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Virginia Arson and Malicious Burning Laws, Penalties & Defenses

ARSON / MALICIOUS BURNING LAW IN VIRGINIA Malicious Burning is the charge for criminal arson under Virginia law. Malicious burning of an occupied dwelling is a Felony offense punishable by a maximum sentence of life in prison if convicted. We strongly recommend that you contact us immediately if charged with any Malicious Burning offense in […]

Felony Arson Charge Results in NO JAIL Time in Fairfax Virginia

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: Class 4 Felony Arson / Malicious Burning Charge (VA Code 18.2-81) resulted in no active jail time, with a fully suspended jail sentence. Call for additional information. Law § 18.2-81. Burning or destroying personal property, standing grain, etc. If any person maliciously, or with intent to defraud an insurance company or other person, […]

Fairfax VA Felony Arson / Malicious Burning Charge DISMISSED

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA Criminal defense attorney case result: Fairfax VA Felony Arson / Malicious Burning Charge DISMISSED   Felony Arson / Malicious Burning charges under VA Code 18.2-77 and 18.2-81, with client facing up to life in prison for allegedly setting an occupied dwelling / apartment building on fire, were DISMISSED for insufficient evidence after a […]