Resisting With Violence

Police officers will often tack on an additional charge of Resisting With Violence when the defendant gives the officer difficulty during their encounter. It is important to remember that the State need not prove that the officer suffered an injury. The State only needs to prove that the defendant restricted, obstructed, or opposed an officer’s lawful command.

843.01 Resisting officer with violence to his or per person.

If you or a friend or family member were arrested for Resisting with Violence, regardless of whether the crime allegedly occurred inMelbourne, Palm Bay, Cocoa, Cocoa Beach, Merritt Island, Titusville, Rockledge, Cape Canaveral, Satellite Beach, Indian Harbour Beach, West Melbourne, Melbourne Village,  Melbourne Beach, Indialantic, Palm Shores, Grant-Valkaria, Mims, or anywhere else in Brevard County, contact me to immediately schedule your free consultation.

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