Burglary Defense Attorney in Plano
Defense for Burglary / Breaking and Entering Charges
Burglary is a criminal offense that 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.
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, and this will be your opportunity to discuss your charges with a competent Plano burglary defense lawyer. You can get your questions answered and can get the information you need to make the right choices that will help you fight your charges and avoid a criminal conviction. Your initial consultation is free and confidential.
What are the Penalties for Burglary in Plano?
The sentencing that may be 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.
Contact a Plano burglary attorney at our law offices to undergo a free case review with a legal professional who can help.