Kline Law Group LLC in Hagerstown, MD. We are criminal defense attorneys in Hagerstown and we have successfully handled the following cases in Washington, Frederick, Allegany, Cecil, Wicomico and Baltimore City counties:
First and Second Murder and Attempted Murder
First and Second Degree Assault
DUI/DWI/Driving while Impaired
Drugs - Possession/Distribution
Sexual Offense, Rape
Post Conviction Relief
It's never a good idea to wait, no matter what the charges are. Get on top of your case by calling Kline Law Group. Our lawyers will immediately start investigating the facts, interview witnesses and intervene on your behalf. With over 30 years experience we offer effective misdemeanor defense and felony defense to our clients in Cecil, Wicomico, Frederick, Washington, Montgomery, Allegany and Garrett Counties and throughout the state.
We are consistently in the newspapers for handling high profile cases in this area. See our recent press releases
Child Neglect Resulting in Death - Managing Partner, Robert Kline, is representing the mother of a child charged with neglect of the minor resulting in the child's death in Washington County. (State v. Thrasher). https://www.heraldmailmedia.com/story/news/crime/2022/07/29/washington-county-woman-held-in-death-of-5-year-old-son/65386938007/
First Degree Murder, Arson - Managing Partner, Robert Kline, was able to secure a plea deal for the Defendant of Manslaughter resulting in 15 years actual time of incarceration with dismissal of remaining counts in Allegany County. (State v. Sweeney) https://www.times-news.com/news/local_news/new-york-man-charged-with-murder-after-body-found-in-apartment-fire/article_487009ec-53bf-11ec-ae79-ffb602b57fca.html; https://www.dcnewsnow.com/news/local-news/maryland/cumberland-police-investigate-early-morning-homicide/
Child Pornography -Managing Partner, Robert Kline, represented the father in a child molestation case and was able to have all state counts of child pornography dismissed by the State in Cecil County. (State v. Colby).https://www.newsbreak.com/news/2516948180415/police-elkton-area-couple-molested-their-baby-girl-on-camera
Attempted First and Second Degree Murder - Managing Partner, Robert Kline, was able to secure a not guilty verdict as to all counts, including attempted murder charges, first degree assault and firearm charges in Cecil County. (State v. Barton).
Attempted First and Second Degree Murder, Home Invasion - Managing Partner, Robert Kline, was able to resolve the matter with a plea to home invasion with all remaining charges dismissed by the State. (State v. Smith-Lum).
Attempted First and Second Degree Murder - Managing Partner, Robert Kline, was able to secure a time served sentence for one of 3 men charged with attempted murder. (State v. Blackwell). https://www.heraldmailmedia.com/story/news/local/2021/08/19/trio-charged-april-2020-shooting-hagerstown-take-plea-agreements/8169391002/
First and Second Degree Assault - Managing Partner, Robert Kline, was able after 14 years and multiple appeals to have all charges dropped and dismissed by the State's Attorneys Office in Cecil County. (State v. Kranz)
Handgun Charges/Possession - Managing Partner, Robert Kline, represented an individual accused of possession of a handgun, transporting a handgun, and numerous drug charges. After two suppression hearings, and multiple motions to dismiss, Mr. Kline was able to have the majority of the charges dismissed by the State's Attorney at the first trial before the trial was declared a mistrial. Ultimately the case was "stetted" by the State's Attorney resulting in the free release of our client. (State v. Spencer) https://www.heraldmailmedia.com/news/local/washington-county-sheriff-s-deputy-gets-a-whiff-makes-drug/article_b2b700b0-7f08-11e8-8754-ab43f948ce60.html
CDS- Possession with Intent to Distribute - Managing Partner, Robert Kline, was able to secure an acquittal on 7 counts of CDS charges in Allegany County. State v. Mackall, Case No. 19-000682.
Bomb/Explosive Device - Managing Partner, Robert Kline, represented an individual accused of possessing, using and/or manufacturing an explosive device/bomb in Washington Count. First, Kline was able to have his client released on bail. After being released on bail, and filing appropriate Motions with the Court, Kline successfully argued for Thorn's sentence to be limited to the time his client had already served. (State v. Thorn).
Homeowner Litigation - Managing Partner, Robert Kline, is
representing a homeowner in Cecil County, MD. Homeowner is suing the Town of Port Deposit, Cecil County Department of Public Works, and State of Maryland, State Highway Administration over flood and water damage. Robert Kline was able to successfully put forward claims of trespass, negligence, and negligent supervision against the parties.
Sexual Abuse - Managing Partner, Robert Kline, was successful in arguing for a bail for a person accused of sexual abuse. (State v. Merson)
Sexual Abuse - Managing Partner, Robert Kline, was successful in arguing for a bail for a person accused of sexual abuse. (State v. Barnard)
Burglaries - Managing Partner, Robert Kline, argued suppression of the use of a GPS tracker on a vehicle (State v. Gardner)
Burglaries - Managing Partner, Robert Kline, is representing a young man accused of multiple burglaries in the Washington County area. (State v. Grimm)
Mr. Kline was able to have the 32 counts of burglary reduced to just one count of conspiracy in a favorable plea deal. https://www.heraldmailmedia.com/news/local/hagerstown-area-man-gets-four-years-for-shed-break-ins/article_f01e4699-7dd9-5002-886b-9e2c49278cb7.html
Arson- Managing Partner, Robert Kline, represented a person accused of Firsts Degree Arson. Robert Kline was able to successfully argue that the sentence for the client should be the time served on the arson charge resulting in the client being released from the detention center after less than 6 months being incarcerated. (State v. Kuehnle)
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