Burglary covers several different kinds of theft under Texas law. In this post, we’ll detail the types of burglary, their penalties, and how you can get help if you are facing charges.
Burglary as Defined by Texas Statute
All burglary convictions in Texas will depend on this fact: an individual entered a private building, structure, or habitation with intent to commit a crime within, but without consent of the owner. The crime could be assault, theft, or other felonies.
Unlawful entry and intent to commit a crime are essential pieces in a burglary case. Even if the intended crime was not carried out, an individual can face burglary charges. A conviction may occur if the prosecutor can prove beyond [...]