The fact that no person was injured physically or in fact intimidated is not a defense against any prosecution under Any court with jurisdiction over any criminal matter, upon substantial evidence, which may include hearsay or the declaration of the prosecutor, that knowing and malicious prevention or dissuasion of any person who is a victim or who is a witness has occurred or is reasonably likely to occur, may issue orders including but not limited to any of the following: By the revocation of any form of pretrial release or forfeiture of bail and the issuance of a bench warrant for the defendant's arrest or remanding the defendant to custody.
is guilty of the offense attempted without regard to the success or failure of the attempt.
Tempers are running high and parties are looking for opportunities to get revenge against you.
Victim and witness family members will be looking for a reason to call police and accuse you of something.
A violation of division (B) of this section is a felony of the third degree.
As the mother of the minor child, had the parental responsibility and practical authority to monitor communications by third parties with the child, and to influence whether the child cooperated with the court proceedings, there was sufficient evidence to convict.
This immunity does not apply if the person receives or expects to receive compensation for providing the assistance. For a conviction, it must be proved that an accused believed a crime was being committed and that a victim was exposed to bodily harm.
The reporting required does not require the defendant to incriminate himself or herself as the statute contains no mandate that an individual identify himself or herself.
(D) Whoever violates this section is guilty of intimidation of an attorney, victim, or witness in a criminal case.
A violation of division (A) of this section is a misdemeanor of the first degree.