Dallas Hindering Apprehension or Prosecution Attorney

You can be charged with hindering apprehension or prosecution, if it’s alleged you’ve intentionally engaged in conduct which hinders  the arrest, prosecution, conviction, or punishment of someone else.  More specifically, you can be arrested for hindering apprehension or prosecution if you harbor or conceal someone else, provide aid to someone so they can avoid arrest or effect escape, or warn someone else of impending arrest.  Hindering apprehension or prosecution is a class A misdemeanor, punishable by up to one year in the county jail, and up to a $4000 fine, unless the person whose apprehension or prosecution is alleged to have been hindered is charged with a felony, in which case hindering apprehension or prosecution is is third degre felony, with a penalty range of 2 to 10 years and fine of up to $10,000.

Facing charges of hindering arrest or prosecution?  You should call the Dallas criminal defense lawyers at Berlof & Newton, P.C.  (214) 494-8990.  Free consultation.  Our criminal defense attorneys each have over fifteen years of experience in the practice of criminal law.  Call now, or use the contact form, to contact one of our attorneys directly.  Se habla español.