Burglary Attorneys New York
Serving Clients in Suffolk & Nassau Counties from Manhattan, Huntington & Garden City
If you have been arrested for or charged with burglary, contact Barket Epstein Kearon Aldea & LoTurco, LLP right away for a confidential consultation. The serious nature of burglary charges makes it of the utmost importance to involve a skilled New York burglary attorney as soon as possible. You have the right to legal counsel, and your choice in representation will directly impact the outcome of your case. A powerful and respected firm like Barket Epstein is your best chance at a positive result.
Contact our New York burglary attorneys at (888) 779-0267. We have over 200 years of diverse legal experience.
New York Burglary Penalties
Burglary is a felony offense in New York, punishable by up to 25 years in prison, depending on the specific circumstances surrounding the alleged act. An individual may face burglary charges if he or she is accused of illegally entering a building or home with the intent to commit a crime. While burglary is often associated with theft, it may involve any type of intended crime, such as assault or a sex offense. Burglary can also be charged in conjunction with other criminal acts, which increases penalties accordingly.
Burglary Law in New York
According to New York Penal Law on burglary / trespass, burglary is defined as unlawfully entering or remaining in a building with the intent to commit a crime therein. The intended crime and the type of building (such as a home versus a retail store) will influence the severity of resulting charges and penalties.
New York Degrees of Burglary
Third-degree burglary is defined as knowingly entering or remaining unlawfully in a building with intent to commit a crime and is considered a class D felony.
Second-degree burglary is defined as knowingly entering or remaining unlawfully in a building with intent to commit a crime (1) where the individual is armed with explosives or a deadly weapon, causes physical injury, uses or threatens the use of a dangerous instruments, or displays what appears to be a firearm or (2) the building is a dwelling. This is considered a class C felony.
First-degree burglary is defined as knowingly enters or remains unlawfully in a dwelling with intent to commit a crime and in effecting entry or while in the dwelling participates in the crime where the individual is armed with explosives or a deadly weapon, causes physical injury, uses or threatens the use of a dangerous instruments, or displays what appears to be a firearm. This is considered a class B felony.
Defense for Burglary Charges in NY
With former prosecutors and judges, legal thought leaders, and a team of highly respected and proven trial attorneys, Barket Epstein is uniquely positioned to provide you with a solid defense to burglary charges. Our New York burglary attorneys understand what is at stake, and we are prepared to aggressively fight for you.
Regardless of the circumstances of your burglary charges or the evidence against you, you are innocent until proven otherwise.
Call (888) 779-0267 now to talk to a New York burglary lawyer about your options, your rights, and how we can assist you.
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Over Two Centuries of Combined Experience
Barket Epstein has 13 attorneys who collectively bring over 200 years of experience to each case. Our team is comprised of former judges, former prosecutors, professors and true thought leaders in our fields.
A Comprehensive Team Approach
Given the experience and knowledge we have amongst the attorneys at our firm, we utilize a team approach. Each client benefits from the expertise of several attorneys, not just the one assigned to their case.
Thousands of Cases Handled
Our Criminal Defense team has represented over 1,000 clients with charges ranging from DWI to homicide.
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Our firm offers clients three convenient locations in Garden City, Manhattan, and Huntington.