What is Felony Resisting Arrest?

What does a prosecutor need to prove to convict someone of violation Penal Code section 69, felony resisting arrest?  What are some defenses?  If somebody is convicted, can they get probation?  What is the maximum punishment?  Can the charge be reduced to a misdemeanor, for example Penal Code section 148(a)(1)?  Click on the attached link to find out answers to these questions:  http://www.greghillassociates.com/lawyer-attorney-2040073.html.