What is the sentenceing for a juvenile with no previous record in ny charged with 2nd degree arson

Asked about 2 years ago - Buffalo, NY

my son and daught are being charged with 2nd degree arson but the fire was accidental what can i do and i missed there 1st court dat on accident they said if i signed this paper the would only get probation so if they go back on there deal what would there sentenceing be?

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  1. Joseph A Lo Piccolo

    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . Are they being treated as juvenile's or adults?
    It makes all the difference...

    Joseph A. Lo Piccolo, Esq.
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  2. Carlos Gonzalez


    Contributor Level 17


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    Answered . There is not sufficient information to respond to this answer.

    is the individual beibg charged in Familly Court as a juvenile, in criminal court as a juvenile. youthful offender? are they under the age of 19? is it their first arrest?

    these factors make enormous differences in the possible sentencing!

    you should hire him a good defense attorney that would be able to walk you through this entire process...

  3. Matisyahu Wolfberg

    Contributor Level 11

    Answered . Where did this happen, in NY?

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