False Imprisonment Attorney in Madison
The law states that anyone who intentionally confines or retrains another person without their consent and without the authority to do so is guilty of false imprisonment. False imprisonment is classified as a Class H Felony.
A false imprisonment charge is usually accompanied by a domestic violence enhancer, which will add penalties to an already serious crime. A felony conviction will automatically come with the loss of civil rights such as the right to vote and a lifetime ban on the ability to possess firearms
Penalties for a False Imprisonment Conviction
- Class H Felony
- Maximum 6 years in prison
- $10,000 fine
Contact a Madison criminal defense attorney to learn about the legal issues that surround your false imprisonment case. We provide a free initial phone consultation and will work to create a successful defense. Grieve Law attorneys have experience in domestic violence cases and will be able to gather all the evidence that supports your unique case.
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