Charged with Burglary?
Our Olathe Criminal Defense Lawyer Can Fight for Your Freedom
Burglary is a serious crime in Kansas. In fact, it is a
felony, which carries significant prison time. If you have been accused or charged
with going into a building with the intent of committing a felony or
theft crime inside, or of entering someone's house with the intent to steal from
them, it is vital that you find the best criminal defense attorney to
represent you in court. At Martin & Wallentine, LLC we are experienced
lawyers who have defended hundreds of clients against serious criminal
Kansas Statute for Burglary – Article 58: Crimes Against Property
K.S.A. § 21-5807 defines burglary as "knowingly and without authority entering into
or remaining within any building or other structure with intent to commit
a felony, theft or
sexual battery therein. Such structures could be a residential dwelling, a building or
structure that is not a dwelling, or even an air or watercraft. Burglary
is a felony offense the severity of which varies depending on the type
of structure in which the crime was committed, ranging from a severity
level 7, nonperson felony to a severity level 5, person felony. The most
severe sentence possible is 55 months in prison and a fine of up to $300,000.
We Serve Clients Throughout Johnson County
If you are facing charges of burglary, a skilled
Olathe criminal defense attorney from Martin & Wallentine, LLC could help. Your charges will be reduced
to simple theft or dismissed altogether if it can be proven that you did
not intend to commit a crime at the time you entered the building. Our
legal team has years of experience and has tried countless cases in court.
Find out what we could do for you by calling today or by completing our
online evaluation so that we can review your case. We may be able to fight your false accusations.