|Over $500 worth of property damage||Under $500 worth or property damage|
|3 years and/or $2,500||60 days and/or $500|
Charged with Malicious Destruction/Vandalism in Maryland?
§ 6-301. Malicious destruction — Generally (a) Prohibited. — A person may not willfully and maliciously destroy, injure, or deface the real or personal property of another.(b) Penalty — Property damage of at least $500. — A person who, in violation of this section, causes damage of at least $ 500 to the property is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 3 years or a fine not exceeding $2,500 or both.(c) Same — Property damage of less than $500. — A person who, in violation of this section, causes damage of less than $ 500 to the property is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 60 days or a fine not exceeding $ 500 or both.
Other forms of vandalism are set forth in the Criminal law Articles 6-302, 6-303, 6-304, 8-305, 6-306 and 6-307
In any malicious destruction or vandalism charge, it is critical to get legal representation from a Maryland vandalism malicious destruction defense attorney.
Malicious Destruction Vandalism Defense Lawyer in Maryland
Any malicious destruction or vandalism charge must be defended by a skilled criminal defense lawyer from the Law Offices of John Adams. If you or a loved one are facing such a charge, it is crucial that you get legal representation to fight aggressively on your behalf.
Contact a Maryland Malicious Destruction Vandalism Defense Attorney from the Law Offices of John Adams represent you.