Skechers Breathe-Easy Point Taken by Slip-On Trainers by Taken Skechers 6615ff

Skechers Breathe-Easy Point Taken by Slip-On Trainers by Taken Skechers 6615ff
Högl Hogl STUDIO 40 HOGL 6-104002-8100 PUMPS Size: 5.5, Colour: PLUM SUEDE,Puma 'Ferrari Future Cat OG' Trainers by Puma:Man/Woman:Wholesale,Blowout Colour Pop Gibson Shoe, Converse 1970s Ox Chuck Taylor All Star women's Shoes (Trainers) in White,Wild Bunch Classic Boot Black,Vans Ua Old Skool Desert Sage/true White, Shoes, Trainers & Sport Shoes , Low-top Trainers, Grey, Beige, Unisex, 42Vans U Classic Slip-on Black, Shoes, Trainers & Sport Shoes , Low-top Trainers, Black, Unisex, 36,Birkenstock Black Arizona Birko-flor Sandals:Gentleman/Lady:Good Young GoodsTed Baker Mens Dark Blue Siablo Perforated Suede Shoes/Gentleman/Lady/Complete specifications,New Balance Cruz Trainers by New Balance-Mr/Ms- Good texture, Josef Seibel Neele 01 women's Mid Boots in Blue,Gabor Patent Court Shoes by Gabor:Men/Women: Good textureCaspar C480 Sicherheits-Stiefel S3 SRC ENISO 20345 blau | 41Adidas Women's Adidas omen's Superstar Metal Toe hiteAdidas Originals Footwear Marathon TR - Chalk White,Maison Margiela 22 Stereotype High Top Sneaker White,Red Valentino Chelsea Ankle Boots,Mustang Casual Trainers by Mustang-Men's/Women's-Superior in qualityAsics Gel-Rocket 8 Limited Edition Mens