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Property related criminal offenses can be charged as either a misdemeanor or a felony, depending upon the severity of the offense, the circumstances of the offense, and the monetary value of the property in question. Whether you are charged with a misdemeanor or a felony, you should speak to a criminal defense lawyer right away.
Depending on the charge, you may be facing significant jail time, probation, fines, or even prison. Our firm is experienced in dealing with these types of cases, and we understand that each case is different. We work hard to find solutions that will produce the best possible results for your particular case.
Criminal damage to property is a charge that can arise from a number of situations. It could be a domestic dispute that results in damage to property, it could be vandalism, road rage, or other behavior.
We represent many clients who are arrested, cited, charged, or indicted for Criminal Damage to Property crimes in the New Orleans area. We pride ourselves on offering professional attention to every case. Our lawyers are experienced and aggressive when handling Criminal Damage to Property cases.
Some of the other property crimes that we defend in Orleans and Jefferson Parish are:
Fires of suspicious origins are investigated by arson experts who determine the fuel source, oxygen and heat source of a fire or explosion. A New Orleans Property Crimes Defense Attorney will often retain the services of an expert to dispute any findings by the state. The fire investigation can be the key to any defense.
The crime of arson is a felony in Louisiana. A New Orleans Criminal Attorney can try to take measures to plea bargain the charges to a lesser degree or to a different charge if a complete defense is not possible.
If you have been charged with a property crime in Louisiana, our law firm may be able to help you with getting the charges against you dismissed or reduced. At our law firm, we are committed to fighting for our clients. If you need to consult with a property crimes defense attorney, please contact our New Orleans office at: 504-599-5955.