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Capitol Heights Criminal Lawyer
When you have been charged with a crime, you have rights, and one of those rights is to be represented by an attorney. Your criminal lawyer is often your staunchest ally when up against criminal charges. When even the support of your friends wavers, your attorney can be there, standing in your corner and helping you work towards the positive resolution of your case. When you have a criminal lawyer on your side, you have no reason to feel alone.
How a Capitol Heights Criminal Attorney Can Help
The role of a defense attorney is to protect the interests and rights of their clients. Our attorneys ensure you are treated fairly throughout the criminal justice process and will take action if/when your rights are violated. This could mean calling for a dismissal of the charges in the case of a wrongful arrest, motioning the court to suppress illegally seized evidence, or working with the prosecution on a favorable plea agreement. The exact methods of your attorney will largely be determined by the facts of your case.
Capitol Heights Criminal Laws and Penalties
When you are the one charged with a crime, it often doesn’t matter whether it is a misdemeanor or a felony, all you know is that the future looks bleak. With misdemeanor criminal charges, you will typically face no more than 1 year in jail as a maximum allowable sentence. With felonies, on the other hand, you can face multiple years in prison, not to mention the permanent stigma of being labeled a convicted felon. The lawyers with our firm have experience in defending clients against felonies and misdemeanors alike, and have experience working on cases involving the following charges:
- Domestic assault
- Drug crimes
- Sex offenses
- Weapons charges
- And more…
Contact Us Today
If you are charged with a crime, whether it’s a serious assault offense or a relatively minor criminal traffic offense, we may be able to help. Your case will likely be heard in the Prince George’s County District Court, and you don’t want to go it alone. Contact us today to discuss the specifics of your case and the options available to you.