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Burglary is the unlawful entrance into another's residence, property, business or vehicle with the intent to steal or to commit a felony. When the burglary occurs in a residence, it is classified as first degree burglary. This can carry penalties as harsh as $10,000 in fines and up to 6 years in prison with no aggravating factors. When a burglary occurs in an uninhabited building, a business or a vehicle, it is classified as second degree burglary. This can carry penalties as harsh as $10,000 in fines and up to 3 years in prison. There are some instances in which second degree burglary is a misdemeanors crime, in which case you will be facing up to 1 year in jail and up to $1,000 in fines.
Burglary is generally a felony offense in California, which means that if you are convicted, you will have one strike on your record under the Three Strikes Law. If you have a previous strike, you will be facing enhanced penalties for this criminal offense. At the Law Offices of Jonathan C. Rose, a Van Nuys criminal defense attorney can help you fight your charges.
Handling Burglary Charges in Van Nuys
All criminal charges should be taken seriously, as your freedom is at stake. With skilled legal representation, it may be possible to garner a reduced charge or to get your case dismissed before the trial begins. If your case goes to trial, Attorney Rosen is an experienced and aggressive litigator who has won many cases in court. Ensure that your future is protected! Call the office today to schedule a consultation regarding your case!
Have you been charged with burglary? Contact a Van Nuys Burglary Attorney at the Law Offices of Jonathan C. Rosen to obtain more information about your potential defenses.