Got in a confrontation at a bar. resisting arrest charge. no previous criminal history. out of state. what's best option?

Asked over 1 year ago - Humble, TX

confronted by owner and patrons with a shoving match. walked out un escorted. was cuffed without resistance. totally compliant with police.

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  1. Mark J. Issa

    Contributor Level 13


    Lawyers agree

    Answered . get a lawyer - these types of cases are often one lawyer away from going away forever and never surfacing again. Find a lawyer because it sounds like you did all the right things in response.

  2. Evan Edward Pierce-Jones

    Contributor Level 18

    Answered . I agree with Mr. Issa and Mr. Lloyd.

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  3. John Douglas Lloyd


    Contributor Level 15


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    Answered . I agree with my colleague. A local attorney in that area might be able to help you minimize the damage from that incident.

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Resisting arrest is a charge that results from trying to avoid arrest, such as struggling with an officer without using force or fleeing from the officer.

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