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TAMPERING WITH A WITNESS OR VICTIM

Tampering with a witness or victim can be a serious charge, requiring the services of an esteemed Denver defense lawyer.

Depending upon the circumstances of the case, a person can be charged with tampering with a witness or victim if the individual intentionally attempts, without bribery or threats, to induce a prospective witness or victim in any official proceeding to:

  • Testify falsely or unlawfully withhold any testimony; or
  • Be absent from a official proceeding to which he has been legally summoned; or
  • Avoid service of a summons or subpoena to testify.

Tampering with a witness or victim is a class 4 felony.

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