Obstruction of Justice Charge
Have you been accused of obstructing justice in conjunction with a trial, court procedure, police investigation or other legal matter? Contact Musca Law today to discuss your matter with an experienced defense attorney.
The Florida criminal attorneys at our firm have over 100 years of combined legal experience, and we offer a free case evaluation to discuss your particular case and what we can do to help you. Our legal team works together to utilize our individual strengths and therefore provide even more effective legal representation. Musca Law represents clients throughout the entire state.
Obstruction of Justice Acts in Florida
There are numerous ways that one may commit the crime of obstructing justice. Also referred to as “obstruction of justice,” this offense involves an action or inaction done for the purpose or with the end result of hindering law enforcement, prosecutors, courts or other governmental agencies. There are numerous types of specific offenses that relate to obstructing justice, all listed in Florida Statutes, Chapter 843. Some of these particular offenses are listed below:
- Resisting an officer
- Neglect or refusal to aid police officers
- Falsely impersonating a police officer
- Escape through negligence or voluntary action of an officer
- Possession of a concealed handcuff key
- Delivering tools to jail to aid in escape
- Failure to appear after release on bail
- Fleeing or attempting to evade law enforcement
- Offenses against police animals
- Unlawful use of police communications
- Depriving the victim of a crime of medical care
Consult a Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer
It is dangerous to be accused of any type of criminal offense. Your freedom is at stake and your future is on the line. Your family will also be affected, particularly if you are the primary wage-earner. Your reputation as well as personal and professional relationships will likely suffer. If you or someone you know has been arrested for obstructing justice, take a moment to contact a Florida defense lawyer at our firm. We can help you get started on the right path to avoiding a conviction.
Contact a criminal defense attorney at our firm to discuss your Florida obstruction of justice charges.