Obstruction of Justice Defense in West Palm Beach

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Obstruction of justice is a criminal charge that refers to any interference of the administration and due process of law. This can take place during an investigation, as well as during a trial.  

Examples of obstruction of justice are:

  • Bribing jurors or government witnesses 
  • Threatening or assaulting a person because they operated in a criminal investigation 
  • Lying to law enforcement by giving a false name or false and misleading statements regarding the circumstances of a crime 
  • Hiding or destroying evidence  

Obstruction of justice charges carry anywhere from 1 to 20 years imprisonment, and are often used to enhance a sentence on other charges. If you are facing obstruction of justice charges call today for a free in-office consultation.