CASSIS COTE D'AZUR Women's 5 Louxia Ankle Strap Sandals, Beige, 5 Women's UK cc5944

CASSIS COTE D'AZUR Women's 5 Louxia Ankle Strap Sandals, Beige, 5 Women's UK cc5944
Gabor Eagle, Women's Mules, Blue (Dark Blue Nubuck), 9.5 UK (44 EU),Gabor Women's Comfort Sport Ankle Strap Sandals, Mehrfarbig (Silber (Jute), 9 UK 9 UK,Geox Men's U Traccia B Trainers, Blue (Navy C4002), 7 UK,Clarks Carleta Lyon, Women's Ankle Boots, Black (Black Sde), 6 UK (39.5 EU)Shop Bar III Kendal Women's Sandals Beige/Yellow - 5 - - 23549338,Fitflop Women's TIA Toe-Thong Sandals - Leather Open (Black 001), 7 UK 41 EU,Man/Woman: Nike METCON REPPER DSX men's Trainers in Black: Have long enjoyed great fame,Burberry Sneakers - Men Burberry Sneakers online on United Kingdom - 11570845OE,Columbia Men's Trail Running Shoes, CALDORADO II, Green (New Leaf Vert/ Zour), Size: 10.5Ted Baker Guri 8 Men Brogue Shoes - Black (Black), 8.5 UK,K-Swiss Women's Court Cheswick SDE Low-Top Sneakers, Grey (Gray Lilac/White), 7.5 UK,Clearance / Wholesale Chinese Laundry Monami Sand Oil Women Online Shoes Outlet,Men's Cashmere Winter Comfort Athletic Shoes Hiking Shoes Black / Gray / Brown,Bruno Premi Boots - Women Bruno Premi Boots online on United Kingdom - 11510032JORieker Men''s Nicht Angegeben Classic Boots, Brown (Nuss/River), 9 UK 9 UK,Dune Men's Barnstable Loafers, Brown (Tan Leather), 8 UK 42 EU,N° 21 Boots - Men N° 21 Boots online on Canada - 11521555PW,Debut - Metallic high stiletto heel ankle strap sandals,Pink by Paradox of London Paradox London Pink Women''s Isla Ankle Strap Sandals, (Silver), 6 UK 39 EU,Women's Shoes PU(Polyurethane) Spring & Summer Basic Pump Heels Chunky Heel Pointed Toe Green / Camel / Wine,Hudson Swathmore Suede, Men's Combat Boots, Brown (Tan), 12 UK (46 EU),Patrizia Pepe Boots - Women Patrizia Pepe Boots online on Australia - 11513039MA,Unisa Lala_mh_ks, Women's Wedge Heel Platform Sandals, Blue - Blau (NAVY), 8 UK (41 EU),Adidas Men''s Gazelle Gymnastics Shoes, Core Black, 7.5 UK 41 1/3 EU,Gentlemen/Ladies < Nike Wmns Air Max 1 Premium - Zwart < AffordableGeox U Claudio D, Men's Desert Boots, Brown (Mudc6372), 10.5 UK (45 EU),Nike Sf Af1 Mid - Sneakers - Men Nike Sneakers online on United Kingdom - 11545261LB,FIND Addison Wallabee, Men's Mocassins, Beige (Tan), 11 UK (46 EU),Adidas Men''s EQT Support 93/17 Low-Top Sneakers, (Core Black 0), 11 UK,N° 21 Ballet Flats - Women N° 21 Ballet Flats online on United Kingdom - 11508110SJ
Birkenstock Boston, Unisex Adults' Clogs, Brown (Habana),7.5 UK,

Some use the term “robbery” when a “burglary” has happened, and vice versa. The words actually refer to different crimes, with their own legal definitions and penalties.

