Michigan law regarding kidnapping outlines serious penalties for a conviction. You need a skilled legal defense team to defend you against any accusations by law enforcement or formal charges of kidnapping.
Our experienced legal counsel at Grewal Law PLLC is ready to be by your side throughout your entire case. A kidnapping charge is brought when you have been accused of restricting a person’s movements by attempting to confine the person without legal authority. Do not face these charges without having the best possible defense.
Michigan Law Regarding Kidnapping
Kidnapping is defined as knowingly restraining another person with the intent of attempting to do at least one of the following:
- Holding the person for ransom or reward
- Using the person as a shield or hostage
- Engaging in criminal sexual penetration or criminal sexual conduct as prohibited by state law
- Take the person outside of the state
- Hold the person in involuntary servitude
- Engage in child sexually abusive activity
If you are convicted of kidnapping in Michigan, you could potentially spend the rest of your life in prison. In addition, you could be forced to pay up to $50,000 in fines. You may also face other charges for other crimes in connection with the kidnapping. Contact our Michigan kidnapping defense lawyers the second you are under investigation by law enforcement. We will thoroughly investigate any allegations brought against you.
Child Kidnapping in Michigan
A person who maliciously, forcibly or fraudulently leads a child under the age of 14 away in an attempt to keep him or her from the child’s parent or guardian could face child kidnapping charges. The conviction of the crime can include life imprisonment, so you need an experienced criminal defense attorney to handle your case.
As a natural or adopted parent of a child, you can also be charged with a crime if you detain or conceal him or her from his or her other parent or guardian who has legal custody. The felony conviction will result in up to one year and one day in jail along with fines up to $2,000 or both.
Defenses Against Kidnapping Charges
Facing a kidnapping charge can be overwhelming. The legal counsel you will have from Grewal Law PLLC will work with you one-on-one to help you understand the entire process of the investigation. We will serve as your advocate and will ensure law enforcement do not harass you. Our job is to provide you with the best defense to help reach the most optimum outcome in your case.
Your legal counsel from our firm knows Michigan laws regarding kidnapping, child abduction, and parental abduction charges. You deserve to have the best defense to avoid potentially spending the rest of your life in jail. We are here to defend you.
Anyone under investigation for kidnapping needs to call our team at Grewal Law PLLC to represent you. We will provide you with a no obligation quote on building your defense. We are ready to serve as your Michigan criminal defense lawyer or in your kidnapping case.
Contact us for a free quote at (888) 211-5798.