San Diego Criminal Defense Attorney
Home Page Contact Our Firm En Espanol Call Toll-Free: (888) 321-9558
Firm Overview Credentials Meet Our Staff Resources Case Results
Hire a Criminal Law Specialist! Client Testimonials

Obstruction of Justice

San Diego Criminal Defense Lawyer

Interfering with the administration or proceedings of courts, the judicial system or law enforcement agencies is illegal and is referred to as the “obstruction of justice.” If the prosecution was unsuccessful in charging you for a crime you allegedly committed, they may then try to charge you with obstruction of justice, which may include a state prison sentence of up to 8 years.

San Diego criminal attorney James N. Dicks has experience in defending clients accused of obstruction of justice. This is a tricky area of law that requires attention to detail and persistence in order to have a chance of proving the innocence of the defendant or lack of evidence on the part of the prosecution. An experienced attorney is the best chance you have to protect your future and avoid serving prison time. Attorney James Dick has the resources and staff necessary to defend you in your obstruction of justice case.

Obstruction of Justice in California

The obstruction of justice can be achieved through any one or more of a number of actions:

  • Threatening witnesses or jurors
  • Interfering with an arrest
  • Bribing witnesses, jurors, law enforcement officers, judges or lawyers involved in a case
  • Altering evidence in an investigation or a case
  • Hiding or destroying evidence
  • Any other actions that intentionally disrupt a case or otherwise alter the course of justice

If you are found guilty of obstruction of justice, you may be charged with a felony or a misdemeanor, with a prison sentence of up to 5 years as well as fines. If you were found to obstruct justice in regards to international or domestic terrorism, you may be sentenced to state prison for a term of up to 8 years. Only a dedicated and aggressive defense lawyer can protect your rights and help you avoid a prison sentence.

San Diego Criminal Defense
Criminal Defense
Aiding and Abetting
Conspiracy
Domestic Violence
Drug Crimes
DUI Defense
Expungements
Extradition
Federal Crimes
Hit and Run
Internet Crimes
Juvenile Crimes
Military Crimes
Obstruction of Justice
Perjury
Pre-File Investigations
Restraining Order Violations
Sex Crimes
Stalking
Theft Crimes
Three Strike Crimes
Violent Crimes
Warrants
White Collar Crimes
Do I Need a Defense Attorney?
View Our Blog
Call JD Law: (888) 321-9558
11622 El Camino Real, Suite 100, San Diego, CA 92130
400 South Melrose Drive, Suite 109, Vista, CA 92081
Connect to Our Office Instantly
NACDA - CA DUI Lawyers
Attorney Web DesignThe information on this website is for general information purposes only. Nothing on this site should be taken as legal advice for any individual case or situation. This information is not intended to create, and receipt or viewing does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship.

JD Law - San Diego Criminal Defense Lawyer
Located at 11622 El Camino Real, Suite 100 San Diego, CA 92130. View Map
Phone: (888) 321-9558 | Local Phone: (760) 630-2000.
Website: