Obstruction & Resisting

Obstruction of justice charges are described as the interference of the work of the police, investigators, as well as other government officials. Obstruction of justice charges and penalties vary depending on the severity of the crime as well as the extent of damage done. Our Duluth criminal defense lawyer can provide you with the aggressive defense you need. To learn more about how Poole Law Office PLLC can help you, contact us now to schedule your free consultation.

Types of Obstruction Charges

The most common types of obstruction of justice charges are:

  • Escape
  • Witness tampering
  • Falsely reporting a crime
  • Interference with a body
  • Resisting arrest

We understand there are two sides to every story and things are not always what they seem.  Contact us today to have your story heard and a defense designed to give you the best possible resolution.

Obstruction and Resisting Arrest Penalties

The penalties of obstruction due to resisting arrest includes up to 90 days in jail and a fine of up to $700 for simple resisting, up to 1 year in jail and $3,000 in fines for resisting arrest with force, and up to 5 years in prison and $10,000 in fines for felony obstruction of justice with risk of causing harm to another or death. If you are accused of any of these, your Duluth criminal defense lawyer can work by your side to ensure you receive the best outcome in your case.

Contact an Obstruction & Resisting Lawyer

If you have been charged with obstruction of justice or resisting arrest, you need an attorney to reveal the facts in your case. Poole Law Office PLLC has the experience that you need to receive a fair outcome. To learn more about how we can help you, contact our office today.

Poole Law Office PLLC also practices in the areas of criminal defense, DWI, divorce and bankruptcy.

(The content on this page is for informational purposes only, shall not be used as legal advice, and is absolutely no substitute for contacting an attorney for help)