Kidnapping is considered a violent felony and carries at least 10 years of prison time without parole in Georgia. If you are facing kidnapping charges, you need aggressive defense to help you obtain the best possible outcome. Contact a kidnapping attorney Wallack Law in Atlanta today to learn about your legal options.
Generally, kidnapping is taking another person against that person’s will and confining him or her to a controlled space. In Georgia, kidnapping is considered a separate crime and is not merged with other offenses. For kidnapping to be charged, there must have been slight movement. However, slight movement of another person that occurs in the commission of a different offense does not constitute the act of kidnapping if it is only incidental to the other offense. Movement is not considered merely incidental if it:
Conviction of kidnapping carries penalties of prison time as follows:
We evaluate each case we handle individually for possible defenses. Some defenses against kidnapping charges include:
Kidnapping is a serious offense that requires aggressive criminal defense. If you are facing kidnapping charges, call Wallack Law in Atlanta right away to get an experienced criminal defense lawyer on your side.