Minnesota Burglary Attorney
Burglary is unlawfully breaking and entering into another's property with the intent to commit a criminal act. Since Burglary is typically charged as a felony, it is important that you choose an experienced criminal defense attorney to defend you.
Our Minnesota Criminal Lawyer Defends All Degrees of Charges
The â€śdegreeâ€ť of Burglary varies. For example, First Degree Burglary occurs when a building is entered, without consent, while someone is in the building; or when the burglar enters and possesses a dangerous weapon; or when the burglar assaults someone in the building. An individual convicted of first degree burglary could be sentenced up to 20 years in prison or a fine up to $35,000, or both. Second Degree Burglary occurs when the building is a dwelling; or when part of the building is a bank or pharmacy; or a tool is used to gain access to property/money. A conviction for second degree burglary could result in up to ten years in prison or a fine up to $20,000, or both. Third Degree Burglary occurs when the burglar either commits or intends to commit a gross misdemeanor or felony inside. The sentence is up to five years in prison or a fine up to $10,000, or both. Fourth Degree Burglary occurs when the burglar commits or intends to commit a misdemeanor inside, other than stealing. An individual convicted of fourth degree burglary may be sentenced up to one year in jail or a fine up to $3,000, or both.
Halberg Criminal Defense represents individuals throughout the Twin Cities, and all of Minnesota, facing Burglary charges.