Citrus Heights Arson Criminal Attorney – Citrus Heights Arson Defense Lawyer

The crime of Citrus Heights California arson is punished by law enforcement in Citrus Heights and by specific penal codes

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A person is guilty of Citrus Heights CA arson when he or she willfully and maliciously sets fire to or burns or causes to be burned or who aids, counsels, or procures the burning of, any structure, forestland, or property.

(a) Citrus Heights Arson that causes great bodily injury is a felony punishable by imprisonment in the state prison for five, seven, or nine years.

(b) Citrus Heights Arson that causes an inhabited structure or inhabited property to burn is a felony punishable by imprisonment in Citrus Heights California prison for three, five, or eight years.

(c) Citrus Heights Arson of a structure or forestland is a Citrus Heights California felony punishable by imprisonment in the Citrus Heights CA prison for two, four, or six years.

(d) Citrus Heights Arson of property is a felony punishable by imprisonment in Citrus Heights California prison for 16 months, two, or three years.  For purposes of this paragraph, arson of property do not include one burning or causing to be burned his or her own personal property unless there is intent to defraud or there is injury to another person or another person's structure, forestland, or property.

The crime of arson in Citrus Heights CA is punishable by prison. Because of the ease with which fire spreads in our local climate and the potential for Citrus Heights wildfires burning out of control, the crime of Arson is aggressively prosecuted in Citrus Heights no matter which state or which Citrus Heights you reside in.

If you have been accused of Citrus Heights arson, or are being investigated for the crime of arson, you can expect to be investigated by skilled arson investigators, in addition to detectives and police.  Citrus Heights CA Law enforcement will begin gathering evidence immediately when called to investigate a fire.

Most times, there is very little physical evidence left at the scene of a Citrus Heights fire, and the evidence that does remain is subject to interpretation. If you or a loved one has been contacted by law enforcement investigating arson in the local surrounding area you live in, or if you have been arrested and charged with Citrus Heights California arson, call Wise Laws right now!

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