You May Need a Richmond, TX Criminal Trial Lawyer if You Get Mad at Your Girlfriend, Set Her Bed on Fire and Get Charged with Arson


Richmond, TX/Fort Bend County Criminal Defense Lawyer Jim Sullivan Gets his Client’s 1st Degree Felony Arson Charge Dismissed!

Richmond, TX Criminal Defense Attorney Jim Sullivan represented a man accused of breaking into his girlfriend’s apartment and setting her bed on fire after first writing a racial slur on the wall above the bed.   Prior to this, he had been drinking heavily.  His client faced between 5 to 99 years or life on the 1st degree felony Arson charge.  The prosecutor would only offer a lengthy prison sentence until Sullivan was able to persuade him to do the right thing–dismiss the felony and file it as a misdemeanor criminal mischief.  Because his client extinguished the fire right after starting it, the prosecutor would have had a difficult time to prove up the elements of the Arson charge at trial.  Needless to say, the client and his family were extremely grateful for the result.  His client promised to stop drinking and attend A.A. meetings.  His family certainly hopes so.

If you need a Richmond, Texas Criminal Trial Lawyer, you can call Jim Sullivan right now at 281-546-6428.


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