In North Carolina, Burglary is defined at common law. Burglary in North Carolina MUST occur at night. First-Degree Burglary is distinguished from Second-Degree Burglary by whether or not the dwelling was actually occupied by another person when the breaking occurred. Burglary is a very serious crime that can lead to a hefty prison sentence. The attorneys at LAWSMITH, The Law Offices of J. Scott Smith, PLLC have successfully handled burglary cases. In many instances, Burglary charges can be reduced or even successfully defeated at trial. While nothing can be guaranteed, having an experienced lawyer by your side in a Burglary defense case is important. Call us for a free consultation.
Burglary Crimes in North Carolina
- First-Degree Burglary
- Second-Degree Burglary
North Carolina Breaking and Entering Lawyers
Breaking or Entering crimes in North Carolina differ from Burglary because they occur during the daytime. Also, there are felony and misdemeanor versions of these types of crimes, which lead to different punishment options.
Breaking and Entering Crimes in North Carolina
- 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
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Burglary, B&E, and Safecracking Crimes are serious. At LAWSMITH, The Law Offices of J. Scott Smith, PLLC, we take your charges seriously. We fight hard to get the best possible outcome in your case. Everyone deserves equal access to justice. Contact our firm today to speak with a seasoned North Carolina Criminal Trial Attorney.