Ocean City, MD Disorderly Conduct Lawyer

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Have you been charged with Disorderly Conduct in Ocean City, Maryland? Arrested in Ocean City while on vacation? Don’t let one mistake ruin the rest of your life. Call the Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC for immediate help and to speak with an Ocean City lawyer. Don’t wait till the last minute to start working on your case.

Choose the experienced Ocean City Disorderly Conduct defense attorney G. Randolph Rice, Jr. Attorney G. Randolph Rice, Jr., has been helping clients resolve their criminal and traffic cases in Ocean City, Md. for years, let his experience and knowledge go to work for you. We’re here to help, contact Rice, Murtha & Psoras at (410) 288-2900 or email attorney Randolph Rice to discuss your Disorderly Conduct charges in a free initial consultation.

Maximum Penalties for Disorderly Conduct in Maryland

If you are convicted of Disorderly Conduct in Ocean City, the maximum penalty is 60 days, $500.00 fine, or both.

Maryland Disorderly Conduct Charges: Misdemeanor or Felony?

Disorderly Conduct is classified as a misdemeanor in Maryland.

What to Do If Charged With Disorderly Conduct in Ocean City, MD

If you’re convicted of Disorderly Conduct in Ocean City, you could be facing jail, fines, court costs, probation, treatment/education classes, and any other conditions the court deems appropriate for your case. That is why it is so important to contact an experienced attorney to guide you through the process and fight for a not guilty or minimize the consequences.

If you are charged with Disorderly Conduct in Ocean City, you should contact a lawyer as soon as possible. Call our office at (410) 288-2900 for immediate help. The longer you wait, the greater the chances that witnesses disappear or their contact information is lost and evidence is destroyed or unavailable for your defense.

Many of our clients don’t live in Maryland and are charged while on vacation or visiting Ocean City, Maryland. We can conduct the initial interview via telephone or email and most of the legal work can be completed over the phone or by mail, fax, and email. We accept cash, check, money orders, Visa, Mastercard, and Discover credit cards. Therefore, you can make payment by mail or credit card over the phone. Call the office at (410) 288-2900 to retain a lawyer for your Disorderly Conduct charges today.

If you are charged with Disorderly Conduct in Ocean City, a lawyer can advise you of the charges and elements of the crime, possible penalties, represent you in a trial before a Judge or Jury, protect your Constitutional rights, prepare any defenses, negotiate with the Worcester County State’s Attorney’s Office to resolve your case, appear on your behalf if you are not required to appear in Court, or advise you on the best course of action in your case. In some cases, your attorney can appear on your behalf and you will not have to appear in Court. Once you retain our office, we will be able to determine if you will have to return to Ocean City, Maryland for your trial date.

Public Intoxication in Ocean City, Maryland

Have you been charged with public intoxication in Ocean City, Maryland? Attorney Randolph Rice has been representing clients in Ocean City for years that have been charged with public intoxication.


Maryland Code Article 2B. Alcoholic Beverage

Title 19. Disorderly Intoxication

Maryland Code Article 2B §19-101  (2014)

§ 19-101. Prohibited acts; supplemental ordinances or resolutions

(a) Prohibited acts. — A person may not:
(1) Be intoxicated and endanger the safety of another person or property; or
(2) Be intoxicated or drink any alcoholic beverage in a public place and cause a public disturbance.

§ 19-102. Penalty

Any person who violates this provision is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to a fine not exceeding $ 100 or imprisonment not exceeding 90 days, or both.


Public intoxication is defined as a misdemeanor in Maryland. If you are convicted, the maximum penalty for public intoxication in Ocean City, Maryland is $100 fine and/or 90 days in jail.

Call Our Ocean City, Maryland Disorderly Conduct Lawyer Today

Attorney G. Randolph Rice Jr. is a former Assistant State’s Attorney and since 2009 has been a private attorney representing hundreds clients charged with Disorderly Conduct in Maryland. He has tried thousands of cases in front of Judges and Juries. He has been named by Super Lawyers as a Maryland Rising Star in the fields of criminal defense, DUI, DWI, Drunk Driving defense, and traffic violation defense.

Contact the Ocean City Criminal Defense and traffic violation attorney G. Randolph Rice, Jr., at (410) 288-2900 for immediate help.


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