Resisting Arrest Can Be A Subjective Charge
Charging someone with resisting arrest is always a matter of interpretation by the arresting police officers at the scene. Struggling to prevent injury while a police officer holds you to the ground during handcuffing isn’t resisting arrest. It is often a matter of self-preservation. Prosecutors are often quick to add the charge, however, when they want to increase a jail or prison sentence.
If you have been charged with resisting arrest in a Utah criminal case, the criminal defense law firm of Greg Smith and Associates is ready to protect your rights. We have extensive experience aggressively fighting to prevent the prosecutor from tacking on additional charges that are not part of the primary offense, including:
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We know that this is a challenging time for you and your family. Our clients rate us very high for our legal skills and knowledge, but also for our caring service and honest communication. Whenever you have a question about your case or concerns about how things are going, you are encouraged to call to speak directly with a lawyer.
Contact A Salt Lake City Criminal Defense Attorney
If you or a loved one has been arrested or charged with a crime or charged with resisting arrest, contact a Salt Lake City criminal defense lawyer at Greg Smith and Associate for initial consultation at our office in West Jordan or Park City. You can call 801-651-1512 or contact us online.