Resisting Arrest with Violence Criminal Defense Attorney to Fight your South Florida Charge

resisting arrest with violence is a felony obstruction of justice crime - this man had been resisting arrest in this photo with police. IF facing criminal charges, Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense attorney could help this man.It can be intimidating to find out you’re facing Resisting Arrest with Violence charges in South Florida. Rossen Law Firm is dedicated to providing premiere representation to educate you on the process and to protect your rights as fully as possible. 

What is a Resisting Arrest with Violence Crime in Florida?

In Florida, Resisting an Officer With Violence occurs where a defendant knowingly resists or obstructs police by committing or suggesting to commit a violent act towards 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 FLORIDA 

Resisting Arrest with Violence in Florida 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 Resisting with Violence cases - which is why you need a skilled criminal defense attorney on your side. 

RESISTING ARREST WITH VIOLENCE CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY IN SOUTH FLORIDA

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. 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.

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HOW WE WIN RESISTING ARREST WITH VIOLENCE CASES IN FLORIDA