If you have been contacted by your insurance company or by authorities regarding a fire insurance claim, or if you have already been arrested on suspicion of arson it is important to speak with an attorney as soon as possible. Arson is a serious offense that can come with significant penalties for those who are convicted. Before you speak to an insurance adjuster or to the police, talk with a lawyer about your rights.
At the law firm of Catherine Cleveland, P.C., I provide experienced representation for individuals arrested for arson and other violent crimes in Salt Lake City and the surrounding communities of Utah. I will review the circumstances of your arrest and the alleged events in order to understand what actually happened.
Experienced Utah Criminal Defense
The thorough investigation of arson charges in an important piece to preparing a strong defense. This includes examining the cause of the fire. In these types of cases, I will often hire highly experienced investigators who can help to mount a vigorous defense.
If you are convicted of the charge of arson, you may face a lengthy term of incarceration in addition to other penalties, especially if any people were injured or killed as a result. Since arson is a felony, it will also go on your criminal record and can have a significant impact on your future.
Salt Lake City Arson Defense Attorney
To get started with your criminal defense, call my Salt Lake City law office for a free initial consultation with a lawyer. I am available by phone at 801-783-3488 or toll free at 877-753-1247. You can also contact me online.