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Salt Lake Criminal Defense Attorney - Kidnapping

Utah Violent Crimes Defense Attorney A conviction for kidnapping in Utah can result in a many years in prison and thousands of dollars in fines.  When facing serious felony charges in Utah, you need an experienced criminal lawyer on your side.  Based in Salt Lake City, Utah  criminal defense lawyer Stephen Howard has successfully defended clients on thousands of serious criminal charges including kidnapping, homicide, aggravated robbery, aggravated burglary, and many more.

Under Utah criminal law, kidnapping begins as a second degree felony punishable by up to fifteen years in prison.  Under certain conditions, the charge can be enhanced to aggravated kidnapping which can result in a sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole ("LWOP").

A criminal charge of kidnapping in Utah can be supported by proof that a defendant detained or restrained another person against their will and without legal authority for a substantial period of time or under circumstances that exposed the victim to a risk of injury.

Salt Lake criminal attorney Stephen Howard has successfully defended kidnapping and many other serious felony charges during his career.  He is well qualified to help you get the results you need.

Contact us now to schedule an initial consultation to see what our criminal defense team can do for you.


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Serving Salt Lake, Davis, Weber, Utah, Cache, Tooele, Summit, Box Elder, and Wasatch Counties, and all of Utah.

Attorney Stephen Howard practices as part of the Canyons Law Group, LLC and Stephen W. Howard, PC.

Offices in Salt Lake and Davis Counties
560 South 300 East, Suite 200, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
952 S. Main St., Suite A, Layton, UT 84041

Call now to arrange for a confidential initial consultation with an experienced and effective Utah criminal defense lawyer.

In Salt Lake City, call 801-449-1409.
In Davis County, call 801-923-4345.

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