Forcible Confinements Lawyer
Defending Against Forcible Confinement Charges
The act of holding someone in one location against their will through coercion, threats, or physical restraint is referred to as forcible confinement. Just like kidnapping, forcible confinement carries harsh penalties upon conviction.
This offence revolves around limiting another person’s liberty, even in the slightest ways. For example, if you restrict your partner’s path during a heated domestic argument, you may be charged with forcible confinement alongside other domestic violence charges.
If you’re facing forcible confinement charges, enlist the services of a criminal defence lawyer as soon as possible. They’ll help you navigate the justice system, develop a strong defence strategy, and protect your rights. Call Zamani Law for a free, no-obligation consultation.
Penalties for Forcible Confinement
Confinement is a serious criminal offence with severe penalties upon conviction. As per the provisions of section 272 (2) of the Criminal Code:
- Every one who, without lawful authority, confines, imprisons, or forcibly seizes another person is guilty of:
- An indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding ten years
- An offence punishable on summary conviction and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding eighteen months
Retaining a criminal defence lawyer is essential as they can negotiate and get your charges dropped in favour of a diversion or reduced to lesser charges. At Zamani Law, we fight to achieve the best possible outcome per your case details.
Strong Criminal Defence to Protect Your Rights
Our firm has years of extensive experience representing clients charged with forcible confinement and related criminal offences. We take a personalized approach to each case, which allows us to meticulously review all its facts and build a strong and detailed defence against your charges.
At Zamani Law, we understand that facing forcible confinement criminal charges can be overwhelming due to the possible consequences upon conviction. This includes possible jail time, loss of employment, limited access to your family and more. As your lawyers, we will fight to get the best possible results that prevent unnecessary or restrictive penalties.
Experienced Forcible Confinement Attorney in Toronto
If you or someone you know are facing forcible confinement charges in Toronto, call Zamani Law at (647) 493-2808 for a free assessment of your case.
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