The District Attorney files this charge against a person who maliciously defaces, damages, or destroys the property of another (Penal Code Section 594(a)). This charge can be filed as a misdemeanor or felony depending on the value of the damage caused to the property. A conviction for violating this statute requires a one year suspension of your driving privilege, or a one year delay in your ability to get a California Driver’s License.
Contact Errol L. Cook, to discuss your particular case. Errol L. Cook has years of experience handling these types of cases, and will be able to advise you of your rights, options, and how to properly proceed with your case.