Arrested for a Misdemeanor? We're Ready to Go the Extra Mile for You.

Silver Spring Misdemeanor Charges Lawyer

What are Misdemeanors?

Strictly speaking, misdemeanors 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.

Charged with a misdemeanor? You can reach us by calling (240) 607-8686.

What are the Penalties for Criminal Misdemeanor Charges?

Depending on the circumstances of your criminal misdemeanor charge, you could be facing up to one year in prison and fines, probationary terms, and restitution. Most misdemeanors carry less-severe penalties than felonies however, each misdemeanor charge 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 25 years of experience 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!

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