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Burglary Crime in High Point

What is the difference between Breaking and Entering (B&E) and Burglary?  Burglary, as defined by common law, MUST occur at night. There are various Breaking and Entering charges and the severity of punishment also varies. The lawyers at LAWSMITH, The Law Offices of J. Scott Smith, PLLC have successfully handled such cases and fought to protect our clients from significant punishment and prison terms. Solid, experienced, and trusted representation could make all the difference. Often, we are able to get Burglary charges lessened or even defeated at trial. Call us today for a free consultation.

Burglary Crimes 

Burglary in the First Degree is distinguished from Burglary in the Second-Degree by whether or not the structure was occupied by people when the break-in occurred.

  • Burglary in the First Degree
  • Burglary in the Second-Degree  

Breaking and Entering Crimes

Breaking or Entering crimes in High Point are different from Burglary as they must occur during the day. Also, there are Misdemeanor and Felony versions of these types of crimes, which lead to different sentencing options.

  • Felony Breaking or Entering of a Building
  • Misdemeanor Breaking or Entering of a Building
  • Breaking or Entering a Building that is a Place of Religious Worship
  • Possession of Burglar’s Tools
  • Breaking or Entering a Vehicle
  • Breaking Into or Forcibly Opening Coin or Currency Operated Machines
  • Burglary with Explosives
  • Safecracking 

Our High Point Criminal Trial Lawyers are ready to help!

At our firm, we take your charges of Burglary, B&E, and Safecracking Crimes seriously. We fight diligently to get the best possible outcome for you. Arrested does not mean guilty. Contact our firm today and speak to a seasoned High Point Burglary Attorney.

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