Ashburn, VA asked in Criminal Law for New Jersey

Q: my boyfriend took my rental car keys while i was sleep am i responsible?

my boyfriend took my rental car keys while i was asleep and got into a car chase with the state troopers and he abandoned the car with the keys and now im going to be arrested because i tried to cover for him im afraid i've never been in any trouble before and i dont want to go to jail i need help and legal counsel

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Mr. Alan Peyrouton

  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Hackensack, NJ

A: You may be facing "obstruction of justice" charges, however, we will need more information to further assist you. You can reach us at 201-766-4800 for a free consultation.

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.

  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • East Brunswick, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: Unfortunately if you were covering for him that would be an obstruction charge and even possibly more. I would suggest that you setup one of the free in office consultations that most of us criminal lawyers offer. You can contact my office to setup one of these consultations at 1-800-9-RIGHTS or visit our website at Many defenses exist to these charges which could keep you out of jail, but you need to take the first step and setup the free in office consultation.

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