The offence of arson means destroying or damaging a piece of property that can include setting fire to a building, erection or similar type structure, and is treated as a serious offence in Australia. Any person found guilty of arson can potentially face a significant amount of time in prison.

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Criminal law: ‘mens rea’ and the guilty mind

Date: 27 Oct 2017, Filed under: Court Appearances, Drug Offences, Assault & Battery, Robbery & Theft, Murder, Anti-Social Laws, Indecent and Sexual Assault, Sexual Offences, Weapons, Arson

It’s probably not too controversial of a statement to make; that the law is filled with many confusing terms and that’s not even including Latin – which...

Sydney Criminal Lawyers

Date: 17 Jun 2014, Filed under: Drug Offences, Human Trafficking, Weapons, Assault & Battery, Robbery & Theft, Arson, Apprehended Violence Orders, Drink Driving, Speeding, Licence Appeals, Drug Driving, Traffic Matters, Victim Support, Witnesses and Victims, Court Appearances, Resisting Arrest, Anti-Social Laws, Indecent and Sexual Assault, Murder, Sexual Offences, Bail Applications, Criminal Law Matters, Fraud, Forgery, Terrorist Activities, Criminal Law, Drink Driving, Drug Driving, Speeding, Traffic Matters

Sydney Criminal Lawyers is one of the leading criminal law firms and practise criminal and driving cases exclusively. Specialising in criminal law means...

Arson Causing Death

Date: 07 Nov 2013, Filed under: Arson, Murder, Criminal Law Matters, Criminal Law

The Maximum Penalty for “Arson Causing Death” in Melbourne – How Serious is This Charge? There is a maximum penalty of 25 years imprisonment for anyone...


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