Ferguson & Ferguson
Attorneys at Law
Obstruction of justice in Alabama is defined as using a false identity if he or she uses identification documents or identifying information of another person or a fictitious person to avoid summons, arrest, prosecution, or to impede a criminal investigation. Obstruction of justice is a very broad area of law that includes many unlawful acts, such as:
- Interfering with a criminal investigation
- Interfering with a criminal proceeding
- Interfering with an arrest
- Giving false statements or information
- Lying to a law enforcement officer
Penalties for Obstruction of Justice
Obstruction of justice is a Class C felony. If convicted, you could serve between 1-10 years in the state penitentiary. Your sentence could result in a number of penalties, including time in prison, fines, community service, probation, and more.
Have you been wrongfully charged with obstructing justice in Huntsville or Decatur, Alabama? If you have been charged with obstruction of justice, you should contact an experienced defense attorney now. Huntsville criminal defense lawyer Randy W. Ferguson has defended clients charged with obstruction of justice for more than 22 years. Mr. Ferguson will sit down with you to review your charges, discuss your best options, and address your questions and concerns. We will aggressively challenge the prosecution’s case. We understand how serious it is if you get a criminal conviction. If you are facing charges for obstruction of justice, do not settle for an inexperienced attorney. Call Randy W. Ferguson now. Call 256-534-3435. We can help.