False Imprisonment

According to Florida Statute Section 787.02, Jacksonville False Imprisonment occurs when the Jacksonville defendant:

  1. Forcibly, secretly or by threat confined, abducted, or imprisoned the alleged victim against his or her will, and
  2. has no lawful authority to do this.

Jacksonville False Imprisonment is a third degree felony, and is a lesser-included offense for Jacksonville Kidnapping.

Jacksonville False Imprisonment can be a first-degree felony if:

  1. it is committed on a child under 13 years old and
  2. the defendant committed an offense listed in Florida Statute Section 787.02(3)(a) while committing the Jacksonville False Imprisonment.

If you are charged with False Imprisonment in Jacksonville, Florida, contact a Jacksonville False Imprisonment Attorney.  A Jacksonville False Imprisonment Lawyer understand how serious your case is and will fight for you.  Contact our Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyers by email or by calling 904-685-1200.