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A charge of Obstructing Official Business in the State of Ohio is usually a misdemeanor charge which can carry a maximum penalty of 90 days in jail and a maximum $750 fine. If you are charged or accused of Obstructing Official Business, you will need an attorney who has experience in criminal defense. Get in touch right away to find what you can do to put yourself in position to defend against this charge. The consultation is free.
What is Obstructing Official Business?
The Ohio Revised Code defines Obstructing Official Business in R.C. 2921.31:
“No person, without privilege to do so and with purpose to prevent, obstruct, or delay the performance by a public official of any authorized act within the public official's official capacity, shall do any act that hampers or impedes a public official in the performance of the public official's lawful duties.”
The prosecution must be able to prove that the accused has prevented, obstructed, or delayed the performance of public official. There also needs to be an affirmative act in order to be charged under this section.
What can you do?
Call now at 419-242-8214 for a free consultation. If you, or someone you care about, has been charged with an offense of Obstructing Official Business in Toledo or the surrounding area including Oregon, Maumee, Sylvania, Bowling Green, or Perrysburg, contact an experienced and knowledgeable criminal defense lawyer, Brian C. Morrissey, Attorney at Law.
He will fight to obtain a favorable outcome while protecting your rights. Steps should be taken as soon as possible to address these charges. Contact Brian C. Morrissey, Attorney at Law, right away at 419-242-8214 to set up a free consultation.