fbpx

Las Vegas Kidnapping Attorney

If you live in southern Nevada—Las Vegas, Henderson, Boulder City, and Mesquite—and are involved in or suffering from the effects of Kidnapping, it’s essential you get the best legal help you can.

You need a Las Vegas Criminal Defense Attorney.

Kidnapping is a very serious offense. The Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS) provide a detailed description of the varying grades of the crime of Kidnapping,

NRS 200.310.

There are two degrees of Kidnapping. The first degree concerns anyone who seizes, confines, inveigles, entices, decoys, abducts, conceals, kidnaps or carries away a person by any means whatever intending to hold or detain them for any reason, including but not limited to: ransom, reward, sexual assault, extortion or robbery upon the victim, to kill them or inflict substantial bodily harm upon them, or to get from relatives or friends of the kidnapped person any money or valuable property. The person who leads, takes, entices, or carries away or detains any minor with the intent to keep, imprison, or confine said minor from his or her parents, guardians, or any other individual with lawful custody over the minor with the intent to hold the minor to unlawful service, perpetrate upon them any unlawful act, will be guilty of a category A felony, carrying mandatory prison time and a fine. If you are the perpetrator or victim of this crime, we need to get your legal work started immediately.

Second degree Kidnapping affects anyone who willfully and without the authority of law seizes, inveigles, takes, carries away or kidnaps another person with the intent to keep the person secretly imprisoned within the state of Nevada. Second degree Kidnapping also applies if the person wished to take the person out of Nevada without legal authority. Second degree Kidnapping is a category B felony, also carrying mandatory prison time and a minimum fine. 

Las Vegas Kidnapping Attorney

If a person of any age gets injured during a Kidnapping, expanded penalties can be added. Because Kidnapping is such a heinous crime, depending upon the nature of the act and any possible injuries sustained by the victim, penalties can be fairly harsh, including the death penalty for category A crimes. The statute also provides penalties for anyone aiding or abetting in the commission of a Kidnapping, so even if you have only played a marginal and perhaps unknowing role you may still face charges for your participation and we will need to begin your legal work as soon as possible to protect you.

It is possible mitigating circumstances may be argued in your defense. No two cases of Kidnapping are similar, and unique reasons may help in our defense if you acted for reasons you felt important to protect a child. We can discuss all the aspects of your case when we meet. 

Douglas Crawford Law has been in this field of law for more than 30 years and will give you the best representation you can get in Nevada. Your future is on the line.

Hire me. I can be reached at (702) 383-0090.

Click if you want to learn about Robbery in Nevada and hire a Nevada Robbery Attorney.

For more information on how https://douglascrawfordlaw.com can help you with Kidnapping, please contact us or visit us here:

Douglas Crawford Law

501 S 7th St, Las Vegas, NV 89101, United States

(702) 383-0090

Las Vegas Kidnapping Lawyer