If you have been arrested for the crime of False Imprisonment, contact experienced criminal defense lawyer Max Gorby at (323) 477-2819.

California Penal Code 236 PC — California’s false imprisonment law. “False imprisonment is the unlawful violation of the personal liberty of another.”

False imprisonment is a restraint of a person in a bounded area without justification or consent.

CALJIC 16.135 — False imprisonment. “False imprisonment does not require that there be confinement in a jail or prison.”

California Penal Code 237 PC — California’s false imprisonment law; punishment. (“(a) False imprisonment is punishable by a fine not exceeding one thousand dollars ($1,000), or by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than one year, or by both that fine and imprisonment. If the false imprisonment be effected by violence, menace, fraud, or deceit, it shall be punishable by imprisonment in the state prison.

Please contact Attorney Max Gorby at (323) 477-2819 regarding any questions related to California Penal Code section 236 PC – False Imprisonment.