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Misdemeanor Charges in Maryland

Criminal Defense Attorney in Silver Spring

Strictly speaking, misdemeanor crimes are usually considered to be "lesser" offenses than felony crimes, but both types of charges can have serious, lifelong effects on your life. If you have been arrested and charged with a misdemeanor, it is absolutely essential that you contact an attorney from our firm right away. At the Law Offices of Maria Mena, we are proud to offer quality legal representation and aggressive defense for individuals charged with a variety of criminal offenses. The moment you are faced with a misdemeanor charge, contact a Silver Spring criminal defense lawyer from our firm.

What are the penalties for a misdemeanor?

Most misdemeanor crimes carry less-severe penalties than felony offenses, but these cases still require the representation of an experienced legal professional. Depending on the circumstances of your case, you could be facing up to one year in prison and fines, probation, and restitution. In addition, each misdemeanor could potentially be elevated to a felony offense. Some cases of driving under the influence, theft crimes valued at $1,000 or less, minor drug crimes, and second-degree assault cases are often charged as misdemeanors. It is important that you take action to protect your future after an arrest by contacting the Law Offices of Maria Mena right away.

Trusted Representation After an Arrest

At our firm, we offer service bolstered by more than 80 years of expeirence in criminal cases. When you work with our firm, we will meticulously analyze the facts surrounding your case and challenge any evidence gathered against you so that we can effectively defend you. Our team is not afraid to aggressively pursue a favorable outcome for your case either by negotiating a plea agreement or representing you in court. You can be confident in our ability to defend your freedoms. If your future is on the line, now is the time to act. Contact a Silver Spring misdemeanor lawyer from the Law Offices of Maria Mena right away. Our firm can be easily reached by completing a free case evaluation form today!

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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