At Greenberg, Greenberg & Kenyon, our San Bernardino and Riverside criminal defense attorneys provide intelligent and aggressive representation to people who have been accused of kidnapping and other violent crimes. If you are facing kidnapping charges, our experienced attorneys are here to help protect your rights.
Defending Against Kidnapping Charges in San Bernardino and Riverside
The penalties associated with a kidnapping vary, depending on the degree of force, the age of the victim, the distance traveled, and other factors. Regardless of the kidnapping you are charged with, it is important to mount a strong defense.
Kidnapping and false imprisonment are closely related crimes. A charge of kidnapping can sometimes be reduced to false imprisonment.
- Kidnapping: Under California law, kidnapping is defined as forcibly, or by instilling fear, taking another person a substantial distance.
- False imprisonment: Examples of false imprisonment include locking someone in a room or a house, dragging someone into a car, or disconnecting a phone line.
Our San Bernardino and Riverside attorneys have extensive experience handling kidnapping defense cases and are prepared to help you achieve the most favorable outcome possible, whether it is dismissal of charges, reduced charges, or acquittal.
Contact a Defense Attorney Today
If you have been charged with kidnapping or false imprisonment and need a strong criminal defense, we are here to help. Contact us today online or by telephone at (951) 274-0003 to speak with one of our knowledgeable attorneys. We offer free initial consultations, and our phone is answered 24 hours per day.