015 | Cyber Crime, Fraud, Identity Theft, Internet Law, White Collar Crimes |
    A LOOK AT ASSET FORFEITURE AND WHITE COLLAR CRIME

    If you’ve been accused of a white collar crime in Rockville, your lawyer may warn you that the government may seize your valuable assets.

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Jan 21, 2015 | Criminal Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney, Fraud, White Collar Crimes |
    A LOOK AT COMMON FRAUD SCHEMES

    Fraud is a type of white collar crime. It involves the use of misrepresentation for the purpose of attaining financial gain. Some of the common types of fraudulent schemes include telemarketing fraud, racketeering, and tax evasion.

    Read More
  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | May 17, 2019 | Crime, Uncategorized, White Collar Crimes |
    What is white collar crime?

    You often hear the phrase “white collar crime,” but do you know what it means? If law enforcement officers charge you with having allegedly committed a white collar crime in Maryland, you will need to know exactly what charges you face and what proof is necessary to convict you.

     

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  • 04/10/2020 - On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Mar 17, 2015 | Crime, Criminal Defense Attorney, Criminal Law, White Collar Crimes |
    NOTABLE WHITE COLLAR CRIMES

    White collar criminal defense in the Maryland and D.C. areas involves non-violent financially motivated crimes.

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