Schutz Ballet Flats - Women Schutz Ballet Flats online on United Kingdom - 11583470WJ,Men's/Women's < Nike Metcon 4 Training Shoes < Personality Trend,Peter Kaiser Women''s ELLI Brogues, Grau (Silber CHIO Notte Sohle 873), 38 (EU)Gabor Petunia Womens Ballet Pumps Colour: Black Dot/Patent, Size: 3.5,Hotter Men's Energise Slip On Trainers (Black 001), 7.5 UK (41.5 EU)New Balance M390BW2-390, Men Training Running Shoes, Multicolor (Black/White 048), 10 UK (44 1/2 EU),Bikkembergs Sneakers - Men Bikkembergs Sneakers online on United Kingdom - 11232931PCThe Fragrance Kitchen PALM FICTION Eau de Parfum, 3.4 oz./ 100 mLTory Burch Ballet Flats - Women Tory Burch Ballet Flats online on Canada - 11291497MW,J|D Julie Dee Ballet Flats - Women J|D Julie Dee Ballet Flats online on United Kingdom - 11544809PTFederica Stella Boots - Women Federica Stella Boots online on United Kingdom - 11513081INBugatti Men's 311450014000 Trainers, Black (Schwarz 1000), 9.5 UKNIKE Men''s Air Max Fury Fitness Shoes, Multicolour (White/Ultramarine-So 141), 9 UKMizuno Women's Wave Ultima 9 WOS Running Shoes, Turquoise (Aquasplash/White/Bluesapphire 20), 5,Fly London Women's Ypul799Fly Open Toe Sandals, Yellow (Honey), 4 UK 37 EU,Brown OMODA Chelsea boots 52B003,Carlo Soldaini Loafers - Men Carlo Soldaini Loafers online on United Kingdom - 11355125VV,Doucal's Loafers - Men Doucal's Loafers online on Australia - 11391565EO,Magrit Ballet Flats - Women Magrit Ballet Flats online on Canada - 11504455RI,Schutz Ballet Flats - Women Schutz Ballet Flats online on Australia - 11477571NCAdidas Men's Campus Trainers, Black (Core Black/Footwear White/Chalk White), 8 UK (42 EU),Gabor Shoes Women''s Rollingsoft Derbys, Red (New Merlotstrass), 4.5 UK 4.5 UK,ECCO Men''s Minneapolis Derbys, Black, 11 UK,Miss KG Women''s NINA Loafers, (Black), 6 UK 6 UKPANAMA JACK Fedro C2 Napa Grass, Men's Warm lined classic boots half length, Brown (Brown), 6 UK (40 EU)Lerews Boots - Men Lerews Boots online on Australia - 11233194CJ,Men's Cashmere Spring / Fall Comfort Athletic Shoes Hiking Shoes Brown / Green / Orange / Black,Love Moschino Ballet Flats - Women Love Moschino Ballet Flats online on Canada - 11451185OG,Marsèll Ballet Flats - Women Marsèll Ballet Flats online on United Kingdom - 11579721DX,Man/Woman : Nike Mens Air Zoom Pegasus 35 : Trendy,

Imagine that a family returns home from a night out to find the front door ajar. The family members walk inside to discover that jewelry and other items are missing. When they call the police, what are they reporting? A robbery or a burglary?

While people often use the terms “burglary” and “robbery” interchangeably, the words actually have meaningful differences. Burglary involves a person illegally entering a building in order to commit a crime while inside; robbery is generally when someone takes something of value directly from another person by the use of force or fear.

So, to answer the question, the family home has been burglarized.

Robbery is a crime where someone takes something of value directly from someone else. While laws vary by state, the typical elements of the crime are :

  • taking money or property
  • directly from someone
  • without permission
  • with the intent to keep the property permanently
  • through the use of force or intimidation.

The Crime of Burglary

States also define burglary slightly differently. But the offense usually has the following elements:

  • illegally entering
  • a building (usually a home or business)
  • with the intent to steal something or commit a felony while inside.


In the past, most states defined burglary as forcibly breaking into another person’s home at night. Today, though, burglary statutes are generally much broader. Normally, someone can commit burglary by simply entering any type of building without permission at any time of day while intending to commit a crime once inside.

As you can see above, robbery and burglary have distinct elements. For instance, one crime doesn’t have to involve a building, while the other does. Below are a couple other key differences.


Although burglary often involves theft, a person doesn’t have to steal anything to be convicted of the crime. Robbery, on the other hand, almost always involves theft—the defendant takes or tries to take something from the victim.

Under many burglary laws, the intended crime must be a felony or some form of theft, but some states say that a person who enters a building without permission and intends to commit any crime inside is guilty of burglary. For instance, illegally entering a building with the intent to commit an assault can be the basis for a burglary conviction.

