It is a crime to deprive a parent of their custodial or parental rights to their child. If you have been accused of taking, concealing, or failing to return a minor child to the legal parents you could be charged with child abduction.
Many people confuse child abduction with kidnapping, but the consequence can be just as serious. Child abduction is defined as a person who:
Child abduction is a felony offense with a possible sentence of up to four years in prison and a fine of $8,000
What to Do
There are several possible defenses that can be used including protecting the child from abuse, consent by the parent or guardian, and several others. If you have been charged with child abduction the best thing to do is contact the experienced attorneys at Ascheman Law today.
Why should you call us?
It’s important to consult with a criminal defense attorney to understand the charges, your rights, and protect your future. There are many excellent reasons to contact Ascheman Law for a free consultation, here are a few:
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