Elements of Arson in California?

Answer Arson is one of the oldest, most traditional crimes in the canon of criminal law. California's first formal arson laws were passed in the 1870s. The state's modern arson laws, however, were enacted... Read More »

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What are the elements of penal code 245 a(1) California law?

Penal code 245 a(1) of California law covers the identification and penalties for committing assault with a deadly weapon--the act of trying to harm another individual using a weapon that could lea... Read More »

Arson Investigation Tools?

Fires are started, many times, by nature, such as when lightning hits a tree or dry brush and sparks a forest fire. Sometimes, though, more sinister culprits are to blame. While house fires can be ... Read More »

How to Prevent Arson in Your Community?

Courtesy of Lebanon Fire Dept., Lebanon, New HampshireArson robs communities of its valuable assets, lives, and property. Arson destroys more than buildings; it can devastate a community resulting ... Read More »

Can house insurance be denied if arson is suspected?

Some homeowners insurance policies will cover a house fire even if it was caused by arson. However, insurance companies may not pay out the claim if the homeowner is suspected of the arson. Always ... Read More »