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When your life, liberty and future are at stake, turning to a legal advocate with clear-cut skills and tenacity to protect your rights is vital.

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Serving clients in Anne Arundel and surrounding counties with criminal defense and family law matters.

Representing Annapolis And Beyond For Over 15 Years 

For more than 15 years, attorney Kathleen Kirchner has been helping individuals in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County find solutions to a wide range of legal matters.

Defending clients against serious felonies to advocating for children in family law custody disputes, she is no rookie to the courtroom and has the top-notch negotiation skills you need on your side to protect your interests.

“I am here to provide sound legal advice based on your goals – not mine.”

– Kathleen Kirchner

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Criminal Defense Practice

Family Law Matters

A few facts you should know about the Miranda Warning

Most people have a hard time making good decisions when they feel stressed out, and getting arrested is no exception. Sadly, police know this. When under arrest, many will attempt to put the pressure on. Some officers will threaten, lie, and claim they are "helping...

What is post-conviction relief?

A criminal defense attorney plays multiple roles in providing defense to an individual facing charges, including before, during and after trial. Criminal defense attorneys are particularly useful in pursuing what's known as post-conviction relief. A defense attorney's...

Unforeseen consequences of a DUI

Maryland, like many states, have passed strict penalties for those convicted of DUI. In Maryland, first time offenders can face a steep fines, jail time, loss of a license among others. Many drivers may be aware of this is all or part. But many drivers may not be...

Do you need a post-decree modification after a Maryland divorce?

There are two ways that couples end up with enforceable support and custody orders at the end of a divorce. Some couples file uncontested divorces because they either have a marital agreement clarifying their obligations to one another or they negotiated with one...

Do you know the penalties for DUI in Maryland?

Plenty of people go out for the night not thinking about the risk of driving while intoxicated. Unfortunately, even with the best intentions, some people do get pulled over for driving dangerously or recklessly. They may be charged with DUI and arrested. If this...

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