Kidnapping Attorney in Shakopee, Minnesota

Kidnapping occurs when a person is physically and involuntarily removed from their home, place of work, or any other location, regardless of their age.

There are many different types of kidnapping, such as parental kidnapping and false imprisonment.  Parental kidnapping occurs with a parent without legal custody removes a child from the custodial parent’s home without consent.  A person can be charged false imprisonment he/she  intentionally confines or restrains any person without that person’s consent.

Penalities for kidnapping

The penalties of kidnapping can vary based on the severity of the crime.  If any type of bodily injury occurs or an individual dies during the kidnapping, then the charges are expanded and the penalties more severe.  In the case of murder, murder in the first degree will be included in the charges.

Otherwise the penalties can include:

  • Life in jail without parole
  • Jail time with parole
  • Parole
  • Probation
  • Registration as a sex offender if any type of sexual assault occurred
  • Restitution
If you have been accused of kidnapping, Mr. Peterson is an experienced Minnesota kidnapping attorney that can help.

Contact Christian Peterson Law Office for a free consultation!

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