Arrested for Kidnapping?
Hire a Broken Arrow Criminal Defense Attorney!
Kidnapping is defined as removing an individual without his or her consent
and taking them to another location. Oklahoma law states that if someone
kidnaps, either by imprisoning the other person, coercing the person to
perform or be sold into slavery, or forcing the person to leave the state,
can be charged with kidnapping, which is a felony under the law.
If you have been accused of this crime, you may already know how serious
the penalties can be. We urge you to
contact Saint & Watzke, PLLP right away and retain our defense team.
The Penalties for Kidnapping
Kidnapping is a serious offense and is considered a felony. Anyone convicted
of a felony carries with him a lifelong stigma. It can damage relationships,
make it difficult to find a job, and live life as an average citizen.
Not to mention, the penalties are severe, at maximum several years of
These are the penalties for kidnapping:
- Up to 20 years in prison
- Significant fines
- Restitution paid to victims
If the kidnapping involves children, aged 13 or under, the penalties are
enhanced—at minimum one could face 10 years in prison or up to life
imprisonment, at most. Many parents are often accused of this crime because
they are trying to regain custody. However, they do not realize the implications
and the weight of the possible criminal charges that could result.
One-of-a-Kind Legal Approach
If you have been accused of kidnapping, please contact our Broken Arrow
criminal defense attorneys right away. We can help clear up any understanding
and bring your case forth in court if necessary. We offer free, confidential
case consultations to get you started. We have a diverse background of
legal experience. Our
one-of-a-kind legal approach and commitment to fighting for our clients’ rights is simply unparalleled.
free case consultation with us today!