What is a Resisting Arrest with Violence Crime in Florida?
In South Florida, Resisting an Officer With Violence occurs when a defendant knowingly resists or obstructs police by committing or suggesting to commit a violent act ttoward an officer who is carrying out a lawful duty.
Learn more in the Florida statute: FLA. STAT. § 843.01 (2019)
CONSEQUENCE OF RESISTING ARREST WITH VIOLENCE IN SOUTH FLORIDA
Resisting Arrest with Violence in Fort Lauderdale is classified as a third-degree felony, with penalties of up to 5 years in prison or 5 years of probation, and fines of up to $5,000.
Even for defendants with no criminal history, jail or prison is a realistic possibility in South Florida Resisting Arrest with Violence cases – which is why you need a skilled criminal defense attorney on your side.
RESISTING ARREST WITH VIOLENCE CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY IN FORT LAUDERDALE
If you’re facing a Resisting an Officer/ Arrest With Violence charge – you’ve come to the right place. Rossen Law Firm has a wide range of experience providing a compassionate and individualized approach to Resisting an Officer With Violence charges.
While criminal charges and legal situations may feel hopeless, many others have been where you are, and Adam and his team have helped them come out the other side successfully.
Give our office a call if you’re facing Resisting an Officer With Violence charges in Fort Lauderdale. We’ll listen to your story, discuss the best action plan, and see what resources we have to help you and your case.
We understand that we’re defending your freedom, criminal record and future and we don’t take that lightly – we work our hardest to keep your life and your record intact.
Resisting Arrest with Violence Defenses
- Excessive Force: When the arresting officer used excessive force and the defendant’s actions were appropriate to repel the excessive force, this can be used as a defense.
- Lack of Knowledge: This defense can be used if the defendant did not know that the person he/she resisted was a law enforcement officer.
Free Resisting Arrest with Violence Defense Strategy Session
We’ve successfully handled a variety of Resisting Arrest with Violence cases and are confident in our ability to best represent you.
In fact, we even offer a FREE strategy session so you know how we’ll plan to get the best possible result for you and your case. Unlike most law firms, we don’t put a time limit on this meeting.
HOW WE WIN LOCAL RESISTING ARREST WITH VIOLENCE CASES
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