Austin Interference with Public Duties Attorney By Jason Trumpler, P.C. on December 23, 2016

Interference with Public Duties Attorney in Austin, Texas

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It is a crime to interfere with the duties of a public servant in the State of Texas. Examples of public servants include individuals such as police officers, EMS, firefighters, or an individual responsible for assessing, enacting, or enforcing public health, environmental, radiation, or safety measure for the state or a county/municipality. If law enforcement deems that you acted with criminal negligence in interfering with one of the individuals above jobs, the State may charge you with the crime of interference with public duty.

If the State has charged you or someone you with the crime of interfering with public duties, an experienced criminal defense attorney can help fight for the best possible outcome on your case. Jason Trumpler has over 20 years of experience and knows the intricacies of the law. Contact Our Office Today at 512-457-5200.

Potential Consequences

Typically, interference with public duties is a Class B Misdemeanor.

If the State convicts you of a Class B Misdemeanor, you could face:

  • Up to 6-months in jail; and,
  • A fine of up to $2,000

There are certain defenses to the crime of interfering with public duties. For example, if you interfere with your voice only as opposed to physical contact, this is not considered an offense.

Contact Us at 512-457-5200

Jason Trumpler has over 20 years of dedicated criminal law experience and currently practices in Central Texas counties, including Travis, Williamson, Bell, Hays, and Bastrop. We will examine your case and fight for the best possible outcome to protect your integrity and future. Contact Us Today at 512-457-5200.

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Jason Trumpler has handled thousands of criminal cases over nearly 20 years. He is a current or past member of several national, state, and local legal associations, including:

  • American Bar Association
  • Austin Bar Association
  • Williamson County Bar Association
  • National College for DUI Defense®
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers' Association
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • DUI Defense Lawyers Association

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