Leonard Biddison

Attorney at Law

(866) 721-9510

Philadelphia, PA

(866) 721-9510

Haddonfield, NJ

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Camden County NJ False Imprisonment Lawyer

Criminal Defense Attorney with Offices in Haddonfield, New Jersey

False Imprisonment
False Imprisonment

False imprisonment typically refers to situations where a person restrains another and as a result restrains his or her liberty. A conviction for this crime in New Jersey can expose a person to several significant penalties including time in jail. If you have been charged with false imprisonment, it is in your best interest to contact a skilled and experienced attorney who can get you the most positive result in your case.

The attorneys at the Law Offices of Leonard Biddison have had tremendous success handling threat and assault related offenses such as aggravated assault, stalking, and criminal mischief for years in Camden and Burlington County including Greenwich Township, Palmyra, and Clementon. In fact, one of the members of our criminal defense team is a former county prosecutor in New Jersey who used to prosecute threat and assault related charges for the State. If you have been charged with criminal restraint, having an attorney who knows what it takes to potentially beat the charges against you is imperative. Call the Law Offices of Leonard Biddison at 866-721-9510 anytime for a free initial consultation.

False Imprisonment Lawyer in Cherry Hill NJ 

The law for false imprisonment is explained under N.J.S.A. 2C:13-3. It provides:

A person commits a disorderly persons offense if he knowingly restrains another unlawfully so as to interfere substantially with his liberty.

Note: There may be defenses available in your false imprisonment case. For example,  it is a defense if the person restrained was a child under the age of 18 and the person doing the restraining was a relative or legal guardian of the child.

False Imprisonment Penalties

False imprisonment is a disorderly persons offense in New Jersey. As such, penalties can include:

  • Up to 6 months in the county jail
  • $1,000 fine
  • Mark on criminal record.

Contact a Voorhees NJ False Imprisonment Lawyer for a Free Consultation 

The criminal defense attorneys at the Law Offices of Leonard Biddison are always available to speak with you about your case and begin to formulate an aggressive strategy to defend you against a false imprisonment charge. Our criminal defense team understands the details of the law in New Jersey and we will use this knowledge to help you best defend against these charges. Call us today at 866-721-9510 for a free initial consultation about your case.

Experience You Can Trust

For the past 20 years, Mr. Biddison has provided his clients with excellent legal counsel in a broad variety of criminal matters. From straightforward issues to serious litigation, he offers you the experience and confidential advice you need to maneuver through the laws of Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

When you’ve been accused of a crime, you are entitled to a thorough and competent criminal defense. Leonard D. Biddison Esquire ensures your legal rights are upheld. Allow our team to assist you during this difficult time.

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The Law Offices of Leonard D. Biddison

Areas We Serve

Burlington County, Mount Holly, Mount Laurel, Pemberton Twp. Camden County, Camden City, Cherry Hill Twp., Gloucester City, Gloucester Twp., Pennsauken, Winslow Twp. Gloucester County, Deptford Twp., Monroe Twp., Paulsboro Boro, Washington Twp., West Deptford Twp., Woodbury City, Bordentown Twp., Cinnaminson, Evesham Twp., Mansfield Twp., Maple Shade Twp., Medford Twp., Moorestown Twp., Palmyra Boro, Bellmawr, Clementon, Collinswood, Haddon Twp., Lindenwold, Pine Hill Boro, Stratford Boro, Voorhees Twp., Waterford Twp., Elk Joint Municipal Court, Franklin Joint Mun Ct, Greenwich Twp, Mantua Twp.

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Philadelphia Location

230 South Broad Street Suite 1501

Philadelphia, PA

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Haddonfield Location

132 North Haddon Avenue

Haddonfield, NJ

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