Top Rated San Diego Burglary Attorney For Those Charged With First & Second Degree Break & Entering and Other Burglary Offenses Throughout Southern California
An experienced San Diego burglary lawyer is what you need when accused of unlawful break and entering. Burglary is defined to have occurred when unlawful entry of a premise takes place without the consent of the owner. It is basically the criminal offense of breaking and entering a building illegally for the purpose of committing a crime. A lot of the statutes of the states where the jurisdiction falls for the respective individuals have been made less restrictive with the purpose of allowing room for doubt.
The criminal offense of breaking and entering a building illegally for the purpose of committing a crime is a very broad area and mistakes can easily happen. Therefore Law enforcement agencies have given ordinary individuals to fight their case but what you need is a good criminal defense lawyer to render you the correct advice.
There are two types of burglary in California Burglary Penal Code:
- First Degree : this is burglary that takes place at a residential building and is charged as a felony by prosecutors
- Second Degree: this is burglary that takes place in a commercial area is normally charged as a misdemeanor or felony by prosecutors
Your burglary charges can fall under any of the above type of charges and as you can see the first is the most serious of the two types.
In 2011, households experienced about 3,394,700 burglary victimizations, a decline from 6,353,700 in 1994. The rate of burglary (attempted forcible entry, completed forcible entry, and completed unlawful entry) decreased 56% from 1994 to 2011, from 63.4 to 27.6 victimizations per 1,000 U.S. households.
The Bureau Of Justice Statistics extensive report about the statistics of the burglaries that happened from 1994 to 2011 are as follows:-
Burglary offenses are very serious offense and can lead to hefty fines and long time in jail. But our firm will be able to help you in getting a reduced sentence or the entire charges dismissed.
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