Defense of Burglary Charges
If you or someone you know has been arrested and charged with burglary, our experienced criminal defense lawyers can help. When providing a defense in serious cases like burglary charges, it is best if a lawyer can get involved in the case as early as possible. Like many criminal cases, burglary is a very fact-specific crime. This means that the specific type of crime charged — and the potential consequences — will depend on the specific facts that the prosecuting attorney believes can be proven. The earlier a defense lawyer gets involved in your case, to review the evidence against you and conduct an independent investigation, the better the chances of building a strong defense on your behalf.
Burglary in Utah
In Utah Burglary is defined by Utah Code 76-6-202 http://le.utah.gov/code/TITLE76/htm/76_06_020200.htm:
(a) a felony;(b) theft;
(c) an assault on any person;
(d) lewdness, a violation of Section 76-9-702;
(e) sexual battery, a violation of Section 76-9-702.1;
(f) lewdness involving a child, in violation of Section 76-9-702.5; or
(g) voyeurism under Section 76-9-702.7.
Criminal Defense Throughout Utah
At Schatz, Anderson & Associates, LLC, our lawyers have extensive experience defending clients charged with the crime of burglary. We have defended clients accused of breaking into a home, breaking into a business or breaking into an unoccupied home or property.
Our attorneys have more than 40 years’ combined experience with criminal law. We emphasize providing a true defense on our clients’ behalf. This means conducting an independent investigation and taking the case all the way to a trial if we believe a trial is in our client’s best interests. We do not believe in accepting a plea bargain unless it really is the best option, given our client’s particular circumstances and goals.
Free One-Hour Initial Consultation
At Schatz, Anderson & Associates, LLC, the initial one-hour consultation is always private and always free of charge. Our attorneys make jail visits when necessary, and flexible appointment scheduling is available. We handle many cases on a flat-fee basis, so that our clients can know up front the exact cost of their defense.