Experienced Arson Attorney In Michigan
A criminal arson charge, like fire itself, can start from a small action but lead to massive problems. But even when a fire has devastating consequences, it’s important for the legal system to recognize that it is not easy to definitively assign blame for the fire, and that some fires are started for lawful reasons but grow out of control.
A Strong Defense For Every Type Of Arson Allegation
I represent those facing a wide range of arson charges, including:
- First-degree arson: willfully or maliciously burning a multiunit residential building, a mine, or causing any fire that results in physical injury to a person
- Second-degree arson: willfully or maliciously burning a single-unit house or another dwelling
- Third-degree arson: willfully or maliciously burning a nonresidential building, or personal property worth $20,000 or more
- Fourth-degree arson: willfully or maliciously burning personal property worth $1,000 or more, setting a fire on someone else’s grounds or allowing a fire to spread from your own property to someone else’s
- Fifth-degree arson: intentionally burning property valued at $1,000 or less
- Arson of insured property: willfully or maliciously burning real or personal property that’s insured against loss from fire with the intent to defraud the insurer
Speak With A Michigan Arson Defense Attorney Today
Arson can have devastating consequences, but it is difficult to definitively identify the cause of a fire. There’s no reason that an arson charge has to derail your life — speak with a lawyer about your legal options as soon as possible.
To schedule a free initial consultation at The Law Offices of Bradley J. Friedman, call or reach me via email.
From my office in Farmington Hills, I serve clients throughout the Detroit metropolitan area and beyond in Michigan.