Savannah Burglary Defense Lawyer
Charged with burglary in Savannah?
Burglary is a serious felony theft crime, and is specific to the act of trespassing into a house or other structure without the authorization of the owner. The charge of burglary can be imposed on an offender if the accused can be proven to have committed the trespass as part of a greater intent to commit a felony or theft. If you have been charged with burglary in relation to a felony, you need to enlist the services of an accomplished criminal defense attorney who has extensive experience in the field, and knows how to get results.
The Penalties for Burglary Convictions in Georgia
A criminal court may impose varying sentences for burglary convictions, depending on the particular circumstances of the crime. First time offenders can face anywhere from 1 to 20 years in prison depending on important factors, including the possession of a weapon, whether anyone was harmed, and the value of the items stolen. The punishment for burglary can be very harsh, and can lead to years in state prison. The situation is extremely dangerous, and requires immediate representation from a skilled defense lawyer to manage the case.
The Schneider Law Firm has worked for over 15 years to represent the criminally accused throughout Savannah who have been charged with burglary, robbery and many other crimes. Our firm can take action to identify an effective strategy to fight burglary charges based on all evidence and information. As a former prosecutor, our lead attorney has exceptional insight into the criminal justice system, from both sides of the aisle. We have consistently proven our value to our clients by winning court cases or securing reduced penalties, and we will work hard to protect your rights and interests from the moment we take on your case.
Contact the firm if you have been accused of breaking into a home or other structure and need a strong defense.