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A criminal conviction can adversely affect the rest of your life. You could spend years in jail, pay fines, court costs, spend years on probation.  Make sure you hire an experienced Maryland criminal lawyer to advise you on the best course of action in your criminal case. Call Attorney Randolph Rice at 410.288.2900 to schedule a FREE criminal defense consultation. We have years of experience and we can put that knowledge to work in your criminal case. Cityspur ranked our law firm in the TOP 10 in Maryland.  

Why Choose the Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC for your Criminal Defense?

Our Maryland criminal attorneys provide personal service, knowledge, and attention to your criminal case. Each criminal case is different and we have the experience and knowledge to best navigate the complicated criminal defense process in Maryland.  Call attorney Randolph Rice at 410-288-2900 to schedule a free consultation and discuss your rights and legal options.  Click here to email the office.

Criminal Law Maryland – We Know the Law to Better Serve You.

We have been trained in the Maryland Criminal Law and keep current with all new Maryland Criminal Code as prescribed by the Maryland Legislature.  We read every new case that applies to our criminal defense clients and we make sure your case has the new laws that apply to the facts, ensuring you receive the best possible defense.  

Maryland Judiciary Case Search

Do you need to find your court date or more information about your case.  Click here to visit the Maryland Judiciary Case Search.  Once you agree to the terms and conditions, enter your last name, first name and middle initial.  You will be provided will all pending cases, select the first case if there is a series of criminal charges or select the criminal case. You will be provided with the types of charges and dates, if applicable.  

When should you Hire a Criminal Defense lawyer?

A successful criminal defense begins as close as possible to the time of arrest. The battle is not only to avoid fines or incarceration or to get charges reduced or dismissed — it’s also to keep your record as free as possible from information that can harm your future: like getting a job, or pursuing a higher education. Do not harm your criminal case by discussing anything with the authorities without the protection of a criminal defense attorney by your side. It is in your best interests to hire a criminal defense attorney in Maryland to represent you as soon as possible. If you believe that you may be charged with a crime, get a lawyer! Don’t wait for the formal arrest, call my office at 410-288-2900 for immediate legal help.  

What can an Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney do for you?


What is The Arrest Process?

When a person is placed under arrest, a criminal case begins. To be “under arrest” means that you are in police custody. An arrest is simply the exercise of police authority over a person. An arrest DOES NOT depend on the use of handcuffs or other physical restraints. A police officer only needs to advise a criminal suspect that he or she is under arrest. The suspect may voluntarily submit to the officer without the use of physical force for an arrest to be complete.

What can Cause an Arrest?

There are many different situations and scenarios that may lead to a person’s arrest. Most often, arrests fall into three main categories.
  1. The Police Officer Observes a Crime: If a police officer sees someone commit a crime, the officer may arrest that individual. These types of arrests are typically serious traffic offenses and DUIs but can also occur any time law enforcement witnesses a crime taking place.
  2. Probable Cause: When a police officer weighs the facts and circumstances of a situation and has reasonable belief that a person is about to commit a crime or has already committed a crime, an arrest may occur. The officer’s reasonable belief allows the arrest based on probable cause.
  3. Arrest Warrants: If a judge or magistrate issues an arrest warrant, this gives law enforcement the right to make an arrest. Warrants are usually issued after a law enforcement officer submits a sworn statement that outlines the reason for the arrest.

Arrest warrants generally include:

If you think you are going to be charged criminally or have been charged, call attorney Randolph Rice, at 410-288-2900 for immediate legal help; he is a Maryland Criminal Defense Lawyer ready to help with your case.  

What are the Possible Outcomes of a Criminal Case?