Obstruction of justice is a broad category that includes crimes like committing perjury and trying to escape police custody. For instance, in the Orlando, FL area, if you learned about a crime after it was committed but didn't report it, you could be charged as an accessory after the fact. Often, a person with knowledge of a crime may fear for their own wellbeing should they betray the criminal. Panella Law Firm's legal team will make sure to share your side of the story in court.
What counts as obstruction of justice?
There are many ways to be charged with obstruction in the Orlando, FL area. Committing perjury or making an escape from police custody are clear instances of obstruction of justice. Some examples include...
- Tampering with evidence
- Resisting arrest
- Assaulting an officer
- Disobeying law enforcement
- Providing false information to law enforcement
All of these can be done accidently or in an act of self-preservation. Whether you were wrongly charged or you committed an act of obstruction (knowingly or unknowingly), Panella Law Firm can help set the record straight.