Irving Burglary of Building Lawyer
In Irving if you are charged with burglary of building and habitation then you could be facing some severe penalties. In the case that you are charged with theft, and specifically if that charge relates to burglary of building and habitation, then the state will have to prove under Texas law that you entered the premises without the owner’s consent to commit the theft, even if a theft is committed, and the owner consented to your original entry to the premises, that you cannot be convicted of burglary.
If you are facing this specific charge then contact The Goolsby Law Firm. Attorney Mike Goolsby has two decades experience helping people in the Irving and Dallas 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, one of the most important factors in a case of burglary of building and habitation is the matter of consent to be in the building in the first place, in addition to, this the matter of intent needs to be established by the state, they will need to show that you entered the building with intent to steal without permission of the building owner.
These charges are extremely serious, and you are entitled to have your lawyer present any time you are questioned by the police. Attorney Mike Goolsby is a prior trial lawyer with the District attorney’s office and has experience of how the criminal trial process works in this area. The help of an experienced attorney during the process of being questioned can often result in lesser charges being filed or even in some cases stop them being filed the first place.
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.
Any criminal conviction can result in effects to your life that can last for a long time. Jail time, probation, the requirement to pay restitution to the victim, fines, legal fees, and other penalties are a distinct possibility. Even after you have served your sentence you will still face repercussions, your ability to gain employment, rent property, hold certain professional licenses, get a license to own a gun, educational prospects, and many other areas will be detrimentally affected.
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.