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Category: Auto Theft

Aug 11
2020

Burglary of a Motor Vehicle is Not the Same as Breaking Into a TX Home

Auto Theft | Burglary

Motor vehicles are often a tempting target for break-ins — they’re frequently left unattended, are easy to enter, and contain valuables such as navigation and audio equipment that are easily viewed through windows.

If you break into a motor vehicle, you might find yourself facing Texas theft charges. The question you have is ‘what kind.’

While facing any “burglary” charge is scary enough, penalties for breaking into a car are actually different from what you’d face for breaking into a home, although they’re still quite serious.

To clarify this important difference, we’ve put together a guide covering Texas burglary of a motor vehicle, and how these differ from other burglary charges.

Texas Burglary vs. Burglary of a Motor Vehicle

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