False Imprisonment in Florida

If you are arrested for false imprisonment in Florida, you must have:

- forcibly, by threat or in secret

- confined, abducted, imprisoned, or restrained someone

- without lawful authority AND

- against his or her will

If the victim of the crime is under 13 years-old, it is considered “against his or her will” if it is without the consent of the legal guardian of the child.

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