Burglary of a Structure in Miami-Dade County
Building Burglary Attorney
A structure is a place of business or other building not intended for people to live in. However, it is still a third-degree felony in Florida to commit a burglary of an unoccupied structure. The crime becomes a second-degree felony is the structure is occupied. Like burglary of a dwelling, a burglary is only committed if the entering of the structure occurs without the owner’s consent and with the intent to commit a crime inside of the structure. Most structural burglaries occur in closed businesses after employees have gone home.
Schedule your free consultation today.
Detectives will gather the following as they build their case against you:
- Physical evidence
- Witness accounts
It is crucial during the investigation stage not to speak with police without first consulting a Miami-Dade County criminal lawyer. Confessions are very strong pieces of evidence in burglary cases. If charged with burglary of a structure, you are facing prison time. Depending on the county in which the offense occurs, a Miami burglary attorney may be useful in fighting the charges in an effort to obtain the best outcome.
Retaining an Experienced and Knowledgeable Miami-Dade Lawyer
Burglary charges can be serious, regardless of the type of structure involved. As such, you need the services of a smart and experienced Miami criminal defense attorney to help you.
Call The Law Offices of Eric M. Matheny, P.A. today to discuss your case and give yourself the best opportunity for a favorable outcome.
I was charged with three felony charges related to check fraud. Eric used his expert knowledge to help resolve the charges with one day of jail served on the day that I surrendered myself to have charges filed.- Former Client
He made everything very clear and easy to understand and always kept me up to date with any changes.- Camila
We highly recommend him and would not hesitate to supply a personal reference concerning his professional conduct and compassion.- Michael
Tried 50+ Jury & Non-Jury TrialsAttorney Eric M. Matheny has tried enough cases to know that every case deserves a unique strategy in the courtroom. Our firm keeps your future in mind and always protects your rights.
Recognized Criminal Defense AttorneyAttorney Eric M. Matheny has been named among the “Best Criminal Lawyers in Miami” three years in a row: 2017, 2018 and 2019, by Expertise.com.
Experienced Former ProsecutorWith an insider’s perspective on the justice system, he has the ability to assess the strengths and weaknesses of a case to make wise decisions about how to proceed with your defense.
A Trusted Voice in the NewsA featured commentator on The Rick Jensen Show on WDEL, on the radio program “Let's Talk About,” and in the Miami New Times, Miami Herald, Sun Sentinel, and other publications.
Payment Plans OfferedWe believe everyone deserves high-quality legal representation at an affordable rate.