Home Invasion in Southfield (1st, 2nd, and 3rd Degrees)
When a person commits a breaking and entering offense and commits a larceny, felony, or assault, he or she could be facing home invasion charges. There are three degrees of home invasion charges, though all are exceptionally serious. Grabel & Associates has worked with countless past clients in breaking and entering and home invasion cases, and we know what it takes to win in even the most difficult situations. No matter how complex and difficult your case, our attorneys will not be daunted. Let us guide you as you fight back against aggressive police and prosecutors who will be trying to put you behind bars. Our theft lawyers in Southfield are committed to helping you get the best result possible, which means minimizing the negative effects of a conviction which could include jail time, fines, and a felony record. Work with us early on in your case so that we have ample time to create a unique defense strategy for your specific case. Our team is available 24/7 to begin working with clients statewide.
Trial lawyer Scott Grabel founded our firm with the goal of defending those who have been wrongfully accused or threatened with excessive sentences statewide, and for over 10 years he has been working alongside the rest of our talented team to obtain exceptional case results for clients in all kinds of misdemeanor and felony cases. Our past clients will tell you that our attorneys care about every client’s results, and that makes a huge difference throughout the defense process. Contact our team now to learn more about our proven strategies and what we can do to help you after you are accused of home invasion in Southfield. The Grabel & Associates team will provide you with a free initial case analysis as soon as you call, so get in touch through our 24/7 hotline right away.
Home Invasion Degrees in Southfield
There are three degrees of home invasion in Southfield. The first degree, and the most serious, results when a person commits a breaking and entering offense combined with a larceny, assault, or other felony (or intent to commit either of the three) while in the dwelling, and another person is lawfully present in the building, or the offender is armed with a dangerous weapon. Second degree home invasion charges result when a person breaks and enters and then commits or intends to commit a felony, larceny, or assault in the dwelling. Third degree home invasion results when a person breaks and enters and commits or intends to commit a misdemeanor while in the dwelling, or when a person breaks or enters in violation of a PPO, parole condition, probation condition, or bail/bond condition.
The penalties for all home invasion charges are extremely serious, and cases should only be handled by the most experienced defense attorneys. Call or contact the Grabel & Associates theft and property crimes defense team online now for a free initial case analysis, and learn more about your next steps you need to take after an investigation, arrest, or arraignment.
Criminal Penalties for Southfield Home Invasion
The penalties for home invasion vary depending on the degree and the specifics of the offense. According to Southfield home invasion legislation, the maximum penalties are as follows:
- 1st Degree Home Invasion: Up to 20 years in prison, a felony criminal record, and a $5,000 fine.
- 2nd Degree Home Invasion: Up to 15 years in prison, a felony criminal record, and a $3,000 fine.
- 3rd Degree Home Invasion: Up to 5 years in prison, a felony criminal record, and a $2,000 fine.
Obviously a felony record will lead to lasting, and potentially life-changing effects. Working with a lawyer who knows how to fight home invasion conviction could be the difference between freedom and decades of restrictions. Contact our firm now and start battling back against felony charges.
Our Approach to Southfield Home Invasion Defense
If you have been accused of B&E and are facing escalated charges of home invasion, or if you are the victim of a misunderstanding or false allegation, or whatever the circumstances surrounding your case may be, our team is ready to help. Speak with our team now to learn more about what you need to do to protect yourself in a felony theft case. We are available now to begin providing top-level defense.
Contact Grabel & Associates for 24/7 Home Invasion Defense
To work with our team now, call 1-800-342-7896 or contact our firm online. Grabel & Associates is ready to protect you and defend your rights as you battle for justice.