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Why Is It Necessary to Report the Car Accident To Police?

March 11th, 2021
After a car crash is it compulsory to report to the police? The answer is simple, yes. No matter if the collision is small, it is good to report the accident to the police. It will save you from hassle in upcoming case matters. Police reports are a document that is very valuable when you negotiate with the insurance company for settlements, building a strong case of a car accident, or doing an investigation.

What does Law say About Car Accidents?

Filing a car accident in some cases is not just a best practice but also a law. In most states, you must have to report the motor vehicle collision that death, injury, or setting up some person to the law enforcement. Moreover, it is required to file an accident report when property damage occurs. However, irrespective of whether the accident comes under these conditions, it is essential to file a police report to pursue legal action and get a fair amount of money for your damages. Usually, in trials, police reports cannot be used as admissible evidence. Continue Reading

Crimes That Can Render Immigrants Inadmissible in the U.S

January 26th, 2021
Whether you are applying for permanent residency or have already received a green card status, violating the U.S law can make you ineligible for an immigrant visa or even result in cancellation of your green card. In most cases, immigrants are rendered inadmissible by the U.S government if they are convicted or admit to have committed crimes involving moral turpitude or aggravated felony. As a foreigner in the country, it is your duty to honor and abide by the local legislation. The classification of criminal offenses may vary slightly from state to state, which is why consulting Ohio Immigration Lawyer is in your best interests. Minor traffic infractions and other noncriminal misdemeanors are unlikely to affect your immigration status. A criminal record referring to crimes committed within the last ten years can be problematic. Fortunately, there are always exceptions, based on the severity, circumstances, and outcome of the crime. Crimes involving terrorism and espionage are unf...Continue Reading

First Degree Murder Trial in Price George’s County

October 14th, 2020
Mr. Jezic's client, charged with First Degree Murder in Prince George's County, was released on bond last week. Mr. Jezic had made repeated Motions to the Court , following the initial denial of bond in Circuit Court, after a two-hour hearing. The client is now at home with his mother getting the urgent health care he needs. The prosecution is not letting up on the case.   This will be a two-week murder trial, and Mr. Jezic expects a Not Guilty.Continue Reading

Client Found Not Guilty of Murder of Former FBI Agent

July 16th, 2020
After waiting a year and a half behind bars for a crime she did not commit, a woman accused of murdering her husband is now free. In March of 2016, the body of an 62 year old FBI agent was found shot and beaten outside of our client’s home. The victim was her husband, with whom she had been having marital problems with for some time. Naturally, police were quick to point the finger at our client, despite having only circumstantial evidence to back their claim.  Soon after, our client was arrested and charged with first degree murder, second degree murder, conspiricay to commit murder, and the use of a handgun in connection with the death of her husband. The client was sent To Prince George’s County Jail to await trial, and the case received national media coverage during the wait, including having an entire episode of Dateline...Continue Reading

Client Found Not Guilty of First and Second Degree Murder

November 3rd, 2018
A client of attorney Andrew Jezic has been convicted involuntary manslaughter, but will not be convicted of first or second degree murder. Our client, a 19 year old man allegedly involved in gang activity, admitted to shooting at two men in retaliation for an alleged drive by shooting that occurred earlier on May 20, 2017.  One of the victims was injured, and the other was fatally shot. Also riding in the vehicle with the victims were two women, as well as a 13 month old child. Neither the women nor the child were hurt in the incident.  Mr. Jezic had his work cut out for him, and began to dive into the details of the case. He prepared the case, and argued to the jury that the client could not have had specific intent to kill because he was under the influence of marijuana and alcohol at the time of the shooting. This claim was backed up by the co-defendant, whom Mr. Jezic also pointed out was responsible for coercing his client into performing the shooting. After deliberation, the jury found the client not guilt of first degree murder, second degree murder, and Continue Reading

Prince George’s County Jury Acquits Correctional Officer of all Charges.

February 15th, 2016

After a three day jury trial in Prince George's County, a 30 year veteran correctional officer was acquitted of all charges, including several felonies which would have carried five years without parole.

Andrew Jezic and Jamie Alvarado-Taylor cross-examined all of the State's witnesses in such a way as to show that the client's own testimony was corroborated. It was a difficult case because the State had two eyewitnesses as compared to one for the Defendant - himself.

The jury deliberated only three hours before liberating the 62 year old father of seven. He and his wife of 32 years were elated.

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Army Ranger murder case ends 8.5 years later with no jail and no supervised probation, and with a chance for an expungement.

February 15th, 2016
Former Army Ranger enters plea in 2006 death of his roommate in Gaithersburg, avoiding third trial. by Virginia Terhune This story was updated at 5:20 p.m. May 18, 2015. It was corrected at 7:30 p.m. May 19, 2015. An explanation follows the story. A former Army Ranger accused of killing his roommate in Gaithersburg in 2006 has reached a plea agreement that lets him go free after serving more than five years in prison. On Thursday, Gary James Smith, 32, now living in Olney, entered an Alford plea in Montgomery Circuit Court to involuntary manslaughter in the death of fellow soldier Michael McQueen. An Alford plea means Smith does not admit guilt but acknowledges that there is evidence that could convict him. Twice, Smith was convicted of killing McQueen, but both convictions were thrown out on appeal. A third trial had been scheduled for this month. As part of the agreement, Smith pleaded guilty to a charge of reckless endangerment. “He wanted a compromise that would end this,” his attorney, Andrew Jezic, said Thursday about the agreement reached with the Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office and McQueen’s family. The end result i...Continue Reading

Man found not guilty in Montgomery County home day-care sex abuse trial

February 15th, 2016
By Dan Morse October 27, 2015 A 56-year-old Maryland man was found not guilty on all charges Tuesday after being accused of fondling a 5-year-old girl at a home day-care center owned by the man’s daughter and wife.

“I am very satisfied,” Manuel Aguilar-Morales said after the verdict. “The jury accepted the truth that I am innocent.”During the six-day trial, Aguilar-Morales’s attorney called as character witnesses eight parents whose children went to the day care. One of them, Steve Hadeed, said in an interview that he never doubted Aguilar-Morales’s innocence. “There are no other people in the world I would trust more to care for my children than the Aguilar-Morales family, and that includes Manuel,” Hadeed said.Andrew Jezic, an attorney for Aguilar-Morales, said his client had several roles at Ariana’s Learning and Play Family Child Care in Silver Spring. He cooked meals for his daughter, his wife and the children. He cleaned rooms and performed maintenance. After returning from his own job — landscaping and construction work — he would hel...Continue Reading

Client released after JM attorneys prove it was a mis-identification

September 30th, 2015
Our client had just been bonded out of jail when the Baltimore City Police department swooped in and arrested him for an attempted murder that occurred on March 3, 2015. He was held on a no bail status. Our client was not the person who had committed this crime. He was in Cumberland Maryland on March 3, 2015. We were able to subpoena video records from a Sheetz store in Cumberland Maryland that showed our client in their store at the time of the crime. We supplied this to the State’s Attorney’s Office, but they were still not convinced. We subpoenaed phone records from different providers to try to show where our client was at the time of the incident. The state was slow to give up the discovery. We went to the prosecutor’s office to give them the Sheetz video and try to get the discovery. We were advised that the victim and another had made identifications of the defendant as the perpetrator, but they were unable to give us the discovery at that time. Our client had now been sitting in jail for over two months. We continued to ask for the discovery and identifications through the arraignment and the first trial date. The prosecutor assigned to the case then gave the case to ...Continue Reading
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