Burglary is the serious criminal offense of trespassing by breaking and entering. While most think burglary is synonymous with theft, burglary is simply the charge of breaking and entering, regardless if there is an intent to steal anything. Burglary is also referred to as trespassing, housebreaking, or breaking and entering. Depending on the circumstances of the crime, and whether anything was allegedly stolen, penalties for burglary convictions vary. However, most burglary offenses are felonies, and a conviction can seriously alter the course of your life.
Consulting a reputable theft crimes attorney in Maryland is in your best interest, so you can assemble a strong defense strategy and fight the charges. My criminal defense law firm, The Law Office of Mark G. Scheuerman, LLC has litigated many theft crime cases, and I am eager to hear your side of the story.
Call me today at (410) 630-4274 if you’ve been arrested for burglary charges.
In Maryland, burglary offenses are broken down into four degrees, all of which are felonies, except fourth degree burglary. Because there is a grey area between the different types of burglary offenses depending on the accused burglar’s intent, a skilled Maryland theft crimes attorney can help create a strong defense and add clarity to your case.
Different burglary offenses in Maryland, and penalties for conviction, include:
As a knowledgeable criminal defense attorney in Baltimore, I am familiar with assembling strong legal defenses for burglary charges in Maryland. I am eager to help you and educate you on how to proceed after you’ve been arrested on burglary charges.
Schedule your free consultationonline with The Law Office of Mark G. Scheuerman, LLC, or call (410) 630-4274.