Burglary Crime Charges: A burglary occurs when an individual enters a home, business or other privately owned structure with the intent to commit an offense therein.
In the State of Florida, it is a very serious felony. Depending upon the circumstances of the burglary, if convicted, you may be sentenced to a prison term ranging from a few years up to a life sentence.
Theft Crime Charges: Theft, unlike burglary, does not have to involve entering into a home or establishment.
A theft occurs when an individual knowingly and intentionally obtains or uses property of another without the victim's consent or knowledge.
Theft may also be the act of depriving the victim the right to the property or the ability to benefit from the property.
When facing theft, burglary criminal charges, you need a detailed and aggressive theft, burglary defense strategy. It is also important to have a voice of experience on your side.
Depending upon the value of the property taken or used without consent by the victim, you may be charged with a petit theft up to grand theft. Both petit theft and grand theft may be punishable by jail or prison time, with grand theft carrying a more severe sentence.
If you require experienced legal advice and representation from a qualified Theft and Burglary Crime Defense attorney (lawyer), please call our offices to schedule a confidential legal consultation.