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University of Delaware Among Top College Party Schools

By Michael W. Modica |

The University of Delaware may rank high among other public universities in terms of scholastics, the school recently earned an accolade of a somewhat dubious nature: In an August 14, 2018, WTOP named the home of the Blue Hens as the number one party college in the nation, where students are more likely to… Read More »

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How a Delaware DUI Conviction Affects Your Career

By Michael W. Modica |

If you have been charged with drunk driving in Delaware, your mind will first turn to the criminal and administrative sanctions that you face. Upon your arrest, law enforcement will confiscate your driver’s license and your driving privileges may be suspended by the Division of Motor Vehicles for a minimum of three months. There… Read More »

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Types of Defenses in a Delaware Criminal Case

By Michael W. Modica |

In general, it is the job of your Delaware criminal defense lawyer to protect your rights and defend your interests when charged with a crime. However, there are multiple legal options and strategies for your defense. The top priorities will always include fighting for your civil rights and challenging the prosecutor’s burden of proof… Read More »

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Delaware DUI Laws for Out-of-State Drivers

By Michael W. Modica |

Being arrested for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) in Delaware is a taxing, stressful experience for anyone, but it can be even more overwhelming if you live out-of-state. There are implications for your driving privileges in Delaware, and potentially for your driver’s license in the state that issued it. Plus, various aspects of a… Read More »

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What to do if You’re Accused of Domestic Violence in Delaware

By Michael W. Modica |

Domestic violence is a serious accusation that carries harsh penalties for a conviction. Therefore, you are in an extremely tough predicament if the allegations are untrue or misleading due to improper motives. Your situation may become even worse if you act on the emotions you experience when charged with abuse, which may include anger… Read More »

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Delaware Men Extradited After Pennsylvania Arrest

By Michael W. Modica |

After being held for several months for crimes in Pennsylvania, two men suspected in a June 2017 robbery were extradited back to Delaware to face charges related to the same incident. According to a March 6, 2018 article from Internet news source Delaware Online, Delaware State Police were pursuing the pair after they allegedly… Read More »

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Wilmington Trust Executives Facing White Collar Crimes Charges in Delaware

By Michael W. Modica |

Major drama recently erupted in the criminal case involving Wilmington Trust and several corporate executives accused of various white collar crimes, as the trial was put on hold just minutes before opening arguments. Internet news source Delaware Online reported on March 4, 2018 that the presiding judge stopped the proceedings to announce that the… Read More »

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Drug Recognition Experts in Delaware Drugged Driving Cases

By Michael W. Modica |

St. Patrick’s Day brings many Delaware revelers out to celebrate and drink green beer, and this year’s celebration brought the familiar advance warning about DUI checkpoints: Delaware Online announced in a March 12, 2018 article that checkpoints would be set up in New Castle, Kent, and Sussex Counties for the entire holiday weekend. The… Read More »

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Criminal Mischief Charges for Pair that Damaged RE/MAX Office in Milford, DE

By Michael W. Modica |

Milford Police responding to a disorderly conduct call at a RE/MAX office arrested the perpetrators after discovering that they damaged a water pipe in the location’s restroom, according to a January 11, 2018 report from Delaware’s 105.9 FM NewsTalk Radio. Staff at the office claimed that they witnessed a man and woman walk into… Read More »

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Dover, DE Man Arrested for Making Threats at Local High School

By Michael W. Modica |

In the wake of the February 14, 2018 mass shooting at a Florida high school, Delaware State Police were not taking lightly a 19-year-old Dover man’s threat that he would do harm to a school in Woodside, DE. Delaware Online reported that officials were tipped off by a student at James H. Groves Adult… Read More »

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