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Attorney Jim Sullivan

Houston Criminal Attorneys Jim Sullivan and Associates represent real people charged with serious felony cases, such as Aggravated Kidnapping.

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Texas Penal Code, Section 20.04 – Aggravated Kidnapping

CHAPTER 20. KIDNAPPING AND UNLAWFUL RESTRAINT
§ 20.04.  AGGRAVATED KIDNAPPING.
(a)  A person commits an offense if he intentionally or knowingly abducts another person with the intent to:
(1)  hold him for ransom or reward;
(2)  use him as a shield or hostage;
(3)  facilitate the commission of a felony or the flight after the attempt or commission of a felony;
(4)  inflict bodily injury on him or violate or abuse him sexually;
(5)  terrorize him or a third person; or
(6)  interfere with the performance of any governmental or political function.
(b)  A person commits an offense if the person intentionally or knowingly abducts another person and uses or exhibits a deadly weapon during the commission of the offense.
(c)  Except as provided by Subsection (d), an offense under this section is a felony of the first degree.
(d)  At the punishment stage of a trial, the defendant may raise the issue as to whether he voluntarily released the victim in a safe place.  If the defendant proves the issue in the affirmative by a preponderance of the evidence, the offense is a felony of the second degree.

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