False Imprisonment

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New Mexico false imprisonment is defined as intentionally confining or restraining another person without his or her consent, and knowing that there is no lawful reason to do so. False imprisonment can include physical restraint, or isolation without violence of physical restraint through intimidation. In most false imprisonment cases, there is someone who assumes a position of unlawful authority of a child, spouse or elderly person. It is considered a fourth degree felony in New Mexico and punishable by jail time, although there are many different types of false imprisonment, leading to a wide range of potential consequences, including:

  • Jail time
  • Probation
  • Fines
  • Restitution
  • Community service
  • Court ordered counseling

Given the differences in potential penalties for false imprisonment, you need attorneys with experience, knowledge of the law, and the willingness to fight on your behalf for the best possible defense. Contact the Law Office of Mark Keller immediately for the aggressive, experienced representation you need. Our attorneys have helped numerous clients fight the system and come out on the other side with their liberty, freedom and dignity intact. We understand this is the most important event in your life, and with the State trying to take away your freedom, your livelihood, and your lifestyle as you know it, you need attorneys who will be by your side fighting every step of the way. We want to represent you and aggressively defend your rights.