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OBSTRUCTION

Obstruction can be a serious charge, requiring the services of an esteemed Colorado criminal attorney.

Depending upon the circumstances of the case, a person can be charged with obstruction if the individual – by using or threatening to use violence, force, physical interference, or an obstacle – obstructs, impairs, or hinders the enforcement of law or the preservation of peace by a peace officer.

A person can also be charged with obstruction if the individual obstructs, impairs, or hinders the prevention, control, or abatement of a fire by a firefighter.

A person can also be charged with obstruction if the individual obstructs, impairs, or hinders the administration of medical treatment or emergency assistance by an emergency medical service provider or rescue specialist.

A person can also be charged with obstruction if the individual obstructs, impairs, or hinders the administration of emergency care or emergency assistance by a volunteer, acting in good faith to render such care or assistance without compensation at the place of an emergency or accident.

Obstructing is a class 2 misdemeanor.

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