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RI Trespassing Lawyer

How to Beat a Trespassing Charge

When it comes to your finances and your future, there is no such thing as a small criminal charge. At The Law Office of Thomas C. Thomasian, Esq., you can find the proven defense you deserve at your side to help prevent the negative consequences of a trespassing charge. With the RI trespassing attorney at the firm, you can count on benefiting from aggressive advocacy so you can quickly move forward with your life.

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  • He has experience in Rhode Island and Massachusetts legal systems
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What is Trespassing?

To trespass is to encroach on someone else's property without a valid reason to be on the premises, and after you have been warned to stay off of the property. A simple "no trespassing" sign will suffice as a caution.

What is the Penalty for Trespassing in RI?

For trespassing on private recreational facilities (such as a golf course or beach) in Rhode Island, you could be fined hundreds of dollars. If someone is charged with trespassing on school property, whether it is a private elementary school or state university, the penalties could be as heavy as a $500 fine and a 6-month jail sentence; not to mention the permanent record of a criminal conviction to complicate every job and loan application. For other charges of willful trespass, the penalties could include a $1,000 fine, and 1 year in jail in addition to this serious record.

Is Trespassing a Felony in Rhode Island?

In Rhode Island, the answer to the question of whether trespassing is a felony depends on intent. Generally speaking, if a person enters another’s property without permission and does not cause any harm or cause any damage, it is usually considered a misdemeanor crime.

However, if the trespasser has malicious or criminal intent in mind – for example, if someone is trying to break into someone’s house – then it can be considered a felony offense. Depending on the severity of the trespass and the circumstances of the act itself, a person can face jail time for felonies related to trespassing in RHODE ISLAND Code 11-8-2.

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With an office located in Rhode Island, Tom and his firm proudly uphold the rights of clients throughout all four Rhode Island Counties. No case is too complex, and no misdemeanor is too small for his firm to skillfully handle. Don't hesitate to discover how this defense firm can help you beat your trespassing charge.

You can find dedicated, 24/7 defense at this law office. Don't hesitate to contact our RI trespassing lawyer to set up your free consultation now!

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