Charged With Resisting an Officer With/Without Violence?
Have you been charged with resisting an officer with or without violence? You may have been merely asking the officer a question during an investigation or made some sort of movement, resulting in the officer accusing you of resisting arrest. Whether you took any physical action or not, if you are charged with resisting an officer, Orlando attorney James J. Gigliotti can help protect your rights.
Under Florida Statute 843.02, resisting an officer without violence is a first-degree misdemeanor punishable by up to one year in the county jail and a fine of $1,000. Resisting with Violence, Florida Statute 843.01, is a third-degree felony punishable by up to five years in prison and a fine of $5,000. These are serious charges and should not be faced without an experienced attorney working on your behalf. If you have been accused of resisting an officer, contact Orlando attorney James J. Gigliotti toll free at 888-858-9431.
Resisting arrest can involve charges related to disorderly conduct, obstruction of justice, and battery on a police officer.
Orlando, Florida, attorney James J. Gigliotti has a decade of experience in criminal defense. He offers free initial consultations. During this time, Mr. Gigliotti will sit down with you and discuss the events that led to your being charged and the best possible strategy for your defense. He will work zealously and aggressively to protect your rights and your future.
The Law Offices of James J. Gigliotti serves clients throughout Florida in communities such as Orlando, Winter Springs, Lake Mary, Daytona Beach, Winter Park, Sanford, Casselberry, Oviedo, Altamonte Springs, Longwood, Maitland, Apopka, Winter Garden, Windermere, Kissimmee, Titusville, Clermont, Leesburg, Mount Dora, DeLand, Deltona and others throughout Orange County, Osceola County, Seminole County, Lake County and Volusia County.
Free Initial Consultation: Florida Disorderly Conduct Defense Lawyer
A criminal conviction can damage your record forever. Don't risk this severe consequence by hiring just any attorney. Contact an experienced criminal defense attorney. For a free initial consultation, call attorney James J. Gigliotti toll free at 888-858-9431.