Understanding the Criminal Defense System in VA, MD, and DC

It might be difficult to even know where to look to find reliable, easy-to-read information about legal rights in the DC metro area. The lawyers at Tucker, Nong and Associates have prepared these articles to help clients understand their rights, learn what to expect from the legal process and how to get help from our experienced team.

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  • Virginia Misdemeanor Laws Although misdemeanor charges come with relatively low fines and a jail sentence of less than one year, an experienced defense attorney can fight the charges.
  • Virginia Felony Laws In Virginia, felonies are organized into "classes." A felony can range anywhere from a Class 1 to a Class 6. Each class of penalty carries unique penalties.
  • Maryland Misdemeanor Laws Misdemeanors in Maryland can have grave consequences. These include fines, imprisonment, and future discrimination. An experienced attorney can help
  • Maryland Felony Laws In the State of Maryland, a felony is a serious criminal offense. If convicted of a felony, you may experience lose or be denied certain...
  • Felonies and Misdemeanors Felonies and Misdemeanors in VA, MD and DC are used for classifying criminal offenses and outline the punishment required. Penalties vary from state to state.
  • Domestic Violence and Domestic Assault in Virginia A domestic violence or domestic assault charge is no laughing matter. Contact a competent criminal defense lawyer today to obtain the best results.
  • Domestic Violence and Domestic Assault in Maryland In Maryland, “domestic violence” is also known as “domestic abuse” or “domestic assault”. It is a crime that occurs between household and family members.
  • Domestic Violence and Domestic Assault Domestic violence and domestic assault are criminal charges that include threats and physical abuse between spouses, parent and adult child, siblings or