Property crimes can carry sentences that are just as harsh as crimes against the person, such as domestic battery and criminal threat. If you are facing serious charges such as criminal damage to property, you need to contact a skilled Johnson County criminal defense attorney immediately. Depending on the value of what was damaged, the charge may be a misdemeanor or a felony. Even a misdemeanor conviction can destroy your future, leave a criminal record, and cause serious difficulties.
Often, criminal damage to property accompanies domestic battery charges. This is due to common situations such as where one person accuses the other of destroying things like their cell phone. If you are facing such charges, call our law firm now to speak with a defense attorney with the experience and skill to represent you.
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Learn for yourself what crime it is that you've been accused of committing. Laws for criminal damage to property are found in K.S.A. § 21-5813, where it states that knowingly damaging or destroying another person's property (often with the intent to injure or defraud the owner) is a crime. If the value of the property was less than $25,000, it is a severity level 7, nonperson felony penalized by a fine up to $100,000 and up to 26 months in jail.
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One of our lawyers could expertly argue against your charges and may be able to obtain a dismissal. Learn more today by calling our firm and requesting a consultation. We look forward to discussing your legal options with you and building a strong defense on your behalf.
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