At The McDaniel Law Firm, we know facing serious criminal charges like burglary can be incredibly confusing and frightening. Our experienced defense attorneys in Memphis will help you understand your charges and determine your options. Our attorneys will work with you to develop an aggressive defense strategy that delivers the best possible outcome.
Some of the Most Common Burglary Charges in Tennessee:
According to Tennessee law, there are several different types of burglary, and the possible penalties vary based on these differences. A conviction for burglary can have serious consequences, ranging from:
Burglary of a Building – A person commits burglary when they enter a building other than a habitation, with intent to commit a felony, theft, or assault. Burglary of a Building is a Class D Felony which has a range of punishment of 2 – 12 years of imprisonment and a possible fine up to $5,000.
Burglary of a Vehicle – A person commits burglary of a vehicle when they enter an automobile, truck, or other vehicle with intent to commit a felony, theft, or assault. Burglary of a Vehicle is a Class E Felony which has a range of punishment of 1 – 6 years of imprisonment and a possible fine up to $3,000.
Aggravated Burglary – An Aggravated Burglary occurs when a person commits burglary of a habitation. Aggravated Burglary is a Class C Felony - which has a range of punishment of 3 – 15 years of imprisonment and a possible fine up to $10,000.
Especially Aggravated Burglary – An Especially Aggravated Burglary occurs when there is burglary of a habitation and where the victim suffers serious bodily harm. Especially Aggravated Burglary is a Class B Felony which has a range of punishment of 8 – 30 years of imprisonment and a possible fine up to $25,000.
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The McDaniel Law Firm has over 37 years of experience and the legal skills to effectively fight any criminal charges you may face. We will work hard to resolve these charges and will work aggressively to achieve the best possible outcome for your case.
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