Have you been arrested and charged with the crime of burglary? It is essential to the future of your case that you retain legal assistance that understands your charges and can help you prepare a strong defense for your case. The crime of burglary is a serious offense in the state of Texas, and can involve any of the following actions according to Texas PC §30:
- Entering a habitation or building that is not open to the public for the purpose of committing a felony, theft, or assault
- Remaining concealed in a building or habitation with the intent of committing a felony, theft, or assault
- Entering a habitation or building and commits, or attempts a felony, theft, or assault
According to this same law, “entering” can mean any part of the body or any physical object attached to the body. Typically, this offense is charged as a state jail felony, unless the building is a habitation, in which case the offense is escalated to a second-degree felony. If you are charged with the state jail felony of burglary, then you will face up to 2 years in jail and fines up to $10,000 in fines. If you are charged with a second-degree felony, then you will face up to 20 years in prison. It is essential to you future that you retain skilled representation, and our firm can provide this for you.
Defending Larceny in Texas
Our firm is dedicated to serving the residents of Texas who have been arrested and criminally charged. Your situation is important to us, and you can be sure that we will stand by you and work with you to pursue the results that you desire. Our Texas burglary lawyers have years of experience in defending the criminally accused, and throughout our years in practice, have received various awards and recognition for our excellent service. Let us work with you to pursue the outcome that you need. Contact our firm today to discuss the charges that you face and to begin pursuing the results that you desire.