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Prince George's County immediately borders the nation's capital, Washington DC, and has produced some very famous individuals such as Jim Henson – the creator of The Muppets, Kathie Lee Gifford, and Goldie Hawn. Prince George's County is streaked with history that runs through its many locations and attractions, some of which have been placed on the National Historic Register. Yet Prince George's County still keeps up with technology as it is so close to Washington DC.
Prince George County has been home to many famous faces! Such facts include Chris Adler, Michael Beasley, Len Bias, Riddick Bowe, Sergey Brin, John Carroll, JC Chasez, Frank Cho, Thomas John Claggett, Leonard Covington, Kevin Durant, Roger Easton, Sr., Steven F. Gaughan, Kathie Lee Gifford, Mya Harrison, Goldie Hawn, Jim Henson, Cathy Hughes, Martin Lawrence, Jan Scruggs, and Moran Wootten.
Alongside celebrities, there are also a number of talented Prince George's County lawyers who call the area home. These attorneys are skilled in many areas of law such as personal injury, civil rights, bankruptcy, intellectual property, estate planning, DUI, employment discrimination, and others.
A Prince George's County jury recently deadlocked on their decision to award damages to a shooting victim's family and another person injured in the shooting. In 2007, a former Prince George's County police officer shot two furniture movers after a scuffle, killing one and permanently injuring the other. The former officer has been convicted and sentenced to 45 years in prison for the crime. The family of the killed victim as well as the injured furniture mover sued the officer and the police department seeking $300 million in damages, claiming that the officer was acting in an official capacity when he fired the shots. The Prince George's County jury could not decide whether the officer was or was not acting in official capacity and the Prince George's County judge declared a mistrial.
Prince George's County is served by the Prince George's County Circuit Court which hears both criminal and civil cases. Having a local attorney who knows each judge's reputation and demeanor will be a strategic advantage for your case.
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For more information about the laws and courts in Prince George's County, please see the following link: Circuit Court for Prince George's County
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Last Modified: 12-27-2013 10:44 AM PST