Child Abduction Charges?

San Diego Child Abduction Defense Attorneys

Child Abduction Defense AttorneyThe Criminal Defense Attorneys at The Hullinger Firm, PC are Child Abduction Defense Attorneys. Our attorneys Dismiss Child Abduction ChargesReduce Child Abduction Charges to Lesser Offenses and work for Acquittal of Child Abduction Charges in all San Diego Courthouses. If you or a loved one are facing Criminal Charges for Child Abduction, call our office for a No-Obligation Legal Consultation. Call us anytime at 619-708-2073​ to schedule a Free Case Analysis.

Child Abduction Defined

California’s Penal Code defines Child Abduction as maliciously taking, enticing away, keeping, withholding, or concealing any child with the intent to detain or conceal that child from a lawful custodian.

Child Abduction Crimes We Defend

We defend any Child Abduction crime under California law, including:

  • Penal Code §§ 277, 278 – Child Abduction No Right to Custody
  • Penal Code §§ 277, 278.5 – Depriving Right to Custody or Visitation

Penalties if Convicted of a Child Abduction Crime

Crimes involving Child Abduction carry stiff penalties in California, including:

  • State Prison
  • County Jail
  • Court Fines and Fees
  • Victim Restitution
  • Probation
  • Permanent Criminal Record

If you are charged with a Child Abduction Crime, you need an experienced and skilled criminal defense attorney.  We can help you avoid many and sometimes all of the consequences to a Child Abduction Charge.  Call us today to learn more.

Beat Child Abduction Charges

California Criminal Law recognizes various defenses to Child Abduction Charges that if properly prepared and presented will acquit the defendant of the Child Abduction Charge.   Whether a defense is applicable depends on the facts of each case.  Below are some of the most relevant defenses:

  • Necessary to Protect Child from Immediate Injury

A successful defense to any Child Abduction charge starts with contacting the right San Diego Defense Attorney.  Our team of attorneys, paralegals and experts will prepare your case for negotiation or trial.

Our Attorney Advantage

A Child Abduction Charge can have serious consequences.  Hiring the right attorney may be the difference between a conviction and a dismissal.  Our defense attorneys are the best in the business:

  • A Skilled and Experienced Defense Team – We are the right team to defend a criminal charge.  We have successfully handled thousands of criminal cases and have satisfied clients all over California.  We know the law, procedure and practicalities of criminal litigation that can give you the upper hand in court.
  • Well Known and Respected – We appear in the courts of San Diego every day of the week.  We are known by judges, prosecutors and our colleagues.  Our attorneys have a reputation for competent and effective representation in the area of criminal law.  We strive to achieve excellence on every case and have established a reputation for getting great results.
  • State of The Art Legal Practice – We are a 100% Paperless law firm.  All of our clients are given 24/7 access to everything in their case file.  Attorney notes, evidence, witness statements and motions are all scanned and stored digitally in an easy to navigate cloud based system.  Its encrypted to standards of the department of defense.  Rest assured that your file is safe, sound and available to you whenever you need it.

Learn More…

If you have been charged with any crime involving Child Abduction, we offer a 100% free Consultation by calling 619-708-2073 or emailing us at  Talk to one of our experienced criminal defense attorneys today and take back the upper hand.

Why Our Firm?

On all criminal cases we offer a Free initial consultation. This is your chance to gain candid advice on potential outcomes and implications of your criminal charge. You will meet with our attorneys, go over the facts of your case, relevant law and San Diego procedures. You will leave with a checklist of items we feel will take your case to a successful outcome.

Scott Hullinger, Esq.

Scott Hullinger, Esq.

San Diego Criminal & Civil Attorney

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