NJ Arson Lawyer
An accusation of arson in New Jersey is a very serious charge and comes with major consequences. In case you are convicted of a serious type of arson, you will certainly face incarceration in jail and loss of career and reputation in society. Thus, if you or your loved one has been arrested for arson, or is currently under investigation for arson, contact Aiello, Harris, Marth, Tunnero & Schiffman, P.C., the best arson defense attorneys, experienced in handling arson charges.
What Is Arson?
Arson is the willful and malicious burning of any structure by fire, which includes:
- A private residence
- A public building
- A commercial building
- Or even a tent.
It can be even a boat or a vehicle. While often times it is the property of another, sometimes under certain circumstances, it may even be your own property. Our attorneys are expertly skilled in dealing with overzealous law reinforcement officers and insurance fraud investigators who are quick to judge a fire as suspicious. Our attorneys engages only the most respected experts in the field of arson investigation forensics to provide evidence that a fire was accidental as opposed to intentionally set.
Defense Against Aggravated Arson
The penalties for arson charges are often severe, depending on the type of arson crime. You could be facing many years in jail for arson charges, ranging from a relatively minor period of incarceration to a very significant one in addition to hefty fines. In the event that someone died as a result of your actions, then you may possibly be charged with murder. Therefore, it is imperative to engage experienced arson defense attorneys who know the crime of arson and how to formulate a defense against it that prevails.
The attorneys at Aiello, Harris, Marth, Tunnero & Schiffman, P.C., understand the intricacies of arson and the various defenses available to these crimes. These knowledgeable attorneys examine the evidence thoroughly to establish the best possible criminal defense available, including, but not limited to, matters involving identification, police misconduct and other suppression issues. the attorneys at Aiello, Harris, Marth, Tunnero & Schiffman, P.C., will use their knowledge and experience to aggressively pursue the best possible outcome by developing the strongest possible defense.
Your Arson Charge Defense
For a defense to be successful, the accused should not make any statement to the insurance investigator or police before contacting our attorneys, Aiello, Harris, Marth, Tunnero & Schiffman, P.C. Anything said by the accused can easily be used against them. It pays to remain silent! It is your right. Our defense investigators and defense experts are often essential to developing a defense to Arson. The prosecutor will use the police investigation information, the insurance investigator report, and an arson expert to build a case. To effectively mount a challenge, our defense experts will consult widely to establish whether there is an alternative position that questions the conclusions of the prosecutor.
Contact our New Jersey arson lawyer
Arson charges can be notoriously difficult to defend in a court of law and therefore it is important to have experienced and savvy legal representation that can help you rebut or contradict the evidence gathered by the police or insurance investigator. If you have been accused of arson in New Jersey, contact Aiello, Harris, Marth, Tunnero & Schiffman, P.C. today and we will be more than happy to answer your questions and address your concerns.
Our New Jersey criminal defense attorneys keep flexible office hours, with weekend appointments available, and we can meet you in your home or hospital room if you cannot travel to our office. We offer flexible scheduling and payment options. Call us today to set up an initial consultation; we’re standing by to assist you at (908) 561-5577 or contact us online