If you have been arrested in the Orlando area for a violation of 843.01, Resisting Arrest with Violence, call us now at 407-218-6277 for a free evaluation of your case. We are available 24/7 to answer your call.
Resisting arrest with violence is a third degree felony punishable by up to five years in a Florida prison. To prove a charge of resisting with violence, the State must show that you:
willfully resisted or opposed an officer
by threatening to do violence to the officer or by doing violence to the officer,
while they were executing legal process or while they were executing a legal duty.
The most common scenario for resisting arrest with violence is when you hit, kick or spit on an officer while they are arresting you.
The State Attorney takes the accusation of resisting arrest with violence very seriously. But there are defenses available to this charge. Call the experienced attorneys of Finebloom & Haenel today at 407-218-6277 for a thorough explanation of the defenses available to you.