Abduction Lawyers in Fairfax, Loudoun, and Prince William, Arlington, and Alexandria.
If you have been charged with kidnapping or abduction in Virginia, the having the advice and help of an experienced defense lawyer is essential to a successful outcome. In northern Virginia, abduction charges are serious felonies that can result in prison time. If you are convicted of abduction, the maximum punishment is ten years in prison.
If you have been arrested for abduction in Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William, Arlington, or Alexandria, do not talk to the police without an attorney present. No matter what they promise or how much they pretend to be your friend, making statements without representation will only make things worse for you. The criminal defense attorneys of the Gordon Law Firm are here to protect your legal rights and fight for your best outcome.
Your consultation is free and can take place in our office or over the phone. Contact us online or at 703-218-8416 for a free consultation and your first step toward a second chance. The Gordon Law Firm proudly provides experienced, caring and effective legal representation to clients in Fairfax, Leesburg, Manassas, and all Northern Virginia.
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To prove abduction, the government must prove that you used force, intimidation, or deception to either transport (move), detain, or hide another person without their consent. Because abduction is defined so broadly, it is possible to be charged with abduction for simply preventing someone from leaving the house during an argument.
Very few cases that are prosecuted in Virginia involve what people actually think abduction is, i.e. kidnapping someone.
No actual movement of the person is required to prove the charge. Because abduction is a charge that is broadly defined, many prosecutors may be willing to negotiate a reduction of this charge. An experienced attorney can help you achieve an outcome that makes sense with the facts of your case.
Some examples of events that can lead to a charge of abduction in Virginia:
- A person accused of holding a persons arm as their significant other tries to get out of a car.
- Locking a spouse or child in a bathroom.
- Preventing a person from leaving out the front door of their apartment during an argument by blocking them with their body.
Our abduction attorneys, Alex Gordon and Carlos Wall, have extensive experience helping clients with this charge. Your initial consultation with the attorneys of the Gordon Law Firm is free. We will discuss the facts in your case and the circumstances surrounding your arrest.
At The Gordon Law Firm, our lawyers will take the time to listen to you, address your questions and concerns and give you an honest assessment of what to expect in your case. We will never give you misinformation or false hope and we will work diligently to obtain the best outcome in your case. Carlos Wall and Alex Gordon are experienced, caring, and effective and have helped hundreds of clients accused of domestic assault and abduction in Virginia.
If you are facing abduction charges, The Gordon Law Firm will fight for your best outcome. Call now at 703-218-8416 or complete the form on this page for a free consultation. We help clients from across Northern Virginia, including Fairfax County, Arlington County, the City of Alexandria, Loudoun County, and Prince William County, including Manassas, Leesburg and the City of Fairfax.