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ARSON CRIMES ATTORNEY IN NORMAN OKLAHOMA
ARRESTED FOR ARSON - CLEVELAND COUNTY DISTRICT
FIGHTING TO PROTECT YOUR RIGHTS
Deliberately and maliciously setting fire to property of another or to wild land areas defines the crime of Arson. A judge will not be sympathetic to an arsonist and will ensure that the offender is given the full punishment they allegedly deserve.
If you have an Arson charge against you, it is important that you contact a Norman Criminal Defense Attorney immediately. Douglas J. Smith defends individuals charged with many kinds of criminal offenses, and he has the experience needed to defend you with an Arson case.
HOW DOUGLAS J. SMITH CAN HELP
Some Arson cases are complicated, such as setting fire to one's own property to collect insurance compensation. The degree of severity of the crime determines how Arson cases are prosecuted in court. First-degree Arson involves harm or death to persons. Second-degree Arson results in significant destruction of property.
The penalties can be very harsh and may include:
In court, a prosecutor presents evidence against you, the defendant. A Criminal Defense Lawyer can challenge the evidence for its validity and accuracy. Any violations of the law during apprehension, arrest, or search can weaken a prosecutor's case. The goal of any Criminal Defense Lawyer is to have the defendant's charges reduced or totally dismissed. A reduced charge could include court-mandated counseling, rehabilitation and community service.
Facing an Arson crime can be overwhelming as well as stressful, so it is very important to get sound Legal Representation. Criminal Defense Attorney, Douglas J. Smith has the experience that is needed to defend Arson crimes and is prepared to offer you the Legal Experience required for defending your rights. If you are seeking an Arson Attorney to represent you in the Cleveland County District, contact Mr. Smith today.
Call Douglas J. Smith at (405) 360-2660 for a complimentary case evaluation today!