Texas Arson Attorney
Arrested? Put Our Trusted Firm on Your Side Today
Texas law defines arson as the intentional act of starting a fire or explosion that damages or destroys property. This type of offense is charged as a felony and can result in serious penalties, including heavy fines and possible jail time. If you’ve been arrested or are being investigated for arson, you should not hesitate to secure representation from The Law Offices of Alex R. Hernandez, Jr. PLLC.
At our firm, we offer sophisticated counsel for virtually every criminal matter. As our client, you’ll receive legal guidance and assistance from lawyers who take the time to listen to your issues and craft personalized defense strategies to meet your needs. When your rights and liberties are hanging in the balance, your choice in representation matters.
Call The Law Offices of Alex R. Hernandez, Jr. PLLC at (888) 907-8994 to begin discussing your legal options with our Texas arson lawyers.
Penalties for Arson in Texas
It’s important to note that in the state of Texas a person can still be charged with arson even if they started a fire that burned without causing any damage – so long as the prosecution can prove that the crime was committed with intent. At our firm, we work tirelessly to thoroughly investigate your case and argue the evidence that is presented against you.
Depending on the circumstances of the offense, penalties for arson can include:
- Arson with property damage: Charged as a 2nd-degree felony and can result in up to 20 years in prison and $10,000 in fines
- Arson with injuries: If the injuries were recklessly caused, the offense is a state jail felony and can result in up to 2 years in jail
- Arson ending in death: Charged as 1st-degree felony, can result in life in prison and up to $10,000 in fines
Let Us Protect Your Freedom and Future
There are few things more frightening than being arrested and charged with a serious criminal matter. At our firm, you can be confident that our Texas criminal defense attorneys are highly skilled and qualified to offer unparalleled legal services to combat the allegations you face. We have more than a decade of experience producing excellent results for our client – let us stand by your side today.
Don’t face these charges alone. Contact our firm today to request a free case review with our Texas arson lawyers.
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