Category Archives: – Pretrial

Md Crim. Pro Section 5-213.1 Violation of Pre-Trial Release Conditions

Maryland Criminal Procedure Section 5-213.1 criminalizes certain violations of pre-trial release conditions.  Below are two sample defense arguments for these types of cases.  One is a multiplicity argument, in the event the State seeks multiple counts for violation of the … Continue reading

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Petition to Return Seized Animal

Petition Pursuant to Criminal Law Section 10-615: Return of Animals Below is a redacted section from a motion to return animals when they are seized pursuant to a criminal charge.  It was drafted by Paul J. Notarianni in 2015. NOW … Continue reading

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Suppress Identification

The following was taken from a motion to suppress identification.  The original was drafted by Paul J. Notarianni in 2015. The Defendant offers the following argument as to suppression of the identification.   A Defendant in a criminal matter is protected … Continue reading

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Motion to Dismiss Due to Speedy Trial

  Motion to Dismiss Due to Speedy Trial Below is a redacted argument section from a motion to dismiss due to Speedy Trial.  It was drafted in 2014 by Paul J. Notarianni. Argument The charging document in this matter ought … Continue reading

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