Orlando Kidnapping Lawyer
Trust Your Case to an Experienced Firm
Kidnapping charges often occur in conjunction with
domestic violence charges—and the stakes are high. For individuals who are accused
of kidnapping a family member or cohabitant in Orlando, criminal charges
could also include domestic violence—meaning that the penalties
can be even more severe. If you are facing this type of situation, you
should not hesitate to contact an Orlando kidnapping attorney from our law firm.
Call (407) 477-6744 to learn more about your legal options. We are available 24/7!
Definition of Kidnapping
In the state of Florida, kidnapping is defined by section 787.01 as the
forcible, secret, or threatening imprisonment of another person against
their will and without lawful authority. In these cases, kidnapping is
defined as having the intent to hold the individual for ransom, commit
another felony, or inflict bodily harm.
Penalties for Kidnapping in Florida
Florida considers kidnapping a first-degree felony, which is punishable
by imprisonment not exceeding life or a term not exceeding 30 years and
a fine up to $10,000. Should the individual be accused of kidnapping a
child under the age of 13 and committing certain other crimes the charge
could be elevated to a life felony
These charges could be elevated to a life felony if the following crimes
- Aggravated child abuse
- Sexual battery
- Lewd or lascivious battery
- Certain other crimes
This is punishable by imprisonment for life or a term not exceeding 40
years and a maximum fine of $15,000.
Call for Aggressive Defense from Mazin Law!
Mazin Law is the Orlando kidnapping
defense law firm that you can trust. If you are looking for an assertive and aggressive
domestic violence defense attorney to stand up for your rights both in
and out of the courtroom, we are the law firm that you need to call.
Just a few reasons to trust your defense to Mazin Law:
- We’ve handled 1000s of cases.
- We make ourselves available 24/7.
- We’re rated 10 out of 10 on Avvo.
- We’re named among the Florida Legal Elite.
Reach out to us today if you would like to
schedule your free criminal defense consult.