Arlington Burglary of Building Lawyer
Burglary of building or habitation is a charge that specifically relates to the fact that you have committed a theft from premises that you had no right to be on. Specifically, that you entered the premises without the owner’s consent and then went on to commit a theft from that premises. The issue of consent is very important and if the state cannot show that this was present you cannot be convicted of burglary of building/habitation.
If you find yourself facing this specific charge in North Texas or Arlington area you should contact Goolsby law firm as quickly as possible for help. With two decades of experience criminal defense lawyer Mike Goolsby has the knowledge and experience to defend you if you face this situation. He has two decades of experience practicing law and as a former trial attorney with the district attorney’s office has insider knowledge of exactly how the criminal court system works in this area.
An allegation is not the end of the road, there are many defenses you can make against the specific charge of burglary of building or habitation. In this type of situation gathering evidence and proof is essential, and Mike Goolsby can review all the evidence collected against you by the state. He believes that the state must be made to prove their case to the greatest extent possible. One of the important things that must be shown to make this particular charge is the matter of intent, and specifically that you entered the building with intent to steal without permission of the owner of the premises.
Whenever you are questioned by the police you are entitled to have your attorney present. Do not put your life and future liberty in the hands of an overworked public defender. Often with an experienced criminal defense attorney by your side during this process the charges against you can be reduced in seriousness or in certain circumstances dismissed entirely.
The penalties you will face if convicted of burglary of building/habitation are extremely serious and potentially life changing. They include, jail time, the requirement pay restitution to the victim, probation, community service, legal fees, fines, and other problems. Even after your sentence is completed you will have to deal with the problems that your criminal record will give you. You may be prevented from renting property, gaining employment, holding certain pressure licenses, owning a gun, and your record will be available for potential business partners or employers to review.
If you are facing an accusation of burglary of building/habitation in North Texas or Arlington area then contact The Goolsby Law Firm as quickly as you can. Unlike many other law firms attorney Mike Goolsby accepts full responsibility for all clients taken on by his firm. You will be kept informed at all times of exactly what stage your case is at, and never be handed off to an assistant or another attorney. Call today to schedule a free consultation to discuss your situation, complete confidentiality and discretion is assured at all times.