Hecht & Associates concentrates in defending clients charged with violating State and Federal criminal offenses. Our attorneys have years of experience assisting with various criminal cases and are experts when it comes to criminal law. Our team offers a wide range of criminal legal services as shown below, guaranteeing you are working with a criminal law expert.
Hecht & Associates is a premier criminal defense law office located in Rockville, MD. Our criminal law firm understands the wide range of criminal offenses and offers unique representation for each case.
Because the list below is non-exhaustive, please contact us directly should you have concentrated or extraordinary legal needs in the area of criminal defense and a criminal law attorney can assist you with your criminal case.
Serious Felony Offenses
Murder and Manslaughter
Unlawful killing of another human being without legal justification. Includes attempt and conspiracy charges. The most serious of all criminal offenses carrying penalties from 20 years to Life.
Federal and State offenses, including sexual assault, child sex abuse, and internet related sex crimes. From rape to internet pornography, these offenses are extremely serious (especially in the Federal system), Carrying penalties from 5 years to Life.
Unauthorized retention and/or transmission of classified information. These are federal offenses which are treated very seriously with penalties ranging from 5 years to Life.
Robbery and Carjacking
Taking property (or vehicle) of another through violence or intimidation. These cases are taken very seriously, especially when a firearm is present. Penalties typically range from probation to 25 years.
Federal and State offenses relating to the possession, distribution, conspiracy to distribute, and manufacturing of controlled dangerous substances such as crack, cocaine, heroine, marijuana, and PCP. Penalties for these offenses typically range from probation to 20 years.
Federal and State offenses relating to the use, possession, and distribution of firearms. These offenses are extremely serious, especially when combined with narcotics or violent felonies. Penalties for these offenses typically range from probation to 20 years.
Causing serious bodily injury, typically with a firearm or other dangerous weapon. Penalties for these offenses typically range from probation to 20 years.
Major Theft and Fraud
Federal and States offenses including identify theft, bank fraud, credit card fraud, Theft over $500.00, and burglary. Includes attempted and conspiracy charges. Penalties typically range from probation to 15 years.
Unlawful threatening to inflict bodily harm, or inflicting bodily harm, usually absent the presence of a dangerous weapons. Penalties typically range from probation to 10 years
State and Federal Offenses relating to the possession of controlled dangerous substances such as crack, cocaine, heroine, marijuana, and PCP. Penalties for these offenses typically range from probation to 5 years.
Taking of property without consent or authorization; this is also referred to a “petty theft” and typically includes property valued under $500.00. Penalties typically range from probation to 18 months.
Offering money or something else of value to engage in sexual intercourse with another. This offense is taken extremely seriously in the District of Columbia and can result in jail time for up to 12 months.
Destruction of Property
Intentionally causing damage or destruction to another’s property. Penalties typically range from probation to 18 months.
DWI and Serious Traffic Offenses
Driving While Intoxicated
Includes lesser charges, such as Driving Under the Influence, Driving While Impaired, and Driving While Intoxicated. Penalties typically range from probation before judgment to 2 years depending on the number of convictions.
Driving on the roadways without due regard for the safety of other motorists. This offense is taken extremely seriously especially when combined with alcohol offenses.
License Suspension and Revocation Offenses
Driving on the roadway without proper and valid identification, registration, tags, or insurance. Penalties typically range from probation before judgment to 1 year pending on the number of convictions.
In addition to the above criminal offenses, Hecht & Associates, a criminal defense law firm, represents countless other criminal defense cases. If you are in need of criminal defense legal services, contact our criminal defense law firm for a consultation with a criminal defense lawyer. Through a legal consultation, our criminal defense attorneys can learn more about your case and how they can best represent your criminal defense case.