Fort Worth Burglary of Building Lawyer
Burglary of building habitation is a particular theft charge that requires certain criteria to be proven. For instance to secure a conviction of burglary a building habitation the state will have to show that you entered a premises without the owners consent, with intent to steal. It is not sufficient to show that you stole from the premise, it is the matter of consent that is important, and without that you cannot be charged with burglary of building habitation.
If you are facing this specific charge then contact The Goolsby Law Firm. Attorney Mike Goolsby has two decades experience helping people in the North Texas and Fort Worth area fight accusations of burglary of a building or habitation. He believes that the state should be made to prove any allegation against you to the fullest extent, and will explore every option open to make sure your rights are protected and you are properly defended against any criminal accusation.
As previously noted, in the case of burglary of building habitation one of the important things that has to be established for a conviction is the issue of intent. By exploring all the proof and evidence gathered against you Mike Goolsby can often successfully get this specific charge dismissed, if it can be shown that sufficient evidence does not exist for this allegation to stand.
For example if you originally had the building owners permission to enter, and then went on to commit a theft on that premises, you cannot be charged with burglary of building or habitation in this case. Proof is often tricky to establish, and with an experienced criminal defense lawyer the charges against you can often be reduced to a less serious one.
Any criminal allegation against you should be treated extremely seriously. If you are questioned by the police you are entitled to have your attorney present during this questioning. Do not put your future and liberty in the hands of an overworked public defender, who will often have a caseload that includes many other people, meaning they cannot concentrate on you sufficiently. With a knowledgeable and experienced criminal defense attorney on your side, charges can often be successfully argued against and the severity reduced in many cases.
Items such us intent, whether permission existed for you to be on the premises, use of a weapon, and others can be challenged. Mike Goolsby is a prior trial attorney with the District attorney’s office and has extensive experience and knowledge of exactly how the criminal trial system works in this area.
A conviction on a charge of burglary of building and habitation can have very serious and detrimental effects on your lifestyle. You will be facing possible jail time, probation, the requirement pay restitution to the victim, fines, and legal fees. Even after you have served your sentence, living with a criminal record can prove difficult. Your ability to gain employment, rent property, get finance, hold certain professional licenses, and many other problems can make life hard.
An accusation of burglary a building or habitation can be defended against successfully in many cases. Call The Goolsby Law Firm today for a free consultation, attorney Mike Goolsby believes the state should be made to prove any allegation against you to the fullest extent of the law and will fight for your rights at all times to get you the outcome you desire. Call today in strictest confidence, confidentiality is assured at all times.