加州对待绑架非常认真, 即使你根本没想过暴力. If someone alleges you trapped or moved them without their permission, 那你就得上法庭了, 坐在桌子对面的检察官想要抓你.
不管这些指控是在什么情况下产生的, now you need an experienced criminal defense attorney by your side. If you are arrested and the cops ask to hear “your side of the story,"意识到你无法说服自己摆脱绑架, 非法监禁, 或相关费用. 而不是, you should simply decline to answer questions until you’ve consulted an attorney, who will mount a hard-hitting defense and any mitigating factors that support your version of events. For information on how to best address and defend against kidnapping charges, 今天就联系Silver必威电竞事务所. 调用 (510) 995-0000 or submit an online request to schedule a free and confidential consultation.
根据加州刑法207-210, you can be charged with kidnapping if there is evidence you moved another person – whether an adult or a child – against their will through force, 暴力, 恐吓, 或恐惧.
绑架可以是长途搬家, 比如从一个状态到另一个状态, or it could be a smaller move from one building to another within the same county, 甚至是同一所房子里的房间之间. Just so long as there is evidence you moved an individual a “substantial distance,你可能会面临指控. Whether or not your actions constituted a substantial move could be up for debate and depend on:
Upon conviction for kidnapping, you could be sentenced to up to eight years in prison. 如果你被判绑架14岁以下儿童, 那你可能会被监禁11年.
然而, if there is evidence you kidnapped another person for the purpose of committing another crime, 比如索要赎金或性侵犯, 那你会被指控严重绑架, 可能会被判处终身监禁, 或不, 假释的可能性.
You may be charged with attempted kidnapping if there is information that you intended to move another individual without their permission and you took a substantial step toward doing so. A substantial step might be possessing materials such as rope and duct tape, 那会帮助你犯罪, 或者寻找, 后, 或者等待潜在的受害者. Attempted kidnapping can be charged the same as a completed kidnapping offense.
California Penal Code 236 states you can be charged with 非法监禁 if there is evidence you intentionally and unlawfully restrained, 关, 或者拘留他人, and your actions forced a person to remain in or go to a place without their consent. This can be a misdemeanor offense, punishable by up to one year jail. 然而, if there is any evidence the 非法监禁 occurred through 暴力, 那你会被指控重罪, 最高可判三年监禁.
It is illegal to take away someone’s liberty and freedom with the intent to force them into services or labor, 包括卖淫或其他商业性性活动. 如果你被发现持有, 购买, 出售, 或者分配劳动力, 你会被指控重罪, 最高可判处12年监禁. 如果有证据表明你为了性交易而贩卖人口, 儿童色情作品, 或者敲诈勒索, 那你将面临20年的牢狱之灾. 你还可能被登记为性犯罪者.
如果你被指控绑架, 非法监禁, 或贩卖人口, 立即联系有经验的刑事辩护必威电竞. 这些指控应得到立即和彻底的回应. At 银必威电竞事务所, we will thoroughly investigate the claims and evidence against you. We will use this information to determine whether we can seek to have the charges dropped or reduced and then plan a rigorous defense.
- You lawfully moved or detained the individual, such as if you had custody of a child
- You did not move the person enough of a “substantial distance” to constitute an offense
- The police are working under a mistake of identity and you are innocent of the crime
证人陈述可能不可靠, 物理证据可能在收集过程中被破坏, and sadly people have been known to use kidnapping allegations to gain leverage in divorce or child custody disputes. It will be imperative to find a skilled legal representative with the ability to present your argument accurately and articulately to show the prosecutor, 法官, 或者陪审团他们对事件的说法是错误的.
Few circumstances are as devastating as being accused of a crime you know you did not commit. 沮丧, 愤怒, 怨恨, and fear you feel right now is why you cannot handle this situation alone. You need an experienced and objective criminal defense attorney to take the lead.
如果你被指控绑架, 非法监禁, 或贩卖人口, 尽快联系Silver必威电竞事务所. We will thoroughly investigate the evidence against you and build the fiercest defense possible under the law. Protecting your rights and fighting for the best possible outcome will always remain our top priorities.
调用 (510) 995-0000 or submit a request online today to speak directly with 奥克兰 criminal defense attorney 艾略特银 in a one-on-one initial consultation.