Under Florida law a person who makes an assault or battery upon any person while committing a burglary commits a first-degree felony, punishable by up to life imprisonment and a $10,000 fine. The severe penalties that come with a conviction for burglary with an assault or battery conviction can have life changing consequences.
If you have been arrested for burglary with assault or battery, it is important to understand that you do not have to face this alone. Our criminal defense attorney John Terrezza at Terrezza Law is skilled and experienced in criminal law. Contact him today to discuss your case.
If you were arrested for burglary with assault or battery, it’s best to contact an experienced criminal defense attorney in Florida. John Terrezza at Terrezza Law is knowledgeable in all areas of Florida law and will make every effort to fight the allegations against you. He will do everything in his power to help you avoid serious penalties.
You can contact Terrezza Law for a free consultation at (850) 764-5291. John Terrezza will review your case and answer all of your legal questions. Terrezza Law serves individuals accused of burglary in Pensacola Beach, Gulf Breeze, Milton, and many communities in the greater Pensacola area.
To be convicted of the offense of burglary with assault or battery, the State must prove the following elements beyond and to the exclusion of any reasonable doubt:
Burglary with assault is a first-degree felony punishable by life imprisonment and a $10,000 fine.
Pensacola Police Department – Visit the official website for the Pensacola Police Department.
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Escambia County Sheriff’s Office – The mission of the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is to improve the quality of life and protect the property of all individuals in Escambia County by providing responsible, effective and efficient law enforcement services to prevent crime and enforce the law with integrity and fairness. Follow the link to visit the official website and find prevention and safety tips, video PSAS and a list of FAQ’s.
Florida Statutes: Burglary – Visit the official website for the Florida Statutes which provides information on criminal offenses and their penalties. The webpage defines burglary and classifies it as a second-degree felony.
At Terrezza Law, we help clients charged with the most serious violent crimes under Florida law including burglary. If you have been arrested for burglary, burglary of conveyance, or burglary with assault or battery, seek the experienced legal counsel of our criminal defense attorney John Terrezza. He has years of experience defending clients in and out of the courtroom.
Terrezza Law defends clients from Navarre, Pensacola Beach, Gulf Breeze, Milton, and surrounding communities in the greater Pensacola area. You can have him review your case during a completely free initial consultation by calling (850) 764-5291 or completing an online contact form today. Do not make any kind of statement to authorities without legal representation.