Burglary Charges Defense Attorneys In Jacksonville
To prove a burglary case in Florida, a prosecutor must prove that you, the defendant, entered a property without permission and intended to commit a crime therein. If you or a loved one have been charged with burglary in Florida, it’s time to contact an experienced burglary charges defense attorney at Finnell, McGuinness, Nezami & Andux P.A., One of our criminal defense attorneys can represent individuals facing these charges while customizing a strong defense for the best possible outcome.
Burglary Laws In Florida
A burglary can be prosecuted as a life, first-degree, second-degree or third-degree felony. A burglary can be from a dwelling or home, a structure or a vehicle. If you are armed with a firearm, cause over a $1000 in damage or are wearing a mask, your case can be enhanced with more severe punishment. Penalties for a third-degree felony are punishable by up to five years and fines up to $5,000. A second-degree felony can lead to up to 15 years in prison and fines of up to $10,000. Last, a first-degree felony is the most serious and can lead up to 30 years in prison or possibly life in prison and $10,000 fines.
Possible Burglary Defenses
Our experienced burglary charges defense legal team can craft a strong defense in hopes of getting you reduced or dismissed charges. Some possible defenses include the premises were open to the public, the defendant lacked the intent to commit a crime, or the owner consented to their entry on the property. All of these can help create a strong defense for your criminal case. Our legal team has over 100 years of combined legal experience and can help you to get the results you’re looking for.
Call To Schedule A Free Legal Consultation
At Finnell, McGuinness, Nezami & Andux P.A., we offer free consultations at our law firm located at 712-APine Ave, Green Cove Springs, FL 32043, and at our Jacksonville office, located at 2114 Oak Street
Jacksonville, FL 32204, for those needing our legal help with burglary charges. During this initial consultation, we will learn about the details of your criminal case and can answer any questions you have about the upcoming legal process. To learn more about what we can do for you as a burglary charges defense lawyer and to schedule this important legal consultation, call us at 904-717-7747.
Over 100 years of combined experience.