Arlington Heights Obstructing/ Resisting Defense Attorneys
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According to Illinois law, resisting or obstructing a peace officer, firefighter,
or correctional institution employee includes knowingly resisting or obstructing
the performance of an official’s duty. If anyone does so, he or
she would be guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.
If you’ve been accused of obstructing/ resisting an official in an
act within his or her official capacity, you will need an excellent Arlington
Heights criminal defense attorney to represent you.
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A charge of obstructing/ resisting would be considered a Class A misdemeanor,
which is the worst kind of misdemeanor and is one step below a felony.
Conviction allows a judge to sentence a person to up to 1 year in jail
and a fine of $2,500 in addition to a mandatory 48-hour imprisonment or
100 hours of community service:
- Work release
- Home detention
If during the crime a person caused injury to an official, it is considered
a Class 4 felony, which can lead to 1 to 3 years in prison and a huge
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A felony on your record can cause you any number of problems if a criminal
background check is required, which could cost you a job. Additionally,
you may not be able to afford the high fine or the lost time if you’re
sentenced to jail. If you find yourself accused of obstructing/ resisting
an official, you need an
experienced Arlington Heights criminal defense attorney on your side. Ahmad Law Firm is a highly rated firm with attorneys who
have tried thousands of criminal cases. Let us use our dedication and
knowledge to help defend your rights and freedom.
Call us at 312-702-0878 or fill out our online form
to schedule your free consultation today.