John Patrick Kudel, P.A. emphasizes the representation of individuals charged with all criminal, traffic and juvenile crimes in the State Courts of Maryland. Mr. Kudel has been practicing law in Montgomery County, Maryland since 1980 and has more than 36 years of litigation experience in the criminal and civil courts of Maryland, the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, and the United States Bankruptcy Court, including:
The firm represents individuals who are charged with either misdemeanors or felonies in the State Courts of Maryland. Mr. Kudel has represented individuals charged with crimes including Arson, Burglary, Robbery, Murder, Assault, Battery, Drug Possession and Possession with the Intent to Distribute, Animal Abuse, Child Abuse, Sex Offenses, DUI and DWI, Auto Manslaughter, Welfare Fraud, Prescription Fraud, Reckless Endangerment, Manslaughter, Assault on Inmates, Rape, Kidnapping, Carjacking, Stalking and Harassment, Misuse of Telephone, Misuse of internet/computer, Weapons Offenses, Destruction of Property, Trespass, Theft Offenses, Alcoholic Beverage Violations, Disturbing the Peace and Disorderly Conduct, Indecent Exposure, Child Pornography and Prostitution.
DUI & Serious Traffic Law3
The Firm represents clients in all traffic matters including drunk driving (DWI or DUI), and other serious traffic-related offenses such as driving after license revocation or license suspension, reckless driving, negligent driving, hit and run, etc. The Firm works vigorously to protect each individual’s driving record and also appears before the Motor Vehicle Administration on behalf of clients charged with these types of offenses.
The Firm provides services to juveniles facing juvenile delinquency charges in the State of Maryland, as well as juveniles facing expulsion from school.
The Firm provides legal representation for individuals injured in motor vehicle accidents, slip and fall incidents, dog bites, and all other types of injury, whether accidental or intentional.
Common types of medical malpractice include misdiagnosis, failure to diagnose or warn, incorrect cancer diagnosis, negligent emergency room care, improper care in obstetrics (pregnancy, labor and delivery), and other dangerous failures on the part of medical care providers.
Including business and corporate matters, commercial litigation and dispute resolution. The firm represents businesses in a variety of matters, from the drafting of contracts and corporate filings, to solving problems and disputes through arbitration, mediation, and litigation.
The Firm provides services in all aspects of domestic relations, including divorce, child custody, support, property distribution and pension issues.
Wills and Estates
Services provided include the creation of Living Wills, Powers of Attorney and Advanced Directives for Health Care Purposes.
Services provided to survivors of an individual whose death resulted from the wrongful act of another person, such as negligence (careless driving), intentional attack or assault, vehicular manslaughter, manslaughter or murder. Wrongful death is the basis for a lawsuit against the party or parties who caused the death, filed on behalf of the family members of the deceased who have lost the company and support of their relative.