Resisting Arrest – A Felony or a Misdemeanor?

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A recent Missouri court determined that there are varying degrees of a resisting arrest charge. In order for a resisting arrest charge to be considered a felony, Missouri must provide evidence that the arrest was for a felony charge. Without establishing a felony charge, it is considered a misdemeanor. If you have recently been charged with a crime, contact our office at 816-524-4949 or check out our website at

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