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Arizona Kidnapping Attorney

Kidnapping is a very serious offense. Getting convicted of Kidnapping will not only require the loss of your liberty through a lengthy prison sentence, but it will affect your life forever. It is so important that you get an experienced and aggressive Arizona kidnapping attorney on your side as soon as possible. Under Arizona law, a person is deemed guilty of Kidnapping if they purposefully restrain a person with the intent to:

  • Hold the victim for ransom, as a shield, or hostage;
  • Hold the victim for involuntary servitude;
  • Inflict death, physical injury, or sexual offense;
  • Create fear of immediate bodily harm;
  • Unlawfully take control of a vehicle, airplane, watercraft, bus, train, or other form of public transportation.

Possible Punishments for Kidnapping

Any type of kidnapping under Arizona law is charged as a felony. The class of felony can vary depending on the specific allegations in the case, and range from a Class 2 to a Class 4 felony. If you are convicted of kidnapping along with any other crime, your sentence for the kidnapping charge will be run consecutive (in addition to) the sentence for the other charge.

If the victim is 15 years old or younger and the accused refuses to release the victim before being arrested, then they will be charged with a Class 2 felony. If convicted of Kidnapping as a Class 2 felony the sentencing range will be 7-21 years in prison.

If the victim is voluntarily released because of negotiations and prior to the accused being arrested, then they will be charged with a Class 3 felony. If convicted of Kidnapping as a Class 3 felony the sentencing range will be 5-15 years in prison.

If the victim is voluntary released to a safe place prior to the accused being arrested, then they will be charged with a Class 4 felony. If convicted of Kidnapping as a Class 4 felony the sentencing range will be 1.5 to 3.75 years in prison.

In addition to prison/jail time, the accused can be placed on probation, receive high fines and will lose certain civil rights.

If you have been charged with Kidnapping in Arizona, it is absolutely vital that you hire an experienced and aggressive criminal defense attorney today. Call (480) 616-8229 for a free case evaluation.

Violent Crimes
Aggravated Assault
Assault
Burglary
Drive By Shooting
Kidnapping
Manslaughter
Misconduct Involving Weapons
Murder Homicide
Robbery

Client Reviews

Words that matter.

“My results were better than I could have ever wished for. “Thank you” does not even begin to express the gratitude and respect I have for the expertise and emotional support I received from
Jeremy Huss.”

-Sara

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