Degrees of Assault

Rockville, Gaithersburg, Silver Spring & Wheaton, Maryland

In Maryland, there are two degrees of assault you can be charged with, but second degree assault may fall under one of three categories. You may be charged with second degree assault if:

  • You have threatened someone with physical harm
  • You have attempted to physically harm someone or caused offensive, though not injurious physical contact
  • You have intentionally or recklessly caused physical harm or offensive physical contact

If you are facing charges of assault in Gaithersburg or surrounding areas of Maryland, please call experienced criminal defense attorney Leon Geller at (301) 309-8001 to learn how we can help. Read More

Marijuana Possession

Rockville, Gaithersburg, Silver Spring & Wheaton, Maryland

On April 20th, people across the nation take to public areas to support the legalization of marijuana. Generally speaking these events are free of major incident, but it is important to remember that marijuana possession in Maryland can still result in both civil and criminal penalties. Read More

Does my Child Need an Attorney?

Rockville, Gaithersburg, Silver Spring & Wheaton, Maryland

If your child has been arrested, you need an experienced juvenile attorney on your side as soon as possible. While courts may choose to be lenient on juvenile offenders, even seemingly minor infractions can have life-long consequences, and your choice of attorney will play a direct role in the treatment your child receives. Read More

Super Bowl DUI

Rockville, Gaithersburg, Silver Spring & Wheaton, Maryland

If you’re like most people in Maryland, you plan on watching the Super Bowl. And, if you’re like most people in Maryland, you may have a few drinks during the game. The police know this and will likely have checkpoints and other measures in place to arrest people who have been drinking. Read More

DUI for Underage Drivers

Rockville, Gaithersburg, Silver Spring & Wheaton, Maryland

Maryland has a zero tolerance policy towards underage drinking. This means if your child is pulled over and found to have a BAC over .02%, they can be arrested for drunk driving. To be clear, .02% can occur after using a mouthwash with alcohol – this is how little leniency our state gives underage drivers. Read More

Degrees of Burglary

Rockville, Gaithersburg, Silver Spring & Wheaton, Maryland

The state of Maryland recognizes four degrees burglary. If you are facing charges for any one of them, you need an experienced and dedicated criminal defense attorney on your side. Rockville burglary defense attorney Leon Geller has over two decades of experience helping ensure those accused of criminal wrongdoing are protected against the abuses of the justice system. He is here to take your case and fight for your rights to secure the most positive results possible. Read More