What is Disorderly Conduct?

Disorderly conduct attorney in Baltimore County, MD

Under Maryland law, a person may not engage in what is known as disorderly conduct or what is sometimes referred to as disturbing the peace. Several different actions are considered to be criminal conduct under the relevant Maryland statute. See Md. Code Criminal Law 10-201. Disorderly conduct includes the willful and without lawful purpose obstruction …

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Assault Crimes: Understanding the Basics

Criminal Defense Attorney Stephen P. Shepard represents people charged with assault crimes

In the State of Maryland, assault includes making unwanted physical contact with another person, attempting to make unwanted physical contact with another person, or causing another person to fear unwanted physical contact. Maryland’s assault laws combine the crimes that are often separately defined as assault and battery in other states.