Tennessee's burglary statute, TCA § 39-14-402, provides strict penalties for those who break into or sneak into another person's property without permission, intending to steal money or valuables or commit some other crime.
If you have been accused of burglary, turn to the Law Office of Rob McKinney for professional and meticulous counsel and representation against these serious charges. Rated AV Preeminent* by his peers for his legal ability and ethical standards, Rob McKinney is a Nashville burglary lawyer you can trust to mount a strong defense on your behalf.
Call our firm at 615-686-2115 for a free consultation.
Types Of Burglary Charges
With more than 20 years of criminal law experience, Mr. McKinney has the legal knowledge and skill to represent clients in all types of cases, including those that involve:
- Burglary of a home or "habitation" — Entering a home or other dwelling place (mobile home, tent, trailer, houseboat, etc.), which is considered "aggravated burglary" and a class C felony
- Especially aggravated burglary — Causing serious bodily harm to an innocent victim who was lawfully on the premises, which is a class B felony
- Burglary of a nonpublic building — Entering a department store, office building, gas station or another building not open to the public with the intent to commit a crime
- Burglary combined with other crimes — Entering a building and attempting to commit theft, assault, battery or any felony crime
- Auto burglary — Entering any vehicle (car, truck, boat, plane, train, etc.) with the intent to steal the vehicle or commit a felony crime
- Hiding with intent to commit a crime — Concealing oneself in a building with the intent to commit theft or another felony
Free Consultation With A Lawyer
To learn more about defending against charges of breaking and entering or burglary in Tennessee, arrange a free initial consultation with Nashville criminal defense attorney Rob McKinney. Simply call 615-686-2115 or contact us through this website.
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