Unlawful Imprisonment Lawyer in Phoenix
Facing False Imprisonment Charges?
According to Arizona Statutes §13-1303 under
Kidnapping and Related Offenses, unlawful imprisonment is defined as a situation
in which someone unlawfully restrains another person. This offense may
involve a number of situations, such as when a person prevents another
from leaving their home, office, or even their vehicle.
Unlawful imprisonment is a serious offense punishable by life-altering
penalties, including up to 5 years in prison. If you or someone you love
is being charged with unlawful imprisonment in Arizona, the right attorney
can make the difference in your case.
Speak with proven criminal attorneys. Contact Knowles Law Firm, PLC for
a FREE review.
Understanding Unlawful Imprisonment
Unlawful imprisonment can be charged as either a misdemeanor or felony,
depending on the unique facts and circumstances involved. Certain aggravating
circumstances - including injury to a victim, the use of a weapon, or
the use of a firearm - could also result in elevated charges and penalties.
In many cases, charges of kidnapping and unlawful imprisonment are also
related to domestic violence issues or charges. When family members are
involved, these cases can become increasingly complex, both for the defense
and prosecution. Our attorneys are experienced in handling cases involving
Proven Defense Attorneys on Your Side
Unlawful imprisonment is a serious charge, which is why it is crucial for
anyone facing this allegation to place an emphasis on working with caring
and capable defense lawyers. Our Phoenix attorneys have decades of combined
criminal law experience, and include former prosecutors and a former police officer.
If you have questions about fighting your charges and what our team of
Phoenix criminal lawyers can do to protect your future, Knowles Law Firm,
PLC provides free consultations.
Contact us today to discuss your case with a seasoned lawyer.