What are the different types of DUI & DWI Crimes in Maryland?
In Maryland, including Baltimore County, Baltimore City, Harford County, Howard County, Anne Arundel County and Ocean City, the DUI & DWI statues are contained in Maryland Vehicle Law Section 21-902. The subsections of the Maryland Transportation laws contain the following crimes:
- Driving while under the influence of alcohol;
- Driving while under the influence of alcohol per se;
- Driving while impaired by alcohol;
- Driving while impaired by drugs or drugs and alcohol;
- Driving while impaired by controlled dangerous substance.
DUI & DWI classification and penalties.
Q: Is DUI a Felony or Misdemeanor in Maryland?
A: DUI is defined as a misdemeanor in Maryland.
Q: What is the maximum penalty for DUI in Maryland?
A: The maximum penalty if you are convicted of DUI in Maryland is One (1) year for a 1st offense.
Q: What is the maximum fine if you are convicted of DUI in Maryland?
A: The maximum penalty is $1,000.00.
Q: Is DWI a Felony or Misdemeanor in Maryland?
A: DWI is classified as a misdemeanor in Maryland.
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Q: What is the maximum penalty for DWI in Maryland?
A: The maximum penalty if you are convicted of DWI in Maryland is Sixty (60) days.
Q: What is the maximum fine for DWI in Maryland?
A: The maximum fine if you are convicted of DWI in Maryland is $500.00
Q: What Should I Do if I Am Arrested and Charged with DUI & DWI in Maryland?
A: As soon as you are released or soon after you are charged with DUI or DWI, you need to contact an experienced DUI & DWI defense attorney in the jurisdiction where you were charged. If you are charged with drunk driving in
- Baltimore County Md.
- Baltimore City Md.
- Harford County Md.
- Howard County Md.
- Anne Arundel County Md.
- Worcester County Md
- or any other part of Maryland
When you call you will be able to schedule a FREE, no-obligation consultation with the owner and former Assistant State’s Attorney, G. Randolph Rice, Jr.
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The act of driving under the influence or driving while impaired in the state of Maryland can be charged as a misdemeanor.
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Probation if convicted of DUI or DWI in Maryland
In addition to facing possible time in jail or prison, District Court and Circuit Court Judges in the state of Maryland can place you on a period of probation from One (1) day to Five (5) years (maximum period of probation for District Court is limited to 3 years). Probation may require you to check-in with a Maryland Parole and Probation agent daily, weekly, monthly or on a bi-monthly basis.
Probation may also be supervised or unsupervised and that will be decided by the Judge that the case is heard before. Supervised probation requires your presence at one of the many parole and probation offices located around the state of Maryland.
Limited probation or unsupervised probation may only require an occasional phone call to a probation agent or no contact at all with parole and probation.
Why Choose the Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC for your DUI & DWI?
DUI (driving while under the influence) & DWI (driving while impaired) cases can be complicated and difficult to litigate and defend. DUI and DWI charges are strongly pursued by law enforcement and the state’s attorney for the jurisdiction in which the crime allegedly occurred. Particularly in cases that involve an accident or injury, meaning the drunk driver stuck another car or a person while under the influence or impaired by alcohol.
If you have been charged or arrested with DUI or DWI in Maryland, you need an experienced, skilled, trusted, and knowledgeable DUI & DWI defense attorney. Without the assistance and help of an experienced attorney, you have little chance of winning your case if it goes to trial.
At the Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC, we will conduct a thorough investigation of your case. We have the ability to investigate the witnesses and victims of each DUI & DWI case in Maryland. We will subpoena and summons the needed witnesses to best defend your case. We will formulate the most appropriate argument for your DUI & DWI defense and ensure that the Judge or jury hear the facts as they really happened.
Often, the law enforcement agencies or States Attorneys office for the county you are charged in will overlook an aspect of the case, if this happen, we will find other witnesses or evidence to present to the Court or state’s attorney’s office to support your case. We will work with you and fight for your rights and freedom.
Don’t Go to Court Alone. A DUI or DWI conviction can affect the rest of your life. You could spend years in jail, pay expensive fines, Court costs and regret not having a professional and experience Drunk Driving defense attorney advising you on the best decisions in your case. Call Attorney Randolph Rice at 410.288.2900 to schedule a FREE drunk driving defense consultation. We have years of experience and have helped thousands of client, let our experience got to work for you in the Courtroom.
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If you’ve been charged with DUI or DWI in Baltimore County, Baltimore City, Harford County, Anne Arundel County, Howard County or Worcester County, Maryland, contact the Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC, at 410.288.2900 for immediate help.