Arson is a serious criminal charge. You are facing prosecution under O.R.C. 2909.03 for any property crimes involving fire or related hazards. There are various levels of punishment and consequences laid out in this statute, so it is important to find a seasoned Cincinnati criminal defense attorney who can explain your situation and your defense options.
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Under the state’s arson code, those who commit arson may face various penalties if convicted of t his offense. Depending on the factors involved, such as property value, amount of damage, and the type of property effected, the penalties may vary.
If a structure that was occupied was damaged or the arson incident created risk of serious physical harm to others, you may face aggravated arson charges. Likewise, if the accused alleged offered or accepted money to create the risk, it is considered aggravated arson.