LA Obstruction of Justice Attorney
Los Angeles Obstruction of Justice Lawyer
Committing the crime of obstruction of justice is a very serious criminal offense. It is the crime of interfering with the administration and due process of the law. It includes the interference of any investigation or a criminal proceeding. In order to be charged, law enforcement must believe or have strong evidence that you influenced or attempted to influence a proceeding or an investigation in some manner. A conviction for obstruction of justice can result in jail term of up to ten years, depending upon the obstruction committed. It can also result in heavy fines, community service, probation and a misdemeanor or felony charge on your criminal record. A few examples of offenses that may be considered an obstruction of justice include the following:
- Lying to law enforcement during questioning
- Giving a false statement
- Falsifying, hiding or destroying evidence
- Falsifying, hiding or destroying documents
- Paying someone else to give false evidence or testimony
- Attempting to influence a jury or witness before or during trial
- Assaulting or threatening a person for operating in a police investigation
At the Hedding Law Firm, we recommend that you meet with a professional and experienced criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible to protect your rights. Failure to do so will be damaging to your case. An obstruction of justice charge can be tried in state or federal court, depending on the proceeding that was interfered with. Our lawyers are well qualified and educated in both state and federal legal systems. We will personally review your case and provide you with a strong defense.
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Your future is at stake. Do not hesitate another minute to protect your rights and your freedom. Call our law firm today for your free case consultation. We will meet with you face to face and determine what action should be taken in your defense. It is our goal to provide you with exceptional legal advice for your obstruction of justice case.
Accused of obstruction of justice in Los Angeles, California? Contact an attorney at our firm today!