Obstruction of Justice

Rhode Island Obstruction of Justice Defense

Are You Facing Obstruction of Justice Charges?

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If you have been charged with obstruction of justice and don't know where to turn for help, getting the correct legal advice should be your first step. Contact a Rhode Island criminal defense lawyer today to find out what your legal options are.

Obstruction of justice is a broad term which encompasses acts which are designed to hinder, delay, intimidate individuals carrying out their professional duties or prevent the administration of justice. Obstruction of justice can be charged when a person interferes with a police officer, government entity or agency or the judicial system, including judges, court employees and jurors.

Obstruction of a Police Officer:

  • Up to one (1) year imprisonment; or
  • Up to $500 fine.

Filing False Police Report:

  • Up to one (1) year imprisonment;
  • Up to $500 fine; and/or
  • Both.
  • May also be required to make restitution for any damage caused to the person you falsely accused.

Obstruction of Judicial System:

  • Up to five (5) years imprisonment;
  • Up to $5,000 fine; and/or
  • Both.

Intimidation of Victims/Witnesses In Case:

  • Up to one (1) year imprisonment;
  • Up to $500 fine; and/or
  • Both.

Intimidation of Victims/Witnesses – Causes Physical Injury or Property Damage:

  • Up to five (5) years imprisonment;
  • Up to $5,000 fine; and/or
  • Both.

Once you have been arrested and charged with obstruction of justice it is crucial to have the proper legal representation for your defense. Circumstances surrounding your offense may increase the allowable consequences if convicted. You will need a knowledgeable and aggressive litigator on your side.

Criminal Defense Lawyer Serving Rhode Island

With over 30 years of litigation experience as a former prosecutor and a current Bail Commissioner, Attorney Humphrey is well versed in the proper legal course of action for your defense. He will present an aggressive and vigorous defense to obtain the best possible outcome for you. When facing obstruction of justice charges you will need to act promptly to procure qualified legal advice. Contact the Law Offices of Robert H. Humphrey today for quality legal defense of your charges. 

Contact a Rhode Island criminal defense attorney for dedicated, skilled legal defense! 

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