Kidnapping Charges?

kidnappingSan Diego Kidnapping Defense Attorneys

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

Kidnapping Crimes

California’s Penal Code defines Kidnapping as forcefully taking, holding or detaining another and moving that person a substantial distance.  Many times the government will claim that the Defendant’s motive for Kidnapping is for ransom or because of a child custody dispute.

Kidnapping Crimes We Defend

We defend any Kidnapping crime under California law, including:

  • Penal Code § 207(a) – Simple Kidnapping
  • Penal Code § 210 – Pose as Kidnapper to Extort
  • Penal Code §§ 207(b)/288(a) – Kidnap for Child Molestation
  • Penal Code § 207(a) or (e) – Kidnap Child or Person Incapable of Consent
  • Penal Code § 209(a) – Kidnap for Ransom, Reward or Extortion
  • Penal Code § 209(b) – Kidnap for Robbery, Rape or Sexual Offenses
  • Penal Code §§ 207(a), 209.5(a), (b) or 215(a) – Kidnap During Carjacking

Penalties if Convicted of a Kidnapping Crime

Crimes involving Kidnapping 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 Kidnapping Crime, you need an experienced and skilled criminal defense attorney.  We can help you avoid many and sometimes all of the consequences to a Kidnapping Charge.  Call us today to learn more.

Beat Kidnapping Charges

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

  • Victim Consented
  • Necessary to Protect Child from Imminent Harm
  • Citizen’s Arrest

A successful defense to any Kidnapping 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 Kidnapping 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.  It’s 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 Kidnapping, 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.

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Scott Hullinger, Esq.

Scott Hullinger, Esq.

Criminal and Civil Attorney