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Burglary Charges

Milwaukee Theft Crimes Attorney

Are you being charged with burglary in Wisconsin? You need creative legal representation that has a track record of success if you want to stand up for your rights and defend your good name. Milwaukee Criminal Defense Attorney Christopher J. Cherella can represent you and persuasively argue to have your charges dropped or reduced.

Why Attorney Cherella? Look at the following reasons as to why you should choose him:

Burglary accusations cannot be taken lightly. When the heavy hand of the criminal justice system seeks to put you behind bars, you need someone who can strike back. Call (414) 882-8382 today.

Burglary Definition and Penalties

Breaking and entering is the crime of trespassing someone else’s property without their explicit permission. Breaking and entering with the intent to commit any other crime once on or inside the property is known as burglary. Due to the fact that burglaries generally occur when no one else is on the property, they have become synonymous with theft crimes and have been categorized as one by Wisconsin State legislation.

Penalties that can be used in a burglary conviction include:

  • 6 months to 12 years in prison
  • Up to $25,000 fine
  • Lengthy probationary period

Additional fines and jail time can be added onto burglary sentences based on the circumstances of the case and the arrest. For example, if you were found to be in possession of lockpicking tools when you were arrested, it could be used as evidence of premeditation to commit burglary, increasing the severity of your alleged crime.

There is No Time Like the Present to Defend Yourself

The prosecution has gotten to work on their side of the case already. You should not give them an advantage by hesitating to retain a Milwaukee criminal defense lawyer. In many ways, taking the initiative to defend yourself with a professional’s help can take the prosecution off-balance, weakening their case before your trial even begins.

Contact Attorney Cherella to schedule a free case evaluation.

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