Law Office of Michael L. Fell
900 Roosevelt Irvine, CA 92620
(949) 585-9055

Falsely Reporting a Fire

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Falsely Reporting a Fire

An experienced defense attorney and former arson prosecutor, Michael L. Fell can resolve allegations quickly and painlessly.

Have you been accused of falsely reporting a fire by any of the following actions?

  • Calling 911 to make a false report
  • Triggering a fire alarm without cause
  • Tampering with or breaking fire alarms, fire extinguishers, and other equipment

You could face a misdemeanor charge and face up to one year in county jail.

If anyone was injured as a result of your actions, you could face a felony charge and end up in state prison for up to 3 years.

Act Now to Protect Your Rights

You definitely do not deserve to be punished for taking action to report what you believed to be a real fire danger. If this is what happened, Attorney Fell can help you prove it.

Call now to hire Michael L. Fell as your defense attorney, and he will immediately get to work building your defense. This includes looking for witnesses who could support the fact that you acted in good faith, as well as working with the prosecution to try to get the case resolved quickly—perhaps without any official charge even being filed.

Special Help for Juvenile Offenders

Most kids don’t even realize that tampering with a fire alarm is a crime—until they find themselves being interviewed by police. If your child has been accused of setting off the fire alarm at school or starting a fire, you should definitely contact Michael L. Fell right away. Attorney Fell’s early intervention may result in the matter being resolved without a lengthy and stressful foray into the juvenile court system. Attorney Fell can also advocate for your child to stay in school should any school administrative hearing come up as a result of the incident.

Our Staff is Here to Help

At The Law Office of Michael L. Fell, we know that trouble can strike at any time. That’s why we are careful to always have an attorney here during business hours who can answer your questions and provide immediate assistance as needed. Call us at (949) 585-9055 to get started.