Category: Burglary

October
20
2019

Burglary refers to unauthorized or forceful entry into a home, building, or vehicle, “with intent to commit a felony, theft, or an assault.”

In Texas, there are different burglary categories. For instance, the burglary of a non-habitation building may result in a charge with potential jail time under § 30.02(c).[...]

October
25
2018

In Texas, burglary is an offense that is automatically prosecuted as a felony – meaning there’s always the possibility of jail or prison time. Moreover, although burglary is most often associated with theft, unauthorized entry into a building to commit another crime such as assault – or any felony-level offense [...]

December
28
2017

Do you understand the legal distinctions between theft, robbery and burglary?

If you’re not quite sure, you are definitely not alone. These three crimes are often lumped together – both in media and in our popular consciousness – so that a lot of people don’t really know what makes something [...]

September
21
2017

Our country has experienced two catastrophic hurricanes in less than a month.

In these times of disaster, we often see the best of people. We see people traveling hundreds of miles to help those who are stranded. We see people raising money and donating necessities. We see people opening their [...]