If you’ve been charged with burglary in Maryland, contact attorney G. Randolph Rice, Jr., to schedule a free legal consultation at (410) 288-2900 or email Mr. Rice for immediate help.
In Maryland the statutes are contained in Title 6, Subtitle 2 of the Maryland Criminal Code. The subsections of the Maryland title contain the following crimes:
A: First degree burglary is classified as a felony in Maryland.
A: The maximum penalty for burglary first degree in Maryland is Twenty (20) years incarceration.
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A: Second degree burglary is classified as a felony in Maryland.
A: The maximum penalty for burglary second degree in Maryland is either Fifteen (15) years or Twenty (20) years incarceration and/or a $10,000 fine. The penalty depends in the intent of the offender when he/she breaks and enters the storehouse.
A: Third degree burglary is classified as a felony in Maryland.
A: The maximum penalty for burglary third degree in Maryland is Ten (10) years incarceration.
A: Fourth degree burglary is classified as a misdemeanor in Maryland.
A: The maximum penalty for burglary fourth degree in Maryland is Three (3) years incarceration.
A: breaking and entering motor vehicle – rogue and vagabond is classified as a misdemeanor in Maryland.
A: The maximum penalty for breaking and entering motor vehicle – rogue and vagabond in Maryland is Three (3) years incarceration.
A: Burglary with a destructive device is classified as a felony in Maryland.
A: The maximum penalty in Maryland is Three (20) years incarceration.
A: Breaking and entering a research facility is classified as a felony in Maryland.
A: The maximum penalty for in Maryland is Five (5) years incarceration and/or a $5,000.00 fine.
A: If you think you will be charged with burglary or you have been charged with burglary, you need to contact an experienced burglar defense attorney in the jurisdiction where you were charged. Attorney Randolph Rice is ranked by Super Lawyers as a Maryland Rising Star, an Avvo 10 out of 10 and Lead Counsel Rated for Criminal Defense in Maryland.
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The crime of burglary in the state of Maryland can be charged as EITHER a felony or misdemeanor depending on the severity and evidence of the case.
In addition to facing possible time in jail or prison, District Court and Circuit Court Judges in the state of Maryland can place you on a period of probation from One (1) day to Five (5) years (maximum period of probation for District Court is limited to 3 years). Probation may require you to check-in with a Maryland Parole and Probation agent daily, weekly, monthly or on a bi-monthly basis.
Probation may also be supervised or unsupervised and that will be decided by the Judge that the case is heard before. Supervised probation requires your presence at one of the many parole and probation offices located around the state of Maryland.
Limited probation or unsupervised probation may only require an occasional phone call to a probation agent or no contact at all with parole and probation.
Criminal cases can be complicated and difficult to litigate and defend. Burglary charges are strongly pursued by law enforcement and the State’s Attorney for the jurisdiction in which the crime allegedly occurred. Particularly in cases that involve violence, meaning the act occurred with an underlying act of violence during the burglary.
If you have been charged or arrested with burglary in Maryland, you need an experienced, skilled, trusted, and knowledgeable criminal defense attorney. Without the assistance and help of an experienced attorney, you have little chance of winning your case if it goes to trial.
At the Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC, we will conduct a thorough investigation of your case. We have the ability to investigate the witnesses and victims of each case in Maryland. We will subpoena and summons the needed witnesses to best defend your case. We will formulate the most appropriate argument for your defense and ensure that the Judge or jury hear the facts as they really happened.
Often, the law enforcement agencies or States Attorneys office for the county you are charged in will overlook an aspect of the case, if this happen, we will find other witnesses or evidence to present to the Court or state’s attorney’s office to support your case. We will work with you and fight for your rights and freedom.
A criminal conviction can affect the rest of your life. You could spend years in jail, pay expensive fines, Court costs and regret not having a professional and experienced burglary defense attorney advising you on the best decisions in your case. Call Attorney Randolph Rice at 410.288.2900 to schedule a FREE criminal defense consultation. We have years of experience and have helped thousands of client, let our experience got to work for you in the Courtroom.
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If you’ve been charged with burglary in Baltimore County, Baltimore City, Harford County, Anne Arundel County, Howard County or Worcester County, Maryland, contact the Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC, at 410.288.2900 for immediate help.