Malicious Mischief or Vandalism
Vandalism is the malicious destruction of or damage to the property of another.
This definition carries special legal meaning. Defenses will be available depending on the facts. You need a skilled attorney to analyze the facts and law of your case. Shaffer Cormell has over 28 years experience. He will provide the proper factual and legal analysis and representation in Court that you need.
For example, the State will likely consider a conviction for vandalism, causing damage over $400, to be a crime of moral turpitude. This can affect state licensing or other employment matters.
If the State has arrested you or charged you with Vandalism you should immediately exercise your Fifth Amendment Miranda Rights and Sixth Amendment Right to Counsel by remaining silent, cease all communication with the police, and call the