Burglary and robbery also differ when it comes to the use of force. Force, whether against a person or to get into a building, generally isn’t required for a burglary conviction. Robbery, though, necessarily involves the use of force—or at least intimidation—against another person.

In order to be convicted of robbery, someone must use violence or the threat of violence to take something of value directly from another. For example, suppose a man armed with a knife demands money from a gas station attendant and then runs away with the cash. The man has just committed robbery because he used the threat of force to steal money directly from the victim.

Potential Penalties

As with the definitions of robbery and burglary, penalties vary by state. Generally, though, both are considered serious crimes and convictions can result in stiff punishments. Most states divide robbery and burglary offenses into degrees of severity, depending on factors such as whether a weapon is involved or the crime results in someone getting hurt.

In most states, robbery is always a felony. A robbery conviction can result in significant prison time and hefty fines, especially if the crime involves a weapon. For instance, Maine’s law states that robbery is punishable by a maximum of ten years in prison and a fine of up to $20,000. A conviction for armed robbery in that state is classified as a more serious crime and can lead to a sentence of up to 30 years in prison and a fine of as much as $50,000. (Me. Rev. Stat. tit. 17-A, §§ 651, 1252, 1301 (2017).)

As with robbery, in most cases burglary is a felony. State laws tend to divide burglary into different levels of seriousness, depending on such factors as:

  • the type of crime the burglar intended to commit inside the building
  • whether the burglar was armed with a weapon
  • the type of building involved, and
  • whether the building was occupied at the time.

In Hawaii, for example, a burglar who is armed with a weapon, harms someone during the crime, or enters a residence (as opposed to an office, for example) can be sentenced to as many as ten years in prison and fined up to $25,000. (Haw. Rev. Stat. Ann. §§ 706-640, 706-660, 708-810 (2017).)

Again, criminal statutes and penalties can vary widely by state. For more information on burglary and robbery, and to learn about the laws in your area, consult an experienced criminal defense attorney.

Adidas Men''s Predator Tango 18.3 in Footbal Shoes, White Ftwwht/Cblack/Reacor, 11 UK 11 UK,
  1. Briefly tell us about your case
  2. Provide your contact information
  3. Choose attorneys to contact you

Legal Information

Related Products

Fly London Men's CHEN934FLY Ankle Boots, (Dk Brown 001), 8 42 EU,

Related Ads

Perfect / Comfortable Rockport Cobb Hill Collection Cobb Hill Aria Women Khaki Perforated Online Shoes Outlet,

CASSIS COTE D'AZUR Women's 5 Louxia Ankle Strap Sandals, Beige, 5 Women's UK cc5944

We've helped 95 clients find attorneys today.

Women's Shoes Leather Winter Fashion Boots Boots Low Heel Round Toe Thigh-high Boots Black / Gray,

How It Works

  1. Briefly tell us about your case
  2. Provide your contact information
  3. Choose attorneys to contact you
Rodo Ballet Flats - Women Rodo Ballet Flats online on Canada - 11454139RP,

Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Nolo ® Self-help services may not be permitted in all states. The information provided on this site is not legal advice, does not constitute a lawyer referral service, and no attorney-client or confidential relationship is or will be formed by use of the site. The attorney listings on this site are paid attorney advertising. In some states, the information on this website may be considered a lawyer referral service. Please reference the Terms of Use and the Supplemental Terms for specific information related to your state. Your use of this website constitutes acceptance of the Terms of Use, Supplemental Terms, Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy.

  • PLDM by Palladium COVENTRY CML women's Low Ankle Boots in Brown
  • Men's/Women's:CHOOZE Steady (Toddler/Little Kid): Modern And Elegant In Fashion
  • Clarks Hamble Oak D Fitting
  • Dockers Pier Mens Black Boat Shoes
  • Cruyff RECOPA UNDERLAY - Trainers - black
  • Il Borgo Firenze Ankle Boot - Women Il Borgo Firenze Ankle Boots online on Australia - 11256319OT
  • Bernie Mev. Sneakers - Women Bernie Mev. Sneakers online on United Kingdom - 11186563GT
  • Chung -Shi DUXILETTE Unisex Adult Clogs, weiss (weiß),36/37
  • Clearance / Wholesale Jack Rogers Kamri Women Black Online Shoes Outlet