Strategic Criminal Defense Focused on Your Rights

Criminal allegations can result in serious penalties that include jail time, loss of license, fines and a lasting criminal record. Whether you are under investigation or currently facing criminal charges, it is important to work with an experienced Waldorf criminal defense lawyer. At the Law Offices of P.A. Hotchkiss & Associates, we offer supportive, strategic advocacy focused on defeating criminal charges and minimizing the consequences of a conviction.

We are experienced in the defense of felonies and misdemeanors, including:

  • Drug crimes: drug possession, distribution, trafficking, prescription drugs
  • Violent crimes: assault and battery, murder, reckless homicide, armed robbery
  • Sex crimes: rape, sexual assault, molestation
  • Property crimes: robbery, fraud, theft, embezzlement, grand larceny, shoplifting, forgery
  • DUI/DWI defense: underage drinking, first offenders, repeat offenders, MVA hearings
  • Traffic offenses: speeding, reckless driving, hit and run, evading an officer, driving without a license

Results-Driven Criminal Defense on Your Side

If you have been charged with a crime, you should know that a prosecuting attorney has already prepared a case against you. When you call us, you are enlisting a team of tenacious defenders focused on your rights and the ultimate outcome of your case. While we are strategic negotiators, we are also aggressive litigators, skilled in achieving results in or outside the courtroom. Our criminal defense team includes a former prosecutor who, as a result of his experience, understands the prosecutor's strategy, thereby being able to successfully handle the most complex felony and misdemeanor criminal cases.

Expert Resources and Skilled Investigations Focused on Your Rights

We are well-equipped to defend your rights in criminal defense cases. We work with experts and witnesses to bolster your defense. Our criminal defense lawyers will keep you abreast and informed of all developments in your case, advising you of both short-term and long-term implications of the charges against you. You can trust in our defense strategy and ability to protect your rights throughout the case.

Can I Prevent a Criminal Conviction?

If you have been charged with a crime or are under investigation, your primary concern must be how to prevent a criminal conviction and how to avoid or reduce penalties associated with the crime. The Law Offices of P.A. Hotchkiss & Associates can help you. It is important that you consult with us as soon as possible to protect your rights.

Contact a Maryland DUI Attorney at Our Firm Today

For more information, please call 301-932-7700 to arrange a free half-hour consultation with a lawyer at our Waldorf or La Plata office or 410-828-6366 at our Baltimore office. You may also contact our southern Maryland law firm online. Credit cards accepted.

We help people who need criminal defense legal serves in Prince George's County, Charles County, Calvert County, and St. Mary's County as well as the rest of Maryland.