Burglary involves a person entering any building or property without permission and with the intent to commit a felony or theft while inside. Often times, it is difficult for the prosecutors to prove that the accused had the intent to commit a felony of theft while inside.
The criminal defense lawyers at the Noll Law Office are experienced and proven Burglary defense lawyers. With over 40 years of experience, our attorneys have successfully handled hundreds, if not thousands, of burglary charges for clients. If you or your loved ones have been charged with Burglary, contact our criminal defense lawyers today at (217) 414-8889 for a free and confidential initial consultation.
The following list details different types of Burglary Charges in Illinois:
- Criminal trespass to a residence
- Home invasion
- Possession of burglary tools
- Residential Burglary
- Unlawful sale of burglary tools
The standard felony burglary charge is a Class 2 felony punishable by 3 – 7 years in the Department of Corrections. However, depending on the accused’s background, the location where the burglary was alleged to have taken place, and if any weapons were present, the criminal penalties for burglary can vary greatly.
Often times, prosecutors try to obtain DNA and Fingerprint evidence in Burglary cases. The lawyers at the Noll Law Office are experienced with both DNA tests and Fingerprint Testing. Our criminal defense attorneys know how to analyze this evidence and use it to build a defense for our clients. Call our DNA and Fingerprint Criminal Defense Lawyers today at (217) 414-8889 to schedule a free initial consultation to discuss your rights.
In addition to DNA and Fingerprint Evidence, burglary cases are prosecuted using eye witness testimony. Our defense attorneys challenge eye-witness testimony and aggressively defend clients since eye witness testimony can be unreliable. If you believe you have been misidentified or have an alibi defense contact our theft crimes Defense Attorneys in Springfield, Illinois at (217) 414-8889 for a free initial consultation so you can understand your rights.
Do you have a drug or substance abuse problem?
Drug addicts can resort to burglary or theft to support their habit. As science and societal awareness has progressed, the Illinois court system has established a variety of alternatives to incarceration for those with drug addiction. You could be eligible for drug court, differed prosecution, first offender probation, supervision, TASC probation, or impact incarceration (boot camp). Our criminal defense lawyers are sensitive to drug abuse, and those crimes stemming from substance abused. Our lawyers have successfully obtained positive results for clients who face addiction. If you suffer from drug abuse and are currently charged with a drug crime or burglary charge, contact our criminal defense attorneys for a free initial consultation at (217) 414-8889.