What is Misdemeanor Resisting Arrest (Penal Code § 148(a)(1))?

It is not uncommon for our clients to upset a police officer in the course of being arrested.  Our client may have refused to provide his or her birthdate, or refused to sit down on a curb when ordered to do so by police.  Or perhaps our client simply argued a little too much with the police.  The client is then facing a misdemeanor resisting arrest charge.  What is need to prove this charge?  What is the punishment?  What are the defenses?  Click on the attached link to find out.  http://www.greghillassociates.com/lawyer-attorney-2036190.html.