Daytona Beach Burglary Lawyer
Burglary Defense Attorneys in Daytona Beach - (888) 785-6548
A burglary is an unauthorized entry into a structure, dwelling, or vehicle
with the intention of committing an additional crime, such as theft inside,
that structure or dwelling. Burglaries are serious crimes with significant
penalties. An individual arrested and charged with burglary should contact
a Daytona Beach criminal defense attorney immediately for legal advice
and guidance and before making statements to authorities. Buckmaster &
Ellzey defends all types of criminal cases, including burglary.
Why Choose Our Daytona Beach Burglary Lawyers?
- 20+ years of trusted collective legal experience
- Former prosecutors building your defense
- Trial-tested, hard-hitting representation
- Winner of the Avvo Clients’ Choice Award 2015
We offer a unique perspective to our cases due to former work as prosecutor.
We offer insight of both sides of the law when forming a defense for our
clients against criminal charges. We have the knowledge and the resources
to defend clients against any burglary allegation.
Penalties for Burglary in Florida
The existence of prior offenses, the type of theft, and circumstances of
the burglary can affect the sentencing if found guilty. There are varying
degrees of burglary felony convictions, and the laws vary from state to
state, with Florida having some of the stiffer penalties including:
- First degree felony - maximum life sentence in prison
- Second degree felony - maximum 15-year prison sentence
- Third degree felony - maximum 5-year prison term
Additional penalties include large fines, court costs, community service,
restitution, court ordered counseling and rehabilitation programs, or
other penalties imposed by a judge at sentencing. An accused offender
has a lot at stake and a conviction can affect the future of the individual
as well as family members and associates. It is important to have a strong
defense from a dependable criminal defense attorney who can challenge
evidence presented by the prosecution.
Defense can attack the validity of warrants, victim statements, police
reports, arrest procedures, forensics, and any other evidence in support
of the prosecution. We know how the prosecution works and how they build
their cases. We get results for our clients. Make an appointment today
for a consultation with an experienced burglary defense lawyer.