Understanding Your Rights at Maryland DUI Checkpoints

Rockville, Gaithersburg, Silver Spring & Wheaton, Maryland

With Memorial Day upon us, there is bound to be an increase in DUI checkpoints throughout the state of Maryland. Knowing what to do when you come upon a checkpoint can play a key role in preventing legal troubles.

If you are arrested for drunk driving at a checkpoint this Memorial Day, you will want an experienced DUI defense attorney on your side as soon as possible. Rockville DUI defense lawyer Leon Geller is prepared to take your case and fight for your rights, helping secure the most favorable outcome. Read More

Breaking Down Burglary Under Maryland Law

Rockville, Gaithersburg, Silver Spring & Wheaton, Maryland

Stealing, theft, pick-pocketing, car-jacking, burglary…when it comes to the law in Rockville Maryland, what’s the difference?

Theft :-

Theft in Maryland refers to all acts of stealing. Including, but not limited to:

  • petty theft
  • shoplifting
  • employee theft
  • dealing in stolen property
  • burglary
  • armed robbery

Burglary, on the other hand, is a specific theft crime spelled out in Maryland law. Read More

From Prom-Goers to Parents: Things Every Maryland Driver Ought to Know

Rockville, Gaithersburg, Silver Spring & Wheaton, Maryland

Last year in Maryland there were 23,714 DUI arrests. Let’s be clear about what is at risk with a DUI arrest in Maryland for both adult and underage drivers.A DUI conviction in Maryland carries a penalty of up to one year in jail and up to $1,000 fine for first time offenders. Read More

Maryland State Police Arrest Over 100 for DUI on St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

Rockville, Gaithersburg, Silver Spring & Wheaton, Maryland

According to the Maryland State Police, over 100 people were arrested for alleged DUI offenses during the weekend of March 14 to 17. Police routinely beef up sobriety checkpoints and patrols during St. Patrick’s Day holiday weekend due to an increase in the number of drivers who may have been celebrating one or more nights, including Monday, March 17, officially St. Patrick’s Day. Read More