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Theft Crimes

What is Burglary in Louisiana?

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] What is Burglary in Louisiana? Criminal charges for the intention to commit burglary can result in severe penalties, including restitution, jail time, and fines. We will now summarize the burglary offense and possible penalties. Contrary to robbery, burglary is generally a non-confrontational offense with few witnesses. Louisiana law defines burglary as the unauthorized entry of any structure intending to commit a crime or steal therein. Burglary can take many forms, including unauthorized entry with intent to steal or commit a felony. The Louisiana law includes the following types of burglary offenses: Simple Burglary Louisiana law says that La. R.S. R.S. 14:60. Simple...

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Why should you hire an attorney for theft crimes?

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] If you are facing criminal charges, you may be thinking of trying to handle the matter alone - especially if this is your first offense or you know that you are guilty of committing the crime. However, this would not be a smart decision, and the consequences could go far beyond what happens in your criminal case. You may not realize that a guilty plea—even for a misdemeanor—will result in you having a permanent criminal record. This can have huge consequences in your life, such as your ability to obtain a job, a professional license, or citizenship. You do not...

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