Defense Attorneys for Kidnapping Charges

Kidnapping in Alabama

Kidnapping Defense Lawyers | Crumbley-Blackwell & Associates, P.C.

Kidnapping occurs when a person is taken against their will - with the intention to falsely imprison or confine that person without authority. People are often kidnapped for ransom or to further another crime. In many jurisdictions, to attract the charge of kidnapping, a person must have confined the victim in a bounded area against the victim's will. Kidnapping a person is a major crime and incarceration is a serious threat. If you or a loved one are faced with a kidnapping charge - contact a criminal defense lawyer immediately.

What are the Punishments for Kidnapping in Alabama?

There are two degrees of kidnapping charges:

  • First-degree kidnapping is a Class A felony and a conviction could result in a maximum sentence of life imprisonment and a maximum fine of $250,000, or a combination of both.
  • Second-degree kidnapping is a Class B felony and a conviction could result in a sentence of 25 years or more imprisonment and a maximum fine of $250,000, or a combination of ¬†both.

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Kidnapping is a very serious charge. If you are facing kidnapping charges in North Alabama - you will need experienced criminal defense attorneys to develop a strategic plan that is tailored to your case and will help to provide a desired outcome. Our defense lawyers can also help you arrange for bail and prepare for what lies ahead. Now is the time to retain a trusted lawyer to defend your case. Contact us today to schedule your free consultation by calling (256) 539-4464 or completing a case evaluation form online.

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