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Prominent Northern Maryland Criminal Defense Lawyer

Whether you have already been charged with a misdemeanor or felony, or are under investigation for a crime, it is important to understand that the decisions you make regarding your criminal defense attorney can have a major impact on your future. Nearly every lawyer will tell you that they can represent you. However, when your future and freedom are at stake, you need more than just assurances.

At the Law Office of Michael J. Onifer, III, P.A., we immediately move to protect and assert our client's rights. For example, if a warrant has been issued for your arrest, we may be able to help you avoid being arrested at work or from being held overnight to await a bond hearing. As your attorney, Mr. Onifer works with forensic experts, analysts, lab technicians and investigators to challenge the actions of law enforcement officials and the evidence presented by prosecutors.

Regardless of whether you're under investigation or have already been arrested, we can help you. To schedule a confidential consultation, contact criminal defense attorney Michael J. Onifer today.

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As an experienced criminal defense lawyer, attorney Michael J. Onifer III has earned a reputation among clients and legal professionals throughout the criminal justice system as an attorney who will take the measures necessary to present the strongest case possible for your defense. At our firm you will work directly with Mr. Onifer from the first moment you retain us, throughout the entire legal process. We answer your questions quickly and honestly and make sure that you fully understand how your rights may be affected by the charges.

Contact us to discuss your misdemeanor or felony charges with attorney Michael J. Onifer III right away.

We have extensive experience successfully handling criminal charges such as:

Mr. Onifer has nearly 13 years of experience providing effective criminal defense representation for residents of communities throughout northeast Maryland and northern New Jersey. Contact us as soon as possible.

"I was charged with possession with intent to distribute heroin. I was arrested and my baby was taken to social services. It seems that my world was crashing down quickly. Mr. Onifer is my father's attorney and he agreed to represent me. He had me enroll in drug and alcohol therapy and I was able to get my child back. On my trial date he convinced the Judge to give me a probation before judgment verdict." --Alexandra Orem

"I was charged with second-degree assault and malicious destruction of property and Mr. Onifer was able to have both charges dismissed." --Michael Elliot
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Michael J. Onifer, III, PA
Attorney and Counselor at Law

147 E. Main St.
Elkton, MD 21921
Phone: 410-885-4032
Fax: 410-620-2401
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The Law Office of Michael J. Onifer III, P.A., provides legal advice and representation for individuals and families in Elkton, Maryland, and nearby communities throughout northeast Maryland, including Chestertown, Snow Hill, Ocean City, Centreville, Bel Air, Aberdeen and Havre de Grace, Maryland. The Law Office of Michael J. Onifer, III, P.A., also serves the legal needs of residents of Newark, New Jersey, and nearby communities throughout northern New Jersey.

Cecil County • Harford County • Worchester County • Queen Anne's County

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