We know what you are going through as you face criminal charges and the potential for incarceration. You are likely under a lot of stress, and depending on your exact charges, you may have even lost the support of those closest to you. The police and the prosecutor will not be on your side. People facing criminal charges often feel very alone. Fortunately, a criminal defense attorney can be there for you, listening to your concerns and advocating for your best interests.
How a Temple Hills Criminal Attorney Can Help
When you are charged with a crime, your attorney can be your staunchest supporter, someone who is there for you throughout the criminal justice process. They will help ensure that your rights are protected, that you receive fair treatment, and that the effects of this case on your life are minimized as much as possible. They may help you negotiate a favorable plea agreement with the prosecutor, or seek out other sentencing alternatives that would allow you to avoid the worst penalties. They could even help you get the charges dropped.
Temple Hills Criminal Laws
Maryland criminal statutes are complex and confusing. In order to best understand the charges you are facing, an initial consultation is crucial. During this consultation and throughout your relationship, we can help ensure you understand the laws and the proceedings as they happen. If you are facing a felony charge, you could be sentenced to multiple years in prison. However, if you are charged with a misdemeanor, the maximum allowable penalty is usually only one year. But regardless of the charge, the impact of a criminal conviction can be lasting and should be avoided whenever possible.
We may be able to help if you are charged with:
- Domestic assault
- Marijuana possession
- Drug offenses
- Weapons offenses
- Sex crimes
- And more…
Talk to a Maryland Defense Attorney Today
Whether you are charged with your first DUI or if you have a lengthy criminal history and are charged with a serious violent felony, we ar willing to help. Determining the best course of action begins by discussing the details of your case with a local and experienced lawyer. Contact us today.