Have you been charged with Criminal Mischief?
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Do you need an attorney?
A charge of Criminal Mischief in the State of Ohio is usually a misdemeanor charge which can usually carry a maximum penalty of a 60 days in jail and a maximum $500 fine.
If you are charged or accused of Criminal Mischief, you will need an attorney who has experience in criminal defense. Get in touch right away to find what you can do to put yourself in a better position to defend against this charge. The consultation is free.
What is Criminal Mischief?
The Ohio Revised Code defines Criminal Mischief in R.C. 2909.07(A)(1):
“No person shall, without privilege to do so, knowingly move, deface, damage, destroy, or otherwise improperly tamper with the property of another.”
The prosecution must be able to prove that the property of another was damaged or tampered with in some way. There usually needs to be a change in the location or condition of the property in order for the prosecution to prevail on a charge of Criminal Mischief.
What can you do?
Call now at 419-830-7441. If you, or someone you care about, have been charged with an offense of Criminal Mischief in Toledo or the surrounding areas, a prompt and confidential consultation with a qualified attorney can help. Steps should be taken as soon as possible to address these charges. Contact Brian C. Morrissey, Attorney at Law, right away at 419-830-7441 to set up a free consultation.