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Cincinnati Arson Defense Lawyers

Arrested for Arson? You Need Trusted Defense!

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.

Patituce & Associates has been representing clients throughout the community for years. We bring more than three decades of collective insight to the table and can help you through this time. Our goal is to secure a favorable outcome on your behalf while protecting your rights and interests every step of the way.

Don't go without counsel if you've been charged with arson. Call (513) 657-2440 to set up an initial consultation.

Ohio Arson Charges

Under the state’s arson code, those who commit arson may face various penalties if convicted of this offense. Depending on the factors involved, such as property value, amount of damage, and the type of property effected, the penalties may vary.

  • Penalties you may face for arson in Ohio:
  • First-degree misdemeanor arson – 6 months in jail
  • Fourth-degree felony (property value exceeds $100,000) –up to 18 months in prison

Aggravated Arson Ohio

In Ohio, you may face aggravated arson charges if the structure was occupied and the incident created risk of serious physical harm to others. Likewise, if the accused alleged offered or accepted money to create the risk, it is considered aggravated arson.

  • Charges you may face for aggravated arson:
  • Second-degree felony – up to 8 years in prison
  • First-degree felony – Up to 11 years in prison

Get the Defense You Need for Arson Charges

Arrested for arson or aggravated arson in Ohio? Do not face these allegations on your own! You need the defense of our Cincinnati arson lawyers from Patituce & Associates to protect your rights.

The Cincinnati arson defense attorneys at Patituce & Associates can defend your name. Call the firm at (513) 657-2440.

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  • Significant Reduction, Probation Aggravated Burglary: State v. Boscarello, Cuyahoga County
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  • Case Dismissed DUI / OVI: Cleveland v. Al-Nazer (2012 TRC 040781)
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