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At The Law Office of Robert Castro, we have defended thousands of clients in criminal cases, handling everything from misdemeanor drug cases to felony assault accusations. We fight for clients in traffic cases, and our courtroom-tested defenders are prepared to battle the toughest felony charges. As we are backed by decades of proven victories and client recommendations, you can rely on our Charles County criminal defense lawyers no matter what criminal allegations you face. We realize what is at stake for you, and we know how to aggressively protect your interests, your rights, and your future. Our Waldorf criminal attorney is familiar with local courts, prosecutors, and the strategies available to you under Maryland law, and we are prepared to leverage our decades of insight to help you keep your permanent record clear of a criminal conviction. Please don’t hesitate to learn how we can put our more than 20 years of criminal defense experience to work for you.



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