Cumberland & Erly, LLC

Aggressive Calvert County Criminal Defense Lawyers with Integrity

Located in Prince Frederick, Cumberland & Erly, LLC has extensive experience defending the rights of people arrested and accused of criminal offenses in southern Maryland, ranging from minor infractions and misdemeanors to the most serious felony indictments. Most of our lawyers have served as prosecutors or special prosecutors, giving us a unique insight into how the prosecution may pursue a criminal case.

Criminal Cases We Handle in Calvert, Charles & St. Mary's County Courts

The criminal justice system is often intimidating for defendants. However, an advocate with experience and integrity can help you fight the charges against you, and maximize the opportunity for dismissal, acquittal, or reduced sentencing. Cumberland & Erly, LLC handles all types of felony and misdemeanor charges, including but not limited to:

  • Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DUI/DWI)
  • Traffic offenses, including reckless driving and driving with a suspended or revoked driver's licenses
  • Drug crimes, including possession, distribution, and narcotics sale
  • Theft and grand larceny
  • White collar fraud
  • Embezzlement
  • Sex offenses, including sexual abuse, sexual assault, and rape
  • Arson
  • Kidnapping
  • Assault and battery
  • Weapons charges
  • Violent crimes
  • Conspiracy
  • Manslaughter
  • Homicide

Although being charged with a crime may seem like an overwhelming experience, it does not have to be. Our firm has been a presence in the Calvert County court system for over three decades, becoming well-known and respected in the legal community and amassing a wealth of litigation skill and effective defense strategy. As a client, you can be confident that we will bring our combined knowledge, resources, and experience to bear in mounting a compelling defense on your behalf.

If you have been arrested for drunk driving, we have successfully handled numerous DUI cases, and can help you avoid the serious penalties associated with a conviction. Please see our DUI/DWI page for more information about these charges.

Representing Juvenile Offenders

While punishments for delinquent conduct are generally less severe than for adult convictions, juvenile offenses should never be taken lightly, as they can have a lasting impact on a child's life, potentially making it difficult to gain college admittance, join the military, or obtain certain employment. If your child has been charged with a crime or delinquent conduct, ranging from shoplifting to serious felonies, we can help you protect your child's rights and future.

Talk to an Experienced Calvert County Defense Lawyer about Fighting Criminal Charges

If you face criminal charges in state or federal court, your freedom and your reputation are worth fighting for. Do not hesitate to contact Cumberland & Erly, LLC for a free initial consultation with an experienced Calvert County criminal defense lawyer. When you retain our services, we will work tirelessly to ensure that you are given the best chance possible to defeat the charges against you and move forward with your life.