Defense For Burglary/Breaking & Entering Charges
Burglary involves unlawfully entering another’s property with the intent to commit a crime. Theft is frequently associated with burglary, but breaking and entering with the intent to commit any felony, theft, or assault may constitute burglary under Texas law. Burglary may be charged as a first or second degree felony and may be punishable by up to 20 years to life in prison.
What Are The Penalties For Burglary In Plano, Texas?
The sentencing associated with a burglary conviction in Plano will vary depending on the particular offense. By definition, burglary is a crime that involves entering or remaining in a residence or building without the consent of the owner with the intent of committing theft, assault, or a felony offense. Burglary is a second degree felony punishable by 2 to 20 years in prison. If the offense involves breaking and entering a residence with the intent to commit assault or a felony other than theft, it will be a first degree felony punishable by 5 to 99 years or life in prison.
Have You Been Accused Of Burglary Or Breaking And Entering?
Taking the time to involve a criminal defense lawyer is one of the most important things you can do at this time. It only takes a minute to call the Zendeh Del Law Firm, PLLC, which will be your opportunity to discuss your charges with a competent criminal defense lawyer in Plano. You can get your questions answered and get the information you need to make the right choices that will help you fight your charges and avoid a criminal conviction. Contact a Plano burglary attorney at the Zendeh Del Law Firm, PLLC, for a case evaluation!