In Louisiana, false imprisonment is codified as a misdemeanor and a felony. A criminal conviction, of any kind, on your record should be taken seriously. If you or someone you love has been charged with false imprisonment in the Shreveport-Bossier area, it is imperative to retain legal counsel immediately.
Attorney Ebonee Norris and her team have the skill set to help you reach a favorable outcome for your legal matter.
In Louisiana, the crime of false imprisonment occurs when an offender intentionally confines or detains another, without his consent and without proper legal authority. Committing this offense carries misdemeanor penalties. However, sentencing varies when false imprisonment is committed, and the offender is armed with a dangerous weapon.
Sentencing guidelines for a misdemeanor offense imposes:
You do not have to fight these charges alone. It is important to refrain from speaking with law enforcement until legal representation has been obtained.
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