Criminal Law Information
Being accused of a crime can turn your whole life upside down. Long before a trial, you face missed work because of time in custody, and negative work and family consequences from criminal charges. Bail can be very expensive for an ordinary family without thousands tucked away for emergencies. And then there's the emotional stress of facing time in prison, steep fines, the loss of a drivers license, life with a criminal record and other results of a criminal conviction. If you're facing these life-changing penalties, you need competent, aggressive legal representation at the earliest stage possible.
Alpert Schreyer can help. Our Bethesda criminal defense attorneys are former prosecutors, which means we understand how the other side thinks, how they investigate and how they win cases -- and we can use that information to your advantage. We also know the courts, the judges and the prosecutors in Maryland intimately. Partner Andrew Alpert has worked as a prosecutor for the state's attorney's offices in Montgomery, Prince George's and Charles Counties; Joseph P. Hart is a licensed attorney with 35 years of experience in public and private practice. Andrew Alpert is highly knowledgeable in DUI/DWI law and has received advanced training in these cases as a prosecutor, has handled high-profile Maryland DUI/DWI cases and speaks to law enforcement about alcohol-impaired driving and the law. Partner Michael Schreyer has devoted 16 years to developing thorough trial skills and knowledge in more than one thousand personal injury and workers' compensation cases. An accomplished appellate advocate, he has overturned and defended trial court decisions through appeals to Maryland's highest courts.
Our Rockville criminal attorneys represent people accused of DWI or DUI in Maryland. We can also help with the drivers license suspension hearings that often go along with an impaired-driving arrest. And Alpert Schreyer attorneys help people throughout the state of Maryland who are accused of:
- Vehicular Homicide
- Homicide and Assault
- Weapons and Gun Crimes
- Drug Offenses
- Sex Crimes
- Theft Crimes
At Alpert Schreyer, we believe that everyone, no matter what the criminal charge, is Constitutionally entitled to a thorough and vigorous defense. Our experience as former prosecutors is invaluable in helping clients to get that defense, because it allows us to comb through the details of the prosecutions case, looking for legal and factual errors that can help you win an acquittal or dropped charges. We will work to have your charges dropped or reduced, get you a fair plea arrangement or win you the best possible result in a trial. Even if you feel your case is hopeless, we will work to reduce or eliminate your charges and the punishments you face.
If you're facing criminal charges, you need smart, experienced Maryland criminal defense attorneys who are committed to mounting you an aggressive defense. Alpert Schreyer can give you that edge. For a free evaluation of your case, call us today at 1-866-444-6363 or fill out our confidential online consultation form.
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