On this page, you will find a list of legal words, terms and phrases that begin with the letter “K.” Each term has a short definition, and some of them have a link for a more detailed description. Just scroll down the page to find the word or term that you are looking for.
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Kidnapping – Kindnapping means the unlawful removal and taking of a person against that person’s will. It is a serious crime. In family law, you cannot be charged with kidnapping if you take your child away from the other parent. That is a civil matter, and not a crime.