Arson with Intent to Defraud — Louisiana

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Criminal Defense Attorney New Orleans

 

Elizabeth B Carpenter Law — Attorney New Orleans

 

Serving Clients in Orleans Parish, St. Tammany Parish, St. John Parish, St. James Parish, St. Bernard Parish, St. Charles Parish, Assumption Parish, Tangipahoa Parish, Terrebonne Parish, Plaquemines Parish and Jefferson Parish.

 

LOUISIANA PROPERTY CRIMES, VIOLENCE TO BUILDINGS AND OTHER PROPERTY, ARSON AND USE OF EXPLOSIVES

  Arson with Intent to Defraud — La RS 14:53

Arson with intent to defraud is the setting fire to, or damaging by any explosive substance, any property, with intent to defraud.

Whoever commits the crime of arson with intent to defraud shall be fined not more than ten thousand dollars, imprisoned with or without hard labor for not more than five years, or both.


 

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