Arrested for Kidnapping? Call Houston Criminal Attorney James Sullivan


Kidnapping

Houston Criminal Attorney James Sullivan represents people accused of serious crimes such as Kidnapping.

If you or a loved one need a Houston criminal attorney, contact James Sullivan at (281) 546-6428 for a confidential consultation. Sullivan gets proven results in misdemeanor and felony criminal and juvenile cases in Harris, Fort Bend and Montgomery counties. Sullivan attended Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyers College and was invited to join The National Trial Lawyers association.

Texas Penal Code, Section 20.03 – Kidnapping

CHAPTER 20. KIDNAPPING AND UNLAWFUL RESTRAINT
§ 20.03.  KIDNAPPING.  (a)  A person commits an offense if he intentionally or knowingly abducts another person.
(b)  It is an affirmative defense to prosecution under this section that:
(1)  the abduction was not coupled with intent to use or to threaten to use deadly force;
(2)  the actor was a relative of the person abducted; and
(3)  the actor’s sole intent was to assume lawful control of the victim.
(c)  An offense under this section is a felony of the third degree.

 

 

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