United States Code

The United States Code is a consolidation and codification by subject matter of the general and permanent laws of the United States. It is prepared by the Office of the Law Revision Counsel of the United States House of Representatives.

Maryland Courts

The Maryland court system has four levels: two trial courts and two appellate courts. The trial courts consider evidence presented in a case and make judgments based on the facts, the law and legal precedent (prior legal decisions from a higher court). Appellate courts review a trial court's actions and decisions and decide whether the trial judge properly followed the law and legal precedent.

The People's Law Library

The People's Law Library (PLL) is a legal information and self help website maintained by the Maryland State Law Library and supported by Maryland's non profit legal services providers.

University of MD Law School

The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law was established in 1816 and began regular instruction in 1824. It is the third-oldest law school in the nation, but its innovative programs make it one of the liveliest and most dynamic today. UM Carey Law stands among five other professional schools on the Founding Campus of the University of Maryland.

Trademark & Copyright Law

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is the federal agency for granting U.S. patents and registering trademarks. In doing this, the USPTO fulfills the mandate of Article I, Section 8, Clause 8, of the Constitution that the legislative branch "promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries."

Tulane Law Review

The Tulane Law Review is a student-managed and student-edited legal journal. The Review has consistently published authoritative legal works while also training its members in legal writing and editing.

Tulane University Law School

The 12th oldest law school in the United States, Tulane University Law School was established in 1847, 13 years after the University of which it is a vital part. From its founding, Tulane has offered its students the opportunity to study both of the world's great legal systems - the common law system upon which English and US law is based, and the civil law system governing most of the rest of the world.

New Jersey DWI Defense Center

Peter H. Lederman, Esq. is a DWI defense attorney with the law offices of Davison, Eastman & Muñoz. Peter represents drivers charged with DWI in Courts throughout the State of New Jersey. His practice is and has been limited to the exclusive representation of defendants charged with Driving While Intoxicated and other related offenses.

Millennium Divorce

Divorce Resources, Divorce Laws & Divorce Information for Consumers. Owned and operated by experienced divorce attorneys and mediators. The professionals who make up MilleniumDivorce.com have 30 years of collective experience in divorce mediation, help, litigation, and negotiation that has been put to work on this site so that you can assist yourself in moving through the divorce process quickly, and with as much divorce information as possible.


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Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™

The Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ help buyers of legal services identify, evaluate and select the most appropriate lawyer for a specific task at hand. Lawyer ratings serve as an objective indicator that a lawyer has the highest ethical standards and professional ability and are used by buyers of legal services to justify their hiring decisions. Combined with the Martindale-Hubbell® Client Review Ratings, self-reported professional credentials and other fact-based performance data, the Peer Review Ratings contribute to the comprehensive view of a lawyer.

The Bar Association of Montgomery County, Maryland

The Bar Association of Montgomery County, MD, founded in 1894, has truly grown along with its community. Drawing from the memories and attics of many members of the Bench and Bar, the Association published in its newsletter, for a time, a series of articles titled merely "Nostalgia", that tell, in the voices of those who have lived and served here, the history not only of the Bar Association, but of the Montgomery County community as well.

Contractor Alert ~ Richard M. Sissman

Richard M. Sissman is a partner with the law offices of Fracassi Mahdavi Sissman and Rand LLP. Their offices are located in Washington D.C., suburban Virginia and Maryland. Richard M. Sissman has been practicing law since 1985. He matriculated at the University of Illinois and received a B.S. in Biology from SUNY at Binghamton, New York in 1977. He also holds a Masters degree in Criminology from SUNY at Albany, New York in 1980. He went to law school in Houston, Texas and received his J.D. in 1985. He has been practicing law in the Washington D.C. area since 1987 representing materialmen, general contractors, subcontractors and architects in the tri-state area.