When your freedom is at risk as a result of burglary charges, you need to hire a defense counsel who will spare no effort to make your case for acquittal. The Hofelich Law Firm, LLC in Cleveland, OH can help. We'll start by exploring the circumstances surrounding your arrest.
It's important to understand the difference between the legal definitions of burglary and robbery. Burglary involves the unlawful entry into any structure with the intent to commit a crime, which may or may not be theft. The unlawful entry need not include breaking and entering, as it could be accomplished by entering through an open or unlocked door.
Robbery, on the other hand, involves the use of force or fear to obtain another person's property or possessions. It can occur anywhere, not just on private property.
In order to be convicted of burglary—or of any crime—the state must make the case that you committed the offense as defined by legal statute. At The Hofelich Law Firm, LLC, we will go over the evidence with a fine-toothed comb to bring into doubt issues surrounding: