Resisting Arrest or Obstruction of Peace Officers
Resisting or obstructing allegations can take many different forms. Most commonly these allegations arise when law enforcement officers feel a person tried to prevent an arrest from occurring. However resisting and obstructing allegations can also occur if a person threatens a law enforcement officer.
Regardless of how the allegations arose criminal defense attorney Kresta Daly believes the most effective criminal defense strategy is one that actively involves her clients. Kresta and her team at Barth Daly LLP believe the best defense to criminal allegations includes keeping a client informed of developments in their case. Kresta and her criminal defense colleagues at Barth Daly LLP work hard to understand exactly what happened and how to develop an effective defense strategy.
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Our team has years of experience defending against criminal accusations such as resisting or obstructing. In order to effectively defend against allegations of resisting or obstructing we take the time to get the know our client and the circumstances that lead them to our office. It’s through getting to know our clients and understanding their unique set of circumstances that we are able to develop the best defense. We firmly believe our clients are best served by being informed and receiving our honest opinion about their case.
Penal Code 69 – Obstructing Or Resisting Executive Officers
Every person who attempts, by means of any threat or violence, to deter or prevent an executive officer from performing any duty imposed upon such officer by law, or who knowingly resists, by the use of force or violence, such officer, in the performance of his duty, is punishable by a fine not exceeding ten thousand dollars ($10,000), or by imprisonment pursuant to subdivision (h) of Section 1170, or in a county jail not exceeding one year, or by both such fine and imprisonment.