Arson charges - illegally starting fires that destroy buildings, property and the environment - can result in significant prison time, restitution and other consequences if you are convicted. That is why it is important to consult an experienced criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible. In fact, suspecting that you might be charged should be reason enough to call a criminal attorney.

Certified Criminal Trial Attorney

At The Law Offices of David T. Schlendorf, our lawyer is a former prosecutor and is certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a criminal trial attorney. This is an award given to only 2 percent of the criminal lawyers in the state, making him an advocate one can hire with confidence. A veteran of more than 70 criminal trials in state and federal courts in New York, New Jersey and throughout the United States, he is known as an aggressive advocate dedicated to protecting the rights of his clients and seeking the most favorable outcome possible.

Contact our Toms River law firm if you have been charged or think you may be charged with arson. Learn how our attorney can help.

Defending Clients Against Arson Charges in New York and New Jersey

Successfully defending against an arson charge often requires mastery of technical details. In addition, many arson cases are part of larger insurance fraud cases, making it important to understand financial and business information that the prosecution uses to build its case. Some arson cases may be brought against individuals also charged with murder. Whatever the circumstances of your case, you can rely on Attorney David T. Schlendorf to mount an informed and vigorous defense on your behalf.

Our law firm employs fire investigators as well as other experts and specialists to ensure that the evidence against you has been correctly interpreted. We explore the motivation alleged by the prosecution and determine whether the property and personal damages were correctly assessed. In short, we force the prosecution to make its case against you, challenging it at every step.

Contact our Toms River, New Jersey attorney at The Law Offices of David T. Schlendorf. The firm serves clients throughout the state, including people in places such as Freehold, Asbury Park, Long Branch, Middletown, Marlboro and Atlantic City.