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What are the Penalties for Arson in California?
Being accused of arson is a serious offense, one that should be responded to with the help of a skilled defense attorney. If you are facing arson charges, turn to Imhoff & Associates, PC for legal representation. We will investigate all the details associated with your case in search of the strongest defense strategy. Whether you are charged with a misdemeanor or felony, arson charges could lead to serious penalties.
In the state of California, arson can carry the following penalties:
- Up to 8 years of imprisonment for burning down an inhabited structure
- Up to 9 years of imprisonment if bodily injury results
- Up to 6 years of imprisonment for burning forest land
- Up to 3 years of imprisonment for property arson
Can You Commit Arson on Your Own Property in California?
Yes, you can be charged with arson on your own property if you set your own property on fire.
Is Arson Considered a Violent Crime?
Arson in California is considered a violent crime and is also considered a felony. Almost 17,000 acts of arson occur annually in the United States, leading to over half a million dollars in property losses each year.
Have you been charged with Arson in California? Call Imhoff & Associates, PC today to meet with our arson attorney.
Protecting the Rights, Freedoms, and Interests of Our Clients
Our mission is to safeguard the rights of our clients by avoiding or minimizing the penalties associated with their charges. Our firm has vetted reliable attorneys in 48 states, allowing us to defend accused individuals from coast to coast. When handling arson cases, we review all evidence, including witness testimonies, in order to establish our client’s innocence. There are two sides to every story. Our job is to make sure your story is heard.
You should consider aligning yourself with our firm because:
- We assign case managers to each client to ensure a seamless process
- We often offer one-time flat fees for most cases
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