Fort Worth Kidnapping Lawyer
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Kidnapping is a very serious crime in the state of Texas, and the courts are often heavy handed in carrying out penalties. Kidnapping is defined as the intentional abduction of another person – typically, kidnapping offenses take place within divorced or separated family dynamics. Depending on the circumstances of the crime, kidnapping can be charged as a third degree or first degree felony.
Why clients choose The Clark Law Firm:
- Defense from a former prosecutor
- No interest payment plans
- Personalized legal counsel
- A proven history of success
At The Clark Law Firm, we have more than three decades worth of experience defending clients against a wide range of violent crimes, including kidnapping. Our attorneys have been recognized prestigious legal organizations for the high level of service clients receive. There are few things more frightening than being arrested for a crime, but it’s important to remember that an arrest is not a conviction – there is still time and hope to build a solid defense to combat the charges you face.
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Penalties of a Kidnapping Charge in Texas
A kidnapping charge can be raised to aggravated kidnapping if the defendant committed the crime with the intent to hold the victim ransom, use the victim has a hostage, inflict bodily harm, terrorized the victim, or used or exhibits a deadly weapon. In Texas, aggravated kidnapping is considered a first degree felony.
Kidnapping penalties can include the following:
- First degree felony: Up to 99 years in state prison and $10,000 in fines
- Second degree felony: 20 years in state prison and $10,000 in fines
- Third degree felony: Up to 10 years in state prison and $10,000 in fines
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At the forefront of everything we do, we prioritize in protecting your best interests. We believe in keeping our clients aware of every case development, regardless of how small. When you come to The Clark Law Firm, you can be sure that we will go above and beyond to build a compelling case to secure the best possible outcome. Our Fort Worth criminal defense lawyers refuse to settle for anything than less than optimal for our clients, and you are no exception.
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