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I really appreciate you getting right back to us. I didn't think that you would be working weekends!! Sorry my response was so late. Your response was very helpful and confirmed the counsel that we are getting, which gives me a little more confidence. The county where this happened is rural, and known to be "tough". If this trial goes south and he is convicted of a felony, what recourse do we have? We just can't let this happen. If he had committed a criminal act, we would have to accept that...but he is not a criminal and has cooperated and accepted full responsibility from the beginning. But this was an accident. Our state had a lot of fires this past year. About 1/3 were human caused, but no one came forward and took responsibility. Our son did what he thought was the right thing...took responsibility, and they are going to make this a big case. We really are floored that this has gotten this far..and needless to say, we have mixed feelings about whether the justice system is going to be just. Do we have options if this goes bad?
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