Columbus Vandalism Defense Lawyer
Columbus Criminal Defense Lawyer
The Nature of Columbus Vandalism Charges
Being accused of vandalism is a serious criminal charge that can potentially have a serious impact on ones life. These charges are dealt with by the state with great attention and detail. If you are being faced with these charges or feel that you are in a situation that deems the potential of vandalism charges please do not hesitate to find legal advice, representation, and support.
What Constitutes Vandalism Charges in Columbus
In order to be found guilty of vandalism the prosecution needs to prove that the defendant engaged in some sort of "willful behavior" to diminish the change the state of property belonging to another person. Some examples of vandalism could be slashing someone's tiers, "egging" someones car, or defacing another personal property in any way.
Columbus Vandalism Penalties
Vandalism can either be a felony or misdemeanor charge depending on the situation. These charges can result in potential jail time and/or fees.
Hire an Experienced Columbus Vandalism Defense Lawyer
Fortunately, the Law Offices of Eric J. Hoffman have extensive experience with violent crime charges in the state of Ohio and are regarded by peers and clients as distinguished specialist in the field. Mr. Hoffman has 34 years of experience defending clients with violent crime charges. Mr. Hoffman most notably has been involved in many high profile violent crime cases in Columbus and the surrounding counties and has received multiple not guilty verdicts.