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Violent Crime Defense Attorney

Charged with PC 244?  What is the sentence for PC 244? Punishment?  Have questions? Need Legal Advice?  Call Fresno Criminal Defense Attorney Jonathan Rooker

Criminal Defense in the Fresno area consists of many different crimes and allegations.  Some crimes are common like DUI, Assault, Battery, and drug crimes.  Others are less common, but very serious.  There have been incidents of this type of crime being committed in the Central Valley.  If you are charged with this crime, you may want to speak with an attorney to see if you need representation.

Crimes upon others by use of flammable liquids have been occurring with more frequency in recent years.  They are serious felony charges and can result in lengthy prison sentences.  The applicable penal code section for this offense is below, however there can be longer prison sentences depending on many relevant factors, so it is important to consider talking with an experienced criminal defense attorney who can advise you represent you on your case.

PC 244 Throwing acid or flammable substance with intent to disfigure or burn; Flammable substance defined

Any person who willfully and maliciously places or throws, or causes to be placed or thrown, upon the person of another, any vitriol, corrosive acid, flammable substance, or caustic chemical of any nature, with the intent to injure the flesh or disfigure the body of that person, is punishable by imprisonment in the state prison for two, three, or four years.

As used in this section, "flammable substance" means gasoline, petroleum products, or flammable liquids with a flash-point of 150 degrees Fahrenheit or less.

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"Criminal defense is about helping good people, that is what I do." Jonathan Rooker

Experienced Fresno and Madera County Criminal Defense Attorney Jonathan Rooker understands the needs of each client are quite unique to each individual client. Some clients are looking to keep their drivers license, others are looking to avoid long periods of incarceration. Many times pride and principles are cited for the client's motivation to achieve a particular resolution to their case. Many clients just want to put their life, family, and career back together. It is the responsibility of the defense attorney to coordinate and effective defense for the benefit of the client. It is essential that I provide the best defense for the individual person and their specifically tailored needs in life. I will help you by building the best defense that the facts allow. One important aspect of hiring a private attorney is the time they spend listening to your needs, and working to obtain an effective resolution under the circumstances. When these problems arise, it's time to reach out for a helping hand. I handle criminal defense cases on a daily basis, helping people with their issues. Let me help you.