Burglary and robbery are very serious crimes that can come with undesired consequences. Along with other types of theft, being charged for these types of crimes can impact your future employment opportunities, your relationships with family and loved ones, and your overall quality of life. In Illinois, the definitions of burglary and robbery are very different, and it is very important to know the difference between them.
The Definition and Consequences of Burglary
Burglary is defined as when an individual enters another individual’s property without authorization and has the intention to commit theft. Property could mean another individual’s house, building, house trailer, aircraft, watercraft, railroad car, and personal vehicle:
The Definition and Consequences of Robbery
Robbery is defined as when an individual intentionally takes property from another individual by the use of force or by threatening use of force:
Call a Glendale Heights Theft Defense Lawyer
Burglary and robbery are very serious crimes that may cost you your overall quality of life, including future employment opportunities and relationships with loved ones, to name a few unwanted consequences. If you have been charged with burglary or robbery, Myers Law LLC will fight for your legal rights. For a free 15-minute phone consultation, please call a DuPage County criminal defense attorney at (844) 984-3529 (844-9-THE-LAW) to discuss your case today. To further meet the needs of our clients, our attorneys are also fluent in Spanish.