Charges of arson can be elevated to aggravated arson when there was a person inside the structure or on the property which was burned. Additionally, if a firefighter gets injured or faces substantial danger while investigating of fighting the fire, the charges become even more serious. If you have been falsely accused of aggravated arson, or if you just made a mistake in an emotional moment, please contact an aggravated arson defense attorney to fight for you.
At Martin & Wallentine, an experienced criminal defense attorney could represent and defend you. Our firm could fight for your rights, protect your interests against a hostile criminal justice system, and win the best possible outcome in court. The Assistant District Attorneys in Kansas, especially in Johnson County, are very strict and competent attorneys. Contact our legal team to represent you and deal with the prosecutor in an aggravated arson case.
Kansas Laws Regarding Aggravated Arson
State laws for arson are listed in K. S. A. § 21-5812. Arson is defined as knowingly damaging or destroying a building or property through fire or explosives. Aggravated arson occurs when a person burns a building or property where a person is present, or arson which causes bodily harm or disfigurement to a firefighter or law enforcement officer while investigating or fighting the fire.
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Martin & Wallentine has defended clients in the Johnson County area for years and has accumulated a vast amount of experience, knowledge and resources to be used in your defense. A false conviction of arson could turn your life upside down, so speak with a member of our legal team today to find out how we could defend you from penalties that you don't deserve to pay.
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