Domestic Assault/Domestic Violence

misdemeanor or felony?

There are two basic types of domestic assault in Maryland: First Degree (Felony) and Second Degree (Misdemeanor). However, both carry substantial prison terms and fines, and are taken very seriously by prosecutors. Contact us for more information. You may also be charged with Reckless Endangerment or other offenses. Call or email today, your future may depend on it!

WHAT's the first step?

If you were arrested or issued a summons for domestic assault, you want to act quickly to gather evidence and prepare a defense. Call Mr. Cleckner on his cellphone at (301) 801-8140 for a free consultation over the telephone or to set up an in-person appointment, and he will answer any questions you have.


An assault conviction can cause serious problems with your ability to get a job. We'd be happy to discuss your options with you. We handle all facets of criminal and jailable traffic defense, and if we can't answer your questions, we'll do some research or find someone who can answer them.