Mesa Burglary Lawyer
Burglary: Felony Charges in Mesa
Burglary is the crime of entering a building, business, residence or property
with the intent to commit theft or any felony therein. The penalties associated
with a burglary conviction can vary depending on the circumstances of
the incident, and can substantially increase if a weapon was used or another
felony was committed during the course of the burglary.
If you have been arrested and charged with burglary, contact a
Mesa criminal defense attorney to discuss your options. The Law Offices of Trent R. Buckallew, PC is
committed to defending individuals accused of burglary and will vigorously
defend you against these charges.
In Arizona, you can be charged with first, second or third degree burglary:
Third degree burglary involves unlawfully entering a non-residential building, or a fenced commercial
or residential yard in order to steal or commit other felonies, and carries
a penalty of up to four years in prison.
Second degree burglary involves entering a residential property with the intent to commit theft.
First degree burglary is the most serious level of burglary and involves violating the provisions
in a second or third degree burglary -- entering a non-residential building,
residence, fenced commercial or residential yard, while knowingly possessing
a deadly weapon, explosives or dangerous instrument, in the course of
committing any theft or felony. Penalties can include incarceration in
Looking for a lawyer for a burglary case in Mesa?
Facing a burglary charge can be very stressful given the serious consequences
if convicted of this type of crime. The Firm will work diligently with
you throughout the criminal justice process, keep you informed throughout
the case progression, and discuss options regarding the best course of
action towards case resolution.
Attorney Buckallew has extensive experience defending individuals accused of burglary and
other property crimes, and will vigorously defend your case in court.
From identifying deficiencies that may be present in the prosecution’s
case, to challenging procedural or factual defects in the case, he will
fight aggressively on your behalf to achieve the best possible outcome
in your case.
Contact a Mesa burglary lawyer
for a free evaluation of your case.