A charge of kidnapping is a very serious matter. The punishment for kidnapping can range from three years to life in prison. The Bay Area kidnapping attorneys at Rien, Adams & Cox, LLP have the experience to defend the accused against charges of kidnapping.
Prosecutors take these cases seriously. People who have been charged should take their defense just as seriously. Give us a call today to schedule a free initial consultation.
Kidnapping is the crime of taking someone by force or fear to another location. There is no requirement that a person move across interstate lines to be guilty of kidnapping. The circumstances of each situation have an enormous impact on the nature of the charges and the likelihood of a conviction. It is important to find a defense attorney who understands the law and the criminal justice system in order to protect legal rights.
We are dedicated solely to criminal defense law in order to provide the highest quality service and most knowledgeable representation that clients deserve.
We represent clients accused of kidnapping in many situations, including charges of kidnapping for purposes of robbery or rape, kidnapping in the course of a carjacking, kidnapping for ransom, and others. Kidnapping and child abduction are different crimes. In cases of parental kidnapping, where child custody is at issue, the actual charge of kidnapping may not be appropriate. The specific facts of a given case may make all the difference in terms of punishment and the manner in which the case should be handled.
An astute defense attorney needs to take the time to fully understand the facts and background of each case. As a Specialist in Criminal Law, Certified by the California State Bar Association Board of Legal Specialization, attorney Timothy B. Rien, along with Melissa E. Adams and Joseph J. Cox, stay up to date on the latest developments in criminal defense practice. We work hard to protect clients and we are available to help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.