Burglary: Breaking and Entering

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Burglary is the criminal offense of breaking into another person's property with an unlawful intent to commit a felony offense or to steal from the person. Burglary is also referred to as breaking and entering or housebreaking within the legal community. If you have been accused of breaking and entering and you are now facing criminal charges for burglary, you cannot afford to wait before contacting a Dallas criminal defense attorney from the D'Amore Law Firm.

Grounds for Burglary Charges

Before a person can be charged with burglary, law enforcement must be able to prove that the person:

  • Broke into the property using force or application of force;
  • Illegally entered the property/trespassed;
  • Dwelled within the property for a period of time; and/or
  • Had intentions of committing a felony offense such as a serious theft crime, violent crime or sex crime

Fight the Effects of a Conviction: Contact a Dallas Theft Crime Attorney

Once a person is charged with and convicted of committing burglary in Dallas, he/she may be sentenced with numerous different types of legal consequences which may include jail time, fines, community service, restitution and probation.

Additionally, the person's burglary charges will appear on his/her criminal record indefinitely and may make it hard for the person to obtain future opportunities. If you are hoping to learn more about the individual laws surrounding burglary and the legal consequences that are associated with most burglary convictions, it is a good idea to meet with an informed criminal defense attorney.

If you have been charged with burglary in Dallas, it is likely that you are dealing with felony charges, which means that you may have to spend time in jail if you are convicted. With you future being at stake, it is extremely important that you hire a skilled defense lawyer.

With the help of the right defense attorney, you will receive the representation and information you need to possibly avoid conviction, jail time and large fines. Additionally, you will receive the support and advocacy you need to get through the criminal process with ease. Contact our firm right away for help in your burglary case!