Accused of Burglary in Harris County, TX?
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If you, a loved one, or other relative were accused or charged with the crime of burglary, you’ll have every reason to be concerned as burglary cases are harshly prosecuted in the state of Texas. A person charged with burglary in Houston will be pursued to the fullest extent of the law to the degree that a defendant with sub-par legal counsel could be facing a situation in which, if convicted, subjected to maximum sentence for the offense.
The Capitaine Law Firm has a record of successfully defending persons who were accused of burglary in Houston and the surrounding jurisdictions. Regardless of whether or not you’re leaning towards a guilty plea or intend to proclaim your innocence and fight the charge in court, we’re among the best experience law firms in Houston to help you with your case.
If you need to consult with a defense lawyer in Houston about fighting a burglary charge, call Christian Capitaine today at 832-618-7831.
How is Burglary Defined in Texas?
Burglary as defined by Texas Law is entering a habitation, a building, an area of a building that’s closed to the public, remaining concealed in this area or hiding yourself in a building, with the intention of committing a theft, assault, or another felony offense.
Penalties for Persons Convicted of Burglary
In most instances, burglaries are classified as a State Jail Felony offense, however, in other cases when a burglary happens in a person’s home, 2nd Degree felony charges will apply.
STATE JAIL FELONY
If a person is found guilty of Burglary, they will be charged with a State Jail Felony which carries a potential prison sentence of 180 days to 2 years in a correctional facility in addition to fines of up to 10,000.00.
2ND DEGREE FELONY
A person charged with Burglary of a Habitation will face prosecution for a felony in the 2nd degree. 2nd Degree felony convictions carry a maximum fine of 10,000.00 with a potential jail term that can range from 2 to 20 years in prison.
Contact Attorney Christian Capitaine
If you’re facing burglary or other theft-related felony charges in Texas, you’re in a serious situation that will require an experienced criminal defense attorney to be at your side for the best results. If hired, Attorney Christian Capitaine will review the evidence, find a way out for you, and defend your good name in the court of law. If your case is not winnable, he’ll be honest with you about and work with you to find a solution that may keep you out of jail. If you’re innocent, be sure to contact Christian today.