Tampa, FL asked in Criminal Law for Georgia

Q: On felony probation and just got a tampering with evidence charge what kind of time am i facing

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Jason Swindle
Jason Swindle
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Carrollton, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: Well, you face a probation revocation where the judge can put you in jail for a period of time depending on the circumstances surrounding probation.

Georgia has 2 Tampering statutes.

Tampering w evidence in your case is a misdemeanor (12 months max in jail).

Tampering w evidence in another person's case is a felony punishable by up to 3 yrs in prison.

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