Nathan Corrigan is a troubled youth who seems to attract controversy and problems. After a recent stint in jail for auto theft, Nathan returns to his parent's home to consider his next move. Nathan is not a bad kid, he is just influenced by the people around him. To try and help him out, his mother reveals that Nathan's real father is a high-powered lawyer named Callum Crane.
Nathan sets out to finally meet his birth father, but Crane has just murdered a new secretary from his law firm and is also on the verge of being appointed as a federal judge. In the search for his true origins, Nathan finds himself in even more trouble than he could have imagined.