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Defense Strategies For Kidnapping Charges

A person commits the crime of kidnapping if he knowingly confines another person under his control with a purpose to:

  • Hold him for ransom or as a hostage
  • Avoid apprehension by a law enforcement official
  • Terrorize him or some other person
  • Commit an offense against another person

Kidnapping is a Class A felony unless the person voluntarily releases the victim without serious bodily injury and in a safe place prior to trial. In that case it is a Class B felony.

Kidnapping is an incredibly serious charge, and if you are charged with kidnapping, you need an experienced and effective criminal defense attorney to represent you immediately. Because kidnapping is a felony-level charge, a person convicted of it may be sent to the New Hampshire State Prison. The criminal defense lawyers at Wilson, Bush & Keefe have the proven record of success to defend you when you need it the most.

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Call our criminal defense team at 603-821-4802 to discuss your case. After 5 p.m. and on weekends, call us at 603-809-0070. You may also contact us online.