False Imprisonment Crimes – Orlando Criminal Attorney

A person is charged with false imprisonment faces significant penalties. If you have been charged with false imprisonment, you should speak with an experienced Orlando criminal attorney at your earliest opportunity to learn about your rights and the defenses that may be available to you.

False Imprisonment:

False imprisonment means to forcibly, by threat, or secretly confining, abducting, imprisoning, or restraining another person without lawful authority and against her or his will. It is also false imprisonment to confine a child under the age of 13 against her or his will if such confinement is without the consent of her or his parent or legal guardian.

Criminal Penalties for False Imprisonment:

False imprisonment is typically a third degree felony punishable by up to 5 years in State prison, however if the person commits a false imprisonment upon a child under the age of 13 and in the course of committing the offense commits any of the following offense:

1) Aggravated child abuse.

2) Sexual battery against the child.

3) Lewd or lascivious battery, lewd or lascivious molestation, lewd or lascivious conduct, or lewd or lascivious

4) A violation of Florida Statutes 796.03 or 796.04, relating to prostitution, upon the child.

5) Exploitation of the child or allowing the child to be exploited.

it is a first degree punishable by up to life in State prison.

Experienced Orlando Criminal Attorney – False Imprisonment:

If you or a loved one have been arrested for a false imprisonment crime, call the Wilson Law Firm today to speak with an experienced Orlando criminal attorney about your individual situation. In many false imprisonment cases, a properly prepared defense by a criminal lawyer will result in either reduced penalties, reduced charges, or a dismissal of the charges. Even in false imprisonment cases where the evidence of guilt is overwhelming, a properly prepared defense and presentation of mitigating circumstances by an Orlando criminal attorney can result in significant decreases in the penalties you receive.

Florida Statutes – False Imprisonment:

Speak with an Orlando criminal attorney or review the following Florida Statute for more information on false imprisonment:

Florida Statute 787.02 – False imprisonment; false imprisonment of child under age 13, aggravating circumstances.

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