Arson Law

Criminal Arson Lawyers

Arson Law

Arson is the willful and malicious burning of property, sometimes with intent of defrauding insurance companies. There are different degrees of arson, for example first-degree arson charges may be based on if the building is a church, home, school or any other structure that had reasonable grounds to believe was occupied by a human being. Second-degree arson is willfully and unlawfully setting fire or explosion, damages or causes to be damaged any structure, whether the property of himself or herself or another. Third-degree arson may involve the burning of property.

Arson Legal Issues:

If a fireman, rescue worker, or building occupant is injured or killed, additional charges with penalties similar to those for assault or murder would apply. Prosecutors really pursue individuals with arson charges; the potential criminal penalties if convicted of arson can be severe. You may be looking at 2 to 20 years in prison, monetary fines and can even be charged with murder if a firefighter or a civilian is killed in arson.

What a Criminal Lawyer can do for you:

Since arson is a serious criminal offense, it is necessary to hire an experienced criminal defense lawyer that understands arson laws and will protect your rights.

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If you may be a suspect or are under investigation for arson or insurance fraud, contact Attorney Search Network today and we can help refer you to the nearest criminal defense lawyer.

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