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纵火 Defense in Tennessee

纵火 offenses are quite common throughout the state of Tennessee. 许多 of the fires that occur are arson related. 事实上,在10年的跨度内 months (July 2011- May 2012), there were a total of 89 arson linked fires. That is 67% of the fires that took place in that time period.

Unfortunately, mistakes can also lead to arson charges. 而有些人 purposeful in an attempt to get insurance money, some are also accidents. We have seen cases wherein people use arson as a way of revenge, arson due to psychological issues and due to the economy. 如果你被指控 with arson you are facing serious penalties and you need the help of a skilled 刑事辩护 律师在澳门赌场登入网站.

What constitutes 'arson' in TN?

There are a few different scenarios that could result in an arson charge. According to Tennessee Code Annotated (T.C.A.) § 39-14-303, setting fire to 个人财产 or land could result in arson. This would be knowingly damaging land by use of fire or an explosion.

One of the following must be true to result in arson:

  • There was an intent to destroy the property for an unlawful purpose
  • There was not consent from all parties with possession or interest in the property

This is considered a Class E felony punishable by jail time and fines. Someone could receive a Class A misdemeanor charge for reckless burning 也. This would involve a person recklessly setting fire to land and it escaping, resulting in the burning of someone's property.

The most common arson offense is defined under T.C.A. 39-14-301, involves a person knowingly damaging 任何结构 using fire or explosives without consent of all interested parties while having the intent to destroy or damage the structure. 这是可以做到的 to collect insurance for the damage or any other unlawful purpose. 由于 to the fact that this is not only for 个人财产, the charges and 惩罚力度更大.

Penalties for 纵火 in Tennessee

The state of Tennessee often charges arson offenses as a Class C felony. This level of crime is punishable by between three and 15 years in prison along with a fine of up to $10,000. Charges could be harsher if the offense involved arson of a place of worship. This would be charged as a Class B felony with more time in prison and a larger fine. 纵火指控 also be aggravated and result in even greater consequences.

In order for arson to be aggravated according to § 39-14-301 or § 39-14-303, one of the following must be true:

  1. One or more persons were present in the property or building
  2. A person suffers serious bodily harm due to the fire or explosion, this 包括消防队员

Aggravated arson is charged as a Class A felony and the potential penalties include between 15 and 60 years in prison and fines of up to $50,000. If you have questions about an arson offense and the possible penalties do not hesitate to contact us and we would be happy to discuss your case with you.

Need an attorney for an arson case in 澳门赌场登入网站, TN?

The penalties for this type of offense are serious and you need a skilled 澳门赌场登入网站 刑事辩护 lawyer to assist you. 我们的律师有 best possible rating on Avvo due to reviews from former clients and Attorney Ferguson is Certified as a Specialist in Criminal Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy with over 15 years of experience. We are familiar with the criminal proceedings for arson charges and we can help!

Call The Claiborne Ferguson Law 公司, P.A. today for the aggressive and skilled representation that you need!

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