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Obstruction of Justice Defense Attorney in Miami
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Have you been charged with the obstruction of justice? If so, then you need to understand exactly what it is you are facing and how best to deal with it. There are numerous things that may be charged as the obstruction of justice and the penalties are complex and can vary. This is why it extremely important to obtain an experienced attorney to help educate and prepare you to fight against your charges. As a former prosecutor, Evan Hoffman has a wealth of experience and the advantage of understanding both sides of the criminal justice system. When you hire him to represent you, he uses this knowledge to help construct your defense.
If you’re facing an obstruction of justice charge and are unsure of your options, give The Hoffman Firm a call. We’ll arrange a free consultation with our Miami obstruction of justice defense attorney who has multiple years of experience defending clients both in and out of the courtroom.
What Is Obstruction of Justice?
There are many ways in which something can be considered obstruction of justice, but it generally involves someone who has obstructed or attempted to disrupt the actions of law enforcement, criminal court personnel, government agencies, or any other related individuals or agencies.
Some specific examples of obstruction of justice are:
- Resisting arrest
- Altering/stealing evidence
- Fleeing and eluding police
- Interfering with an investigation
Obstruction of Justice Penalties in Florida
Penalties for obstruction of justice depend on the particular nature of the offense and range from a misdemeanor to felony charges. Some of these penalties include imprisonment anywhere from 5 years to 30 years to lifetime depending on the circumstances of the offense.
For example, a person may be found guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree, punishable as provided in §775.082 or §775.083 if he or she obstructs justice without doing violence to the officer.
We’re Available to Answer All Your Legal Questions
Obstruction of justice is considered a very serious crime and the penalties can be quite stiff. If you are facing charges, you need to take the time to contact an attorney to allow them to appraise your particular case and advise you as to your best defense strategy. At The Hoffman Firm, our Miami obstruction of justice defense attorney understands the complexities involved in handling such cases. If you’ve got questions about your case, we will happily discuss them with you and find you the answers you need.
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Decades of ExperienceAttorney Evan Hoffman has over two decades of experience fighting for the accused.
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Florida Former State ProsecutorAttorney Evan Hoffman has extensive knowledge of the strategies used by prosecutors throughout Florida.
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