Cases Handled

Cooke & Kline LLC in Hagerstown, MD.  We are criminal defense attorneys in Hagerstown and we have successfully handled the following cases: 

Assault

Homocide

Sexual Abuse

DUI/DWI/Driving while Impaired

Domestic Abuse

Theft 

Drugs - Possession/Distribution

Guns 

Sexual Offense

Post Conviction Relief

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 It's never a good idea to wait, no matter what the charges are.   Get on top of your case by calling Cooke & Kline LLC.  Our lawyers will immediately start investigating the facts, interview witnesses and intervene on your behalf.  With over 65 years combined experience we offer effective misdemeanor defense and felony defense to our clients in Frederick, Washington, Montgomery, Allegany and Garrett Counties and throughout the state. 


We are consistently in the newspapers for handling high profile casesin this area.  See our recent press releases


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 


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).

https://www.heraldmailmedia.com/news/local/wicomico-county-man-charged-with-possession-of-explosive-device-in/article_ec85ee71-d032-50ad-b025-3cae2a926dd5.html 

https://www.heraldmailmedia.com/news/local/man-given-time-served-sentence-for-hancock-explosive-device-incident/article_bdac5129-7cd3-54a1-a7ff-63b9b1086ff4.html 

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.

 https://www.cecildaily.com/news/local_news/homeowner-sues-port-deposit-state-over-flood-damage/article_af1236c4-f178-535c-b3f6-2f696c0021b5.html 

Sexual Abuse -  Ira Cooke and Robert Kline were successful in obtaining an acquittal of a U.S. Air Force enlisted soldier after a 5 day trial at Joint Base Andrews, MD (See Order of Acquittal below). 

Sexual Abuse - Managing Partner, Robert Kline, was successful in arguing for a bail for a person accused of sexual abuse. (State v. Merson)

https://www.heraldmailmedia.com/news/local/boonsboro-man-charged-with-sexually-molesting-vulnerable-adult/article_facd6acf-61f7-5e96-90fb-62838dbcc1d5.html 

Sexual Abuse - Managing Partner, Robert Kline, was successful in arguing for a bail for a person accused of sexual abuse. (State v. Barnard)

https://www.heraldmailmedia.com/news/local/bond-set-for-man-accused-of-sexually-abusing-girl/article_3fe06a54-6be4-5abc-a8aa-cbdb0891fa99.html

Burglaries - Managing Partner, Robert Kline, argued suppression of the use of a GPS tracker on a vehicle (State v. Gardner)

 https://www.heraldmailmedia.com/news/local/frederick-man-loses-challenge-on-police-use-of-gps-tracker/article_16b0ee45-f267-5eaf-9b84-c7fa0163de82.html 

Burglaries -  Managing Partner, Robert Kline, is representing a young man accused of multiple burglaries in the Washington County area. (State v. Grimm)

https://www.heraldmailmedia.com/instant/hagerstown-area-man-indicted-in-eight-burglaries-held-without-bond/article_39fb46c6-e92b-11e8-8ef6-77297317fcda.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)

 https://www.heraldmailmedia.com/news/local/hagerstown-area-woman-pleads-guilty-to-burning-boyfriend-s-work/article_5a94b5c5-829e-5042-85c3-3b13777ad2b3.html 

https://www.heraldmailmedia.com/news/local/washington-county-woman-held-without-bond-on-arson-charge/article_5eb4b280-0f64-5882-89bc-12f93881e38e.html

Bank Robbery -   Ira Cooke was able to obtain a favorable sentence for a person accused of bank robbery.

https://www.heraldmailmedia.com/news/local/polite-hagerstown-bank-robber-gets-four-years/article_269fe07c-2c9e-11e8-b081-53b890c7a590.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=email&utm_campaign=user-share

Assault - Not Guilty -   Ira Cooke successfully defended a person accused of assaulting a woman. (State v. Turner)

https://www.heraldmailmedia.com/news/local/jury-finds-hagerstown-man-not-guilty-of-assaulting-woman/article_af6130d8-2649-11e8-8f8b-4b2d486ca7af.html



Experienced criminal defense attorneys in Hagerstown - Cooke & Kline LLC

Sexual Abuse - Acquittal


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