Burglary of a habitation scares people like few other cases can. Prosecutors, judges, and juries envision home invasion in the middle of the night, having strangers in their house taking their things, and possibly harming them and their loved ones. A conviction can label you forever, send you to prison for decades, and leave you and your family saddled with thousands of dollars in fines and fees. All this means one thing for someone accused of burglary of a habitation: you need the best possible burglary of a habitation lawyer in your corner.
Burglary of a habitation occurs when someone enters a structure or vehicle that is adapted for overnight accommodation, which is not open to the public, without the effective consent of the owner, and commits or enters with the intent to commit a felony, theft, or an assault. Burglary of a habitation is ordinarily a second degree felony (2-20 years in prison & up to a $10,000 fine), but in certain cases it can be a first-degree felony (5-99 years or up to life in prison and up to a $10,000 fine).
Experienced, Aggressive Representation
Mike Howard, Dallas burglary of a habitation lawyer, is the experienced, aggressive criminal lawyer you need defending your rights. Our priority is not only to minimize negative consequences, but – if possible – to clear your name entirely so that a one-time mistake doesn’t haunt you for a lifetime. Mike Howard, Dallas burglary of a habitation lawyer, has a proven track record of getting fantastic results for people charged with burglary of a habitation.
The clock is ticking. From the beginning your legal rights are in jeopardy. You need solid legal advice about whether to talk to the police, what your legal rights and options are, and what to expect at court. If you wait weeks or months for your first court date to come around, you might have already hurt your own case.
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