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DWI Lawyer in Silver Spring, Maryland

Charged with Drunk Driving? Call (240) 752-6041

Driving while intoxicated (DWI) is a serious offense, and without the representation of an attorney, you could be facing harsh penalties. At the Law Offices of Maria Mena, we are proud to offer outstanding representation to individuals seeking trusted defense for their cases.

Why Choose Our DWI Defense Law Firm?

  • 80+ collective years of hard-hitting legal experience
  • Selection for list of Super Lawyers® - Top 5% of Attorneys
  • 10.0 out of 10.0 Superb Avvo Rating
  • Fluent in English and Spanish
  • Available 24/7 to answer your questions

After an arrest, your license will be automatically suspended pending an administrative hearing with the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration. You will have to face a criminal hearing as well. When you work with our firm, we will aggressively represent you and fight to protect your driving privileges and defend your future. After a DWI arrest, it is imperative that you contact a Silver Spring criminal defense attorney from our firm right away.

Call (240) 752-6041 or email us to learn your defenses in a FREE consultation! We defend Rockville, Silver Spring, Wheaton, and the surrounding areas.

Potential DWI Penalties

The penalties you may face if convicted of drunk driving will vary depending on the specific circumstances of your case, which is why it is always encouraged that you take the time to work with an attorney. A lawyer from our firm can present a case for your defense to challenge the evidence against you.

Depending on whether you face a first-time or repeat DUI charge, you could face:

  • Fines up to $1,000-$3,000
  • License suspension for a minimum of 6-18 months
  • Jail time up to 1-3 years

If you were arrested for driving under the influence and there was a minor in your vehicle, regardless of your blood alcohol level, your penalties will increase. If you were arrested as result of a drunk driving collision, you may face not only a DWI charge, but also a charge related to DWI-related injury or vehicular manslaughter. No matter how serious your charges are, we are ready to fight for you.


If you were arrested for having alcohol in your system but your blood alcohol content was less than 0.07%, then you will be charged with driving under the influence (DUI), which is a lesser offense. The penalties for DUI includes fines and 8 points added to your driving record. For multiple offenses, you may be looking at jail time.

Get Your Free Consultation Now!

Are you facing a DWI charge? It is imperative that you contact an experienced and trusted Silver Spring criminal defense lawyer from our team. We are well known and highly respected in the community, and our representation of your case could be the difference between a life of freedom and time behind bars.

Contact our firm by completing a free case evaluation form now!

Law Offices of Maria Mena
Silver Spring Criminal Defense Attorney
Located at 8121 Georgia Avenue, Suite 806
Silver Spring, MD 20910. View Map
Phone: (240) 752-6041 | Local Phone: (301) 562-9255.
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