BURGLARY CHARGES

Burglary

Being charged with Burglary can carry prison time. I will fight your case vigorously from day one.

I will make sure your rights are protected from overzealous prosecutors and law enforcement. Let my experience guide you and inform you of the best way to proceed. I will fight to make sure that you are treated fairly in court and given a chance to tell your side of the story.

With the possibility of prison time, you need an experienced lawyer to stand by your side and fight for you.  To find out more about what I can do for your case, call (918) 608-8831 today and schedule your free consultation.

WHAT IS BURGLARY?

There are two types of Burglary in Oklahoma – First Degree and Second Degree.

First Degree Burglary occurs when a person breaks and enters the dwelling (home) of another person while someone is present in the dwelling and the person has the intent to commit a crime in the dwelling.

Second Degree Burglary occurs when a person breaks and enters into any building, room, booth, tent, railroad car, automobile, truck, trailer, vessel or structure where property is kept and the person has the intent to steal something or commit some other felony.

POTENTIAL PUNISHMENTS FOR BURGLARY CHARGES

Burglary is a felony in Oklahoma.

The range of punishment for First Degree Burglary is from 7 years up to 20 years in prison.

The range of punishment for Second Degree Burglary is from 2 years up to 7 years in prison.

If you have prior felony convictions then your range of punishment can increase significantly from what is listed above. Call today to schedule a free consultation and I can better explain the range of punishment your may be facing and any defenses you may have.

POSSIBLE DEFENSES TO BURGLARY CHARGES

There are many different defenses when you are charged with burglary. Are there any eyewitnesses? Are the eyewitnesses reliable? Did the police find any finger prints or DNA? Did the police collect the evidence properly? Did the lab analyze the evidence properly? These are just a few of the questions that I can help you answer. Since burglary charges can cover many different fact scenarios the defenses that are available vary greatly depending on the specific facts and circumstances.

If you have been charged with burglary call now to schedule a free consultation. I will work hard to find all or your possible defenses to try and get your charges reduced or even dismissed. If a trial is your best option I will passionately argue your case to the jury. If pleading guilty is your best option I will negotiate the best plea deal with the prosecutor.