Justia Lawyer Rating
Super Lawyers
Expertise - Best Divorce Lawyers in Jacksonville


Jacksonville Florida Arson Lawyer

In Jacksonville, Florida, Arson can be charged as first-degree arson or second-degree arson.

Under Florida Statute Section 806.01, first degree arson occurs when the defendant willfully and unlawfully, or while committing a felony, damaged a dwelling or structure by fire or explosion. A dwelling does not need to be occupied. However, a structure must be one that is normally occupied by people or the defendant knew or should have known was occupied. This is a first degree felony.

However, if the structure in question is (a) the defendant’s property or (b) is not one that is normally occupied by people or the defendant knew or should have known was occupied, it is second-degree arson which is a second degree felony.

If you have been arrested for arson or anticipate an arrest, contact a Jacksonville Florida Arson Attorney to advise you further. Arson is a serious crime and a Jacksonville Florida Arson Lawyer can help you through this stressful time. Contact our Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyers by email or by calling 904-685-1200.

Client Reviews
"As a real estate agent, I have been involved with many property transactions where I needed a probate attorney to help facilitate the transaction. I have used the services of Mr. Goldman and his staff over the last several years and continue to use them on a regular basis. His office has been able to navigate the court system and help estates sell their property quickly and efficiently..." Michael Starling
"I've had Mr. Goldman do my entire estate planning as well as my gun trust. I highly recommend him and his firm. If you're planning a gun trust, trust no one else Mr. Goldman is one of if not the best versed on this topic." Howard
“Great service is an understatement. We bought several properties that Mr. Goldman handled for his clients. The communication and explanation of everything was terrific. I would definitely recommend him for all of your real estate needs.” Kassandra
“After struggling with 2 probate cases prior to hiring attorney Goldman I was extremely apprehensive during the hiring phase. Not only did Attorney Goldman assure me they could take care of this his office was wonderful. Jennifer was assigned to my case and she was wonderful and were able to guide another probate case I had saving me additional time and frustration. Highly recommend this office.” Debbie