Arson in Texas is a felony. Depending upon the circumstances of your case, you could face up to 99 years or life in prison as well as fines.
Further, other charges could be brought in connection with the arson charge. For example, if the police claim that you set a fire in an attempt to kill another person, a prosecutor may seek capital murder charges that could possibly result in the death penalty.
Arson crimes in Texas can result in some very severe penalties. Depending on the specific statute a person is accused of violating, a conviction can result in one of the following sentences:
If you have been charged with the crime of arson you will need an experienced attorney from the Hersom Law Firm to assist you in protecting your rights and securing a good outcome.