Breaking Down Ohio’s Arson Laws

What do you think of when you hear about arson?

If you’re thinking about someone deliberately setting a fire, you’re right on point, but there are more specific details to this criminal action.

In the Ohio Statute of Limitations, a perpetrator can face 6 or 20 years in prison for committing arson, depending on the facts of the case.

Ohio’s Arson Punishments

The charge you face depends on the property in question. The potential sentence ranges from:

Crime Punishment
1st degree misdemeanor Up to 6 months in jail and fines up to $1,000
3rd degree felony 1-5 years in prison and fines up to $10,000

  Ref: ORC 2909.03


Be the first to write a comment

cancel reply

What About Costs?

We collect no fees until you recover on your claim. We commit substantial resources to investigate your case, hire expert witnesses, and cover necessary expenses. If we win, we recover these expenditures. If not, you owe us nothing.

Learn more about FDS

Deciding If You Have a Case?

We can help you determine if you have a case and give you the information you need to make a decision. Our entire legal team will help you regain your life by stepping in at this crucial time.

Meet our attorneys

Our History of Success

We feel our success is based on our defined approach to each case, which includes a thorough investigation, a full review of legal documents and ongoing consultations.

Verdicts and settlements