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INTIMIDATING A WITNESS OR VICTIM

Intimidating a witness or victim can be a serious charge, requiring the services of an esteemed Denver defense attorney.

Depending upon the circumstances of the case, a person can be charged with intimidating a witness or victim if the individual, by use of a threat, harassment, harm, or injury committed upon a prospective witness or a victim to any crime, or upon one related to such an individual, intentionally attempts to or does:

  • Influence the witness or victim to testify falsely or unlawfully withhold any testimony; or
  • Induce the witness or victim to avoid legal process summoning him to testify; or
  • Induce the witness or victim to absent himself or herself from an official proceeding; or
  • Inflict such harm or injury prior to such testimony or expected testimony.

Intimidating a witness or victim is a class 4 felony.

If you or someone you know is being charged with intimidating a witness or victim, it is important that you talk to a Denver defense lawyer immediately. Contact a trial tested, result oriented Colorado criminal lawyer at Newell & Decker today to discuss the case.