What is Witness Intimidation in Massachusetts?
In Massachusetts, witness intimidation is when someone intentionally tries to influence a witness in order to interfere with a criminal investigation, criminal trial, or other criminal proceeding. The attempted persuasion by the defendant may have occurred through one of the following: threats, caused physical injury, emotional injury, or economic injury to, caused property damage to, […]
What Should I Do if I’m Charged with Witness Intimidation in Massachusetts?
If you’ve been charged with a certain criminal offense, you might be tempted to speak to the plaintiff or witnesses. You might do this in order to settle the matter outside the courtroom or because you believe the whole situation is a misunderstanding. However, under Massachusetts law, you could be easily charged with witness intimidation. Witness intimidation is […]