Specializing in Criminal Defense, Traffic and DUI Defense and Family Law.
Felonies and Misdemeanors; Murder/Manslaughter, Domestic Violence, Assault, Robbery, Theft, Embezzlement, Fraud, Juvenile matters, Bail Hearing, Probation Violation, and much more!
Criminal law is a complex body of state and federal legislation. In fact, each state often sets its own definitions and punishments for state crimes. The majority of crimes are state crimes. Exceptions include causing damage to federal property or inflicting injury upon a federal employee.
Unfortunately, ignorance or failing to understand criminal law is rarely an adequate defense to avoid being found guilty.
Although an individual has the right to represent himself or herself during criminal trial proceedings, the consequences of having poor legal representation can be severe. Misdemeanors, which are lesser crimes, might only entail a fine or a brief jail sentence, but felonies, which are more serious crimes, can lead to long prison terms. This is why it is so important to have someone knowledgeable about the law argue on your behalf.
Not only can a lawyer be helpful arguing your defense, a lawyer can help you Pre-Trial and Post-Trial, even after you have been found guilty. Convictions can impact people's lives including their employment, security clearances, and the right to possess a firearm. A judge can modify or reduce a sentence after conviction. Also, new expungement laws even permit an individual in certain scenarios to clear their record of convictions, probation before judgment, or cases entered stet or nolle prosequi.
TRAFFIC OFFENSES & DUI
Traffic offenses such as; Driving on a Suspended or Revoked License, Driving without a License, DUI/DWI, Speeding, Red Light, Stop Sign, Seat Belt, Move Over, Negligent Driving, and all other traffic related offenses, including MVA hearings.
Divorce, Custody, Visitation, Child and Spousal support, Adoption, Marital Property issues, Protective Orders, Peace Orders, and more.
Family law deals with family-related issues and domestic relations.
WHY ALISON HEALEY
Alison M. Healey, Esq. is an attorney whose office, The Law Office of Alison Healey, LLC, is located in the heart of Bel Air, Maryland. Alison was admitted to the Maryland Bar on June 13, 2006. Since becoming an attorney, the focus of her practice has been criminal law. Alison spent over 12 years as a prosecutor at the Harford County State’s Attorney’s Office. During her tenure in that office, she rose to the level of Senior Assistant State’s Attorney as she was the Supervisor of the Domestic Violence Unit and supervised 7 attorneys and several other support staff members. Alison prosecuted all types of cases; misdemeanors and felonies ranging from murder to simple traffic cases, including DUI's. Now, she is using that experience to help people get the best results possible when they are charged with a criminal or traffic offense. She will fight for positive results.
Alison’s vast experience as a prosecutor makes her the attorney you need to defend your criminal case. She knows all the intricacies of a criminal case and can use that knowledge in your defense. Alison has not just handled all types of criminal charges, but more importantly, has actually taken those cases to trial before a jury. Alison's significant trial experience includes multiple murder and attempted murder trials. Any attorney can plead a client guilty, but a person charged with a crime needs an attorney who can try the case, if necessary, and win.
Alison’s years of work in the Domestic Violence Unit gave her an immense amount of experience in domestic and family law matters as these matters were often so intertwined. She will fight for what is right for the children in any situation and for the right result when a family or domestic conflict arises.
Alison is a trial attorney who is not afraid to fight for the results her client is seeking. She is the attorney you need for your case. Contact her today for a free consultation!