Burglary Defense Lawyer in Central Islip, New York
Home Invasion, Burglary Criminal Defense Attorney Serving Long Island, NY
If you were arrested and charged with burglary and related crimes, you may face very serious criminal charges that will severely impact your life if you are found guilty. Article 140 of New York’s Penal Law defines burglary as unlawfully entering a home to commit a crime. Another burglary-related charge is Article 140.35, which is “Possession of Burglar’s Tools.”
Burglary in the 3rdDegree is classified as a felony offense in New York. A conviction of Burglary in the 3rdDegree will result in a minimum jail sentence of 1 to 3 years and a maximum jail sentence of 2 to 7 years.
Burglary in the 2ndDegree is a Class C violent felony in New York. The difference in the offense is that the victim is harmed or the person who committed the burglary displayed a weapon. The minimum jail sentence is for 3.5 years with a maximum jail sentence of 15 years.
Burglary in the 1stDegree is classified as a Class B violent felony in the State of New York. This is the most serious criminal charge of all burglary charges and carries a minimum sentence of 5 years in jail and a maximum sentence of 25 years in jail. This charge carries the same prison sentence as the charge of “Attempted Murder.” A 1st Degree is a Class B violent felony.
In many situations, if someone is arrested for burglary, law enforcement may add the following criminal charges in addition to a burglary charge:
- Criminal Possession of Stolen Property
- Criminal Possession of a Weapon
- Grand Larceny
- And many other associated charges
Burglary DefenseLawyer James D’Angelo will represent your interests and fight hard to ensure that you receive the best possible defense. If you have been charged with burglary or any other criminal offense, call Attorney D’Angelo right now. Attorney D’Angelo has over 20 years’ experience handling all types of criminal cases in New York.
Call (631) 462-6908 and speak with James D’ Angelo, Esq. today. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
James D’ Angelo, Esq.
320 Carleton Ave #4200
Central Islip, NY 11722
Call Us 24/7 at (631) 462-6908