Criminal mischief generally applies to cases of arson, vandalism, or any other act that defaces, damages, or destroys another person's property.
If you've been charged with arson or vandalism in Fort Worth, an attorney with criminal mischief experience is highly useful for a successful defense.
The property is defined as belonging to another if it is an item that belongs wholly to another person or even if it is your item, but another person or entity has a stake in the property.
For example, if you were to destroy something in your home, if your spouse had an interest or partial ownership in that item (say, a television you bought mutually), it could be considered a crime.
Examples of criminal mischief are wide-ranging, but include such actions as:
If you've been charged with criminal mischief in Fort Worth and need a competent defense attorney to fight for your interests, contact us at Hawkins & Walker to confidentially discuss your circumstances and to explore your options.
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*Up to Class C Misdemeanors