Charged with Kidnapping in New Jersey?
Get a The Legal Advice You Need to
Defend Your Rights!
When you are accused of a very serious criminal charge like kidnapping,
I understand that you aren't going to hire a lawyer based on a web site.
So I urge you to contact me as soon as possible to talk about your case. I
have successfully defended kidnapping charges in trials, as well as many
other serious offenses in New Jersey criminal courts.
And as a Certified Criminal Trial Attorney, you can be sure
that I have taken the extra steps to establish myself as a serious defense
With charges this serious, you don't have any time to
waste, and you need to get the best defense attorney you can possible find.
Please call me today to discuss your case, and I'll let you
know exactly what you can expect based on my experience, and how I can help you.
Call me at (888) 628-8394 or locally at (732) 625-9660today.
What is the Legal Definition of Kidnapping in NJ?
According to New Jersey criminal law, Kidnapping is
removing someone against his or her will from somewhere, usually with the intent
to hold that person for ransom or as a hostage. Kidnapping can also be not
letting someone leave from a place they were already in.
Kidnapping is also when
a person is removed from a place to make it easier to commit a different crime
or to torture or physically injure that person. It is also considered Kidnapping
when a person is held to interfere with a government event or if the purpose is
to deprive the parents or guardians of being with their child.
Related lesser charges to kidnapping includes
(See New Jersey criminal law sec. 13-1)
What Can You do to help me
Fight a Kidnapping charge?
Kidnapping is an extremely serious charge that needs immediate
attention. We need to be filing motions for discovery, motions to suppress
evidence against you, and thoroughly investigating the evidence against you
I've fought and won kidnapping cases before. But there is
no simple formula, it just takes criminal defense experience and dedication.
Every case is different and a charge this serious needs special attention to create an
individual defense. I always give my clients the legal attention they deserve to
help them through this difficult time in their lives.
Kidnapping Penalties in New Jersey
Kidnapping is a second degree crime if the victims are
safely freed by the person holding them captive. A second degree crime can
result in up to 10 years in a state prison.
Kidnapping is a first degree crime if the victim is freed
by force from someone other than the person who did the kidnapping or by
escaping, if the victims are exchanged for money or goods, or if the victim is
harmed during the kidnapping. A first degree crime can result in up to 20 years
in a state prison.
There are also situations where the penalty for kidnapping
can carry a mandatory minimum sentence of 25 years in prison without parole. It
is important that you call me so we can discuss your specific case and I can
tell you how much time you could get if convicted.
Free Criminal Case Evaluation on New Jersey
I offer a free consultation on any criminal charge where we can review your case and discuss a plan for an aggressive
defense. I will do anything I can to make sure you get the best outcome possible
for your particular case.
And when you are facing a crime as serious as Kidnapping, you need
to feel confident that you have someone working on your side. You can trust me
to work for you and to help you as much as possible.
I look forward to speaking with you and offering my assistance on this very
J. Matthew Reisig, Attorney at Law
(888) 628-8394 or locally at (732) 625-9660
Reisig & Associates, LLC
One Broad Street
Freehold, NJ 07728
We represent clients in every criminal court across New Jersey.
A Certified Criminal Trial Attorney in New Jersey