Portner & Shure Law Firm Serving Maryland, Virginia & Washington D.C.


At Portner & Shure, we truly believe that everyone has the right to dedicated, professional, and tireless legal representation. The effects of a criminal conviction can be serious and can even uproot life as you know it. If you have been accused of a crime, you deserve the opportunity to fight for your lifestyle, your reputation, and your innocence. We stand by the sacred principle of our judicial system in America, that you are innocent until proven guilty.

Our lawyers provide representation in many criminal defense cases, including:

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Most importantly, an officer must have probable cause to pull you over. An officer establishes probable cause if you are swerving, cause an accident, speed or have a headlight or taillight out.

Once you are pulled over:

Many already know that the right to remain silent from the much-quotedMirandarights. It is important to remember that every person who is interrogated while in custody must be given theirMirandarights. An interrogation is when the police act or speak in a way they know will reasonably elicit an incriminating response, and being in custody means that the individual does not feel free to leave.

Loudoun County Police arrested and charged two people on Friday for assaulting a victim and then trying to run him over after he attempted to break up a fight.

According to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office report, deputies were called to the Cascades Marketplace shopping center in Sterling, VA just before 2 a.m. A North Carolina man, 41 was assaulted by Freddy L. Prem, 24 and Javier Benitez, 22 after the victim reportedly tried to break up a fight between two parties in the parking lot in the shopping center, police said.

With temperatures rising and Memorial Day weekend having marked the unofficial start of summer, many residents of the Baltimore and Washington D.C. metro area will be heading to Ocean City, Maryland during the week and weekends. Whether grilling at a beach house or eating at a restaurant on the boardwalk, it's likely many people will be relaxing and kicking back with a drink or two. People have a tendency to drink more than usual in a relaxed, vacation environment and this could lead to the poor decision of getting behind the wheel.