General Youth Law Articles

  • Maryland law restricts reading, writing, or sending a text message, or using a handheld telephone, while operating a motor vehicle.
  • There are times when a tenant needs a co-signer. Sometimes a tenant, through frugal spending habits, can actually pay the required rent, but doesn’t meet the basic income requirements of the industry.
  • In the past few sessions of the Maryland General Assembly, several new laws were passed that greatly restrict the way minors can operate their automobiles
  • Overview of Maryland's Juvenile Justice System
  • 在马里兰州,2014年10月1日生效,占有或使用的不到10克大麻不再是刑事罪行。 合法化替换藏有多达10克大麻的民事处罚或刑事处罚。 2014年10月1日之前,大麻的任何数量的占有或使用仍然是一个刑事罪。
  • This article explains the steps in the juvenile record expungement process.
  • Many aggressive children and adolescents have grown up in violent homes and neighborhoods, but some become violent for other reasons.
  • A lease is a contract. A minor is generally not bound by his or her contracts. This means that, if a minor enters into a contract, the law will allow the minor to "void" the contract.
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