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Interference with Judicial Proceedings

What is Interfering with Judicial Proceedings in Arizona A.R.S. 13-2810?

A person commits interfering with judicial proceedings in Arizona if such person knowingly:

  1. engages in disorderly, disrespectful or insolent behavior during the session of a court which directly tends to interrupt its proceedings or impairs the respect due to its authority;
  2. disobeys or resists the lawful order, process or other mandate of a court; refuses to be sworn or affirmed as a witness in any court proceeding; publishes a false or grossly inaccurate report of a court proceeding;
  3. refuses to serve as a juror unless exempted by law; or fails inexcusably to attend a trial at which he has been chosen to serve as a juror.

Interfering with judicial proceedings encompasses a variety of related offenses. Some of these offenses include the tampering with a witness as well as tampering with physical evidence. Physical evidence can include any object, document, record or other thing of physical substance.

An experienced Arizona criminal defense attorney has the knowledge and skill to help a person accused of interfering with judicial proceedings to maneuver through the criminal justice system.

Contact Brian Di Pietro Law, PLLC today for a free case evaluation about your pending interfering with judicial proceedings case in Arizona. Brian Di Pietro is an experienced, tough, aggressive Phoenix criminal defense attorney who will work hard to fight the charges against you to achieve the most favorable outcome for your particular interfering with judicial proceedings case. Contact now Brian Di Pietro Law, PLLC at 623-242-2655 for a free confidential case evaluation about your interfering with judicial proceedings charge in Arizona.