Burglary in Texas
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When you are accused of burglary in Texas, you are facing potential prison time, expensive fines, and a permanent mark on your criminal record. With the stakes this high, it is in your best interest to obtain legal representation from an experienced and knowledgeable attorney.
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Burglary Laws & Penalties
In Texas, burglary is defined as doing one of the following things without consent of the property owner:
- Entering a habitation (home), building, or any part of a building that is not open to the public with the intent to commit a theft, assault, or felony
- Remaining hidden in a habitation or building with the intent to commit a theft, assault, or felony
- Entering a habitation or building and committing or attempting a theft, assault, or felony
Burglary is often considered a state jail felony, punishable by up to two years in state jail and a maximum fine of $10,000. But if a burglary is committed upon a habitation, it is a second-degree felony which results in a maximum prison sentence of 20 years. Burglary of a vehicle is a Class A misdemeanor, punishable by a maximum jail sentence of one year.
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