As Managing Partner with Barzee Flores Attorneys At Law in Miami, William Barzee frequently assists clients in defending obstruction-of-justice charges. William Barzee notes that obstruction-of-justice charges vary widely in degree and severity and are particularly common in criminal cases where authorities feel that an individual has tampered with, destroyed, or withheld evidence.
Other proximate causes of obstruction-of-justice charges include making false statements about a crime or trying to influence a witness’s actions. Simply making a misleading statement pertaining to a case can be enough to bring about such a charge, and the same is true in regard to alerting a colleague or friend that a criminal case is imminent.
Charges are also frequently brought against plaintiffs when they refuse to cooperate with prosecuting attorneys in investigations about their affairs. With insufficient evidence at hand to prove the original case, prosecuting attorneys may use the threat of obstruction of justice to pressure the suspect into incriminating himself or herself and facing more serious charges. With expertise in the full range of such situations, William Barzee focuses on providing clients with an aggressive defense that fully protects their rights.