Burglary is a similar offense to criminal trespass but more serious. This
is a type of theft crime in Texas that can result in harsh consequences.
In order to be charged with burglary, the prosecutor must prove all of
the following beyond a reasonable doubt:
It can also be the case that the defendant did not necessarily enter into
the building unlawfully, but remained hidden in property beyond the hours
open to the public and had the intent to commit a felony. It is important
to note that this offense involves the intent of the defendant, it does
not specify that the felony or theft actually had to take place.
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The charges that follow a burglary offense will depend on the property
entered, the victim and the details of the offense.
The potential sentences and penalties include:
Second Degree Felony Burglary:
State Jail Felony Burglary:
Class A Misdemeanor Burglary:
In order to avoid the serious penalties on the line, team up with a burglary
lawyer Williamson County from our firm for help. There are many defenses
to be made in order to help your case, such as showing mistakes in the
facts, a lack of intent to commit a felony or even entrapment.
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