Obstruction of Justice
Aggressive Defense in Miami for Your Criminal Case
There are many different ways in which an individual can be accused of obstructing justice. Any action or inaction taken to either intentionally interfere with or adversely hinder the duties of a law enforcement officer, prosecuting attorney, judge, or other government official is an obstruction of justice. If you have been accused of obstructing justice, you will want to seek legal counsel from our firm's Miami criminal lawyer regardless of where you are at in the process, including:
- Police investigation
Why should you trust Seltzer Mayberg, LLC to represent you?
There are numerous reasons why you should choose Seltzer Mayberg, LLC. Here are just a few:
- Well-known for high-quality service
- Aggressively pursue justice for clients
- Have helped countless individuals avoid criminal charges
- We do not shy away from adversity
In cases where misunderstandings or simple mistakes have led to charges being filed for obstruction of justice and other criminal offenses, it is important to look to Seltzer Mayberg, LLC! When it all comes down to it, our firm is devoted to helping you understand your legal rights and actively pursuing all options to help you preserve your freedom.
What is considered to be an obstruction of justice in Miami?
An obstruction of justice occurs when an individual's actions prevent a law enforcement officer, court official, judge or any other person involved with the legal system from doing his or her assigned job. Some of the most common circumstances that could warrant obstruction of justice charges here in Miami include:
- Resisting an officer
- Refusing to aid a police officer
- Tampering with a witness
- Altering or concealing evidence
- Interfering with a police investigation
- Fleeing and eluding law enforcement
- Failure to appear in court
- Committing an offenses against a police animal
- Depriving a crime victim of medical care
Penalties for obstruction of justice will vary depending on the nature of the offense. You could be charged with either a misdemeanor or felony. If convicted, you could be facing imprisonment, fines, probation, the loss of your driver's license and other similar penalties.
Fighting for Freedom from Your Charges
If you have been arrested or charged with obstruction of justice, you may be frightened and wondering what comes next. We will answer any questions you may have and work closely to build a compelling defense strategy that will aid in getting your charges dismissed or in helping you obtain an acquittal at trial. If charges have not yet been filed against you, we will work tirelessly to help you be cleared of any wrongdoing.
Contact our firm to meet with a Miami criminal defense attorney to discuss your obstruction of justice case and review your options.