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Gain A Strong Advocate Against Criminal Charges

When you find yourself charged with a crime, you will have many questions. What should I say to the police? Do I need to give a statement? Who should I call first? Regardless of the situation, you need to make sure your rights are protected. An experienced criminal defense attorney can help you understand the situation and make sure you are being treated appropriately.

The criminal defense attorneys at Wampler & Souder, LLC, have extensive experience working with clients who have been charged with a variety of crimes, from misdemeanors to serious felony charges. Our attorneys have earned the respect of their peers and the clients they have helped because of their strong commitment to their clients and their rights. We have answers to the questions you may have, and have share some of these in our criminal defense FAQ.

Turn To Us When Your Freedom Is On The Line

Our legal team defends people charged in such matters as:

  • White collar crimes such as fraud and theft
  • Drug crimes, including possession or distribution
  • Violent crimes such as assault, robbery or murder
  • Drunk driving charges
  • Other criminal complaints such as trespassing, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest

When police or investigators question you, their sole objective is to acquire facts they believe will be relevant to making a potential felony criminal case against you. In many instances, they have little to enforce a charge until a suspect begins talking. Anything you say could potentially be used against you in a court of law. This is why it is crucial to have an attorney at your side if you have been arrested or charged.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) About Criminal Defense

Facing any criminal charge is scary. Whether it is your first or fifth arrest, you likely have many questions and fears about what will happen next. As experienced criminal defense attorneys, we have extensive experience representing clients involved in a wide range of criminal matters.

Below we have provided answers to a couple of the most commonly asked questions about criminal defense matters.

Why Shouldn’t I Speak With An Officer After Arrest?

During an arrest, a police officer will inform you of your “right to remain silent,” warning you that what you say may be used as evidence against you. No matter the situation, or how much pressure law enforcement is putting on you to talk; you should instantly invoke these rights. Under no circumstance should you answer any questions, or offer any type of statement to the police without first consulting your attorney.

Having a strong legal advocate on your side who will protect your rights is critical for you and the future of your case.

What Type Of Evidence Does The State Need To Convict Me?

To sustain a conviction on criminal charges, the state must prove their case beyond a reasonable doubt. The state must convince a jury by providing enough evidence that supports their theory of how the crime occurred.

Evidence of a crime can be circumstantial or direct, and comes in many forms, including:

  • Testimony
  • Physical
  • Genetic
  • Scientific
  • Eyewitness
  • Digital
  • Documentary
  • Exculpatory

Every criminal case is different and has its own unique circumstances. It is imperative to seek the support and guidance of an experienced criminal defense lawyer who understands the complexities of the law and how to effectively guide you through.

Discuss Your Charges Today

At Wampler & Souder, LLC, we are committed to protecting your rights and are prepared to aggressively advocate on your behalf. As seasoned criminal defense attorneys, we have extensive experience representing clients involved in a wide range of criminal matters throughout Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C.

Email us now to get started, or call 301-668-5111 to schedule your initial consultation. Your future is too important to wait, contact us today.

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