If you’ve been arrested for vandalism in Rhode Island, you need an experienced criminal defense attorney to defend your rights. Having a vandalism charge on your criminal record is extremely detrimental and can result in losing out on opportunities in your life. A vandalism charge on your record can unfortunately lead others to think you’re a violent or destructive person. Most harmfully, vandalism charges are often covered by the media in Rhode Island that can result in your name and reputation being tarnished. Our attorneys can defend your vandalism charge and remove it from your criminal record.
In Rhode Island, the crime of vandalism is a misdemeanor. A vandalism conviction in RI can result in imprisonment for up to one (1) year, fines up to $1,000, up to 100 hours of community service, and restitution for the damaged property. More seriously, a vandalism conviction can remain on your criminal record for up to five (5) years!
The consequences of being charged with vandalism in Rhode Island can last years. Allow our experienced criminal defense attorneys to fight on your behalf. We can successfully defend your case and will expunge the charge from your record for you! The North Kingstown lawyers at Robert E. Craven & Associates defend vandalism charges throughout Rhode Island. Call us today for a free consultation!