Burglary Giving You a Fighting Chance

Rhode Island Burglary Defense Lawyer

Seek Legal Representation with Attorney Tom Thomasian

Burglary is a serious offense that’s associated with significant penalties. Not only are you susceptible to lengthy prison sentences and expensive fines, this type of crime can have a lasting, negative impact on your reputation and future. What you need if you have been accused of burglary is a reliable Rhode Island theft crimes defense attorney to stand up for your rights.

At The Law Office of Thomas C. Thomasian, Esq., Tom possesses the comprehensive knowledge of the Rhode Island legal system and court proceedings to successfully handle your case in order to obtain the results you desire. With an exceptional track record of success, the firm is ready to help you get your charges reduced or your case entirely thrown out.

Burglary Penalties in Rhode Island

In Rhode Island, burglary is defined as the unlawful entry into a structure with an intention to commit a crime. According to Rhode Island Code § 11-8-1, any individual who commits burglary shall be imprisoned for life or for any term no less than five years. However, burglary is divided into multiple categories with various prison sentences based on the circumstances of the offense.

Burglary of a dwelling (home invasion):

  • First offense – Prison sentence between two and 10 years and/or a fine of up to $10,000.
  • Second or subsequent offense – Prison sentence between four and 15 years and/or a fine of up to $10,000.

In your defense, Tom can work to undermine the prosecution’s case against you. For instance, the intent to commit a crime is a key component of a burglary charge, which can be quite difficult to establish. You may have had no intent whatsoever to commit a crime, and if this can be established, your burglary charge may be dropped or reduced.

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Tom is an experienced and skilled Rhode Island criminal defense attorney that’s capable of protecting your rights, reputation, and freedom. Our leading attorney is recognized as one of the Top 100 Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers in America and is available to his clients 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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Why Tom Is the Right Choice

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