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Arson Defense Attorney in New Jersey

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Arson is starting a fire or explosion on your property or someone else’s, thereby:

  • Placing someone in danger of death or bodily injury, or
  • placing a building in danger of destruction, or
  • for the purpose of collecting insurance, or
  • to avoid zoning laws, or
  • destroying a forest.

Types of Arson

Arson comes primarily in two types:

  • Aggravated Arson: Aggravated arson is a second-degree crime. Aggravated arson requires purposeful conduct.
  • Arson: Arson is considered a third-degree crime. Arson required reckless conduct.

At Roberts & Teeter, our arson defense lawyers in New Jersey are extensively experienced with New Jersey arson law and can defend your rights today. Backed by years of experience, we have a long track record of success in this area of law and will inform you of all your viable defenses. Regardless of how dire your situation may be, we have the skill needed to help you effectively resolve it.

Call Roberts & Teeter today at (732) 607-5553 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation with our New Jersey criminal defense attorneys.

Penalties for Arson in New Jersey

Even being convicted of the lowest degree of arson (fourth degree) can have long-lasting and far-reaching consequences for your future. If you fail to report or control a dangerous fire, you could be convicted of arson in the fourth degree. The penalties for this crime may include exorbitant fines, probation, and up to 18 months in prison. Furthermore, a conviction will appear on all future background checks, thereby potentially negatively impacting your ability to get a job, find housing, and even apply for loans.

Other degrees of arson and their corresponding penalties include:

  • Arson in the third degree – Up to five years in prison
  • Arson in the second degree – Up to 10 years in prison
  • Arson in the first degree – Up to 20 years in prison

New Jersey Arson Lawyers

At Roberts & Teeter, our criminal defense attorneys in New Jersey genuinely care about our clients and will do everything we can to provide you with the effective defense you need. As a boutique law firm, our legal team is able to offer personalized legal services, customized for your specific needs. When you hire us, you work with our two main attorneys; your case won’t just be passed off to an associate. We value communication highly and will keep in constant contact with you throughout your case, so you are always up-to-date on its status. Trust our New Jersey arson lawyers to protect your rights and fight for your freedom.

Please call us at (732) 607-5553 if you have any questions or concerns about how our arson defense lawyers in New Jersey can help you.

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Aggressively Pursuing the Best Possible Outcome for Each Client
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  • Case Dismissed 4th Shoplifting Offense
  • Case Dismissed Aggravated Assault
  • Case Dismissed Aggravated Assault & Possession of a Weapon
  • DWI Charge Dismissed Driving While Intoxicated

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