Brevard County Kidnapping defense Attorneys
Have You Been Arrested For Kidnapping?
Kidnapping is essentially the crime of transporting another to another location without their consent or confining them to an area without their permission. Kidnapping is a serious criminal offense and is penalized harshly in Brevard County. Kidnapping charges are against both state and federal laws, and the individual may be tried in either court.
- Kidnapping is sometimes carried out for another purpose and may be coupled with:
If this is the case, the charge will most likely be aggravated kidnapping. A parent of a child may be charged with kidnapping if he or she left a specified area with his or her child without the authority of the court. A Brevard County criminal defense lawyer should be contacted immediately if you or a loved one has been wrongfully accused of kidnapping.
Kidnapping Defense Lawyer Serving Cocoa, Palm Bay, Titusville, and Melbourne
In many cases, the parent of a child is desperate to spend time with his or her child and decides to take action without permission. The parent does not realize that kidnapping charges may be brought against them, and that the penalties for kidnapping in Florida are extremely harsh. At Kernan & Austin, LLC, we stand up for the rights and fair treatment of our clients. Many kidnapping clients are upstanding citizens that were not aware of the laws surrounding their actions and had no harmful intentions.
Kidnapping is prosecuted harshly both in federal and state court and one should ensure that the attorney at his or her side is extremely experienced and skilled at defending clients against kidnapping charges specifically. Our firm has helped may overcome these felony charges and move on with their lives. Kidnapping charges are extremely likely to result in lengthy prison sentences, fines, loss of parental rights and more if an aggressive and experienced attorney is not hired.