Burglary SentencingIf you are convicted of burglary depending on the elements of the crime will depend on the sentence you may receive.

For example if the elements include:

  • By stealth, force, or deception
  • Trespass 
  • In an occupied structure, or 
  • In a separately secured or separately occupied portion of an occupied structure
  • When another person (other than the accomplice) is present or likely to be present
  • With the purpose to commit any criminal offense
  • In the structure or in a separately secured or occupied portion of the structure

If you are convicted with burglary contain the above elements, you could be facing a 2nd degree felony with 2-8 years in prison and a fine of up to $15,000.00. 

Or if the elements include:

  • By force, stealth, or deception
  • Trespass 
  • In an occupied structure, or 
  • In a separately secured or separately occupied portion of an occupied structure
  • With purpose to commit any criminal offense
  • In the structure or in a separately secured or occupied portion of the structure

A burglary conviction of the above is a 3rd degree felony with 9 – 36 months in prison and a fine of up to $10,000. For multiple robberies or burglaries, a prison sentence may be 1 – 5 years in prison.

The Law Offices of Steven R. Adams will provide you with a variety of defenses that can be used to defend you against your charges. 

If you have questions about the charges you are facing or you need an experienced burglary defense attorney to fight the charges against you and protect throughout the legal process. The Law Offices of Steven R. Adams, LLC is here to help protect your rights. Call (513) 929-9333 today to get the answers you need in your free case evaluation.
Tad Brittingham
Criminal defense attorney Tad Brittingham is dedicated to serving his clients throughout the Cincinnati area