Burglary Defense in Greater Houston area


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Houston Burglary Defense Lawyer James Sullivan represents people charged with all kinds of criminal offenses, including Burglary of a Habitation or Burglary of a Building. Sullivan gets proven results in burglary cases.

If you or a loved one need a Houston criminal attorney, contact James Sullivan at (281) 546-6428 for a confidential consultation. Sullivan gets proven results in misdemeanor and felony criminal and juvenile cases in Harris, Fort Bend and Montgomery counties. Sullivan attended Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyers College and was invited to join The National Trial Lawyers association.

Texas Penal Code, Section 30.02 – Burglary

        (a) A person commits an offense if, without the effective consent of the owner, the person:
                (1) enters a habitation, or a building (or any portion of a building) not then open to the public, with intent to commit a felony, theft, or an assault; or
                (2) remains concealed, with intent to commit a felony, theft, or an assault, in a building or habitation; or
                (3) enters a building or habitation and commits or attempts to commit a felony, theft, or an assault.
        (b) For purposes of this section, “enter” means to intrude:
                (1) any part of the body; or
                (2) any physical object connected with the body.
        (c) Except as provided in Subsection (d), an offense under this section is a:
                (1) state jail felony if committed in a building other than a habitation; or
                (2) felony of the second degree if committed in a habitation.
        (d) An offense under this section is a felony of the first degree if:
                (1) the premises are a habitation; and
                (2) any party to the offense entered the habitation with intent to commit a felony other than felony theft or committed or attempted to commit a felony other than felony theft.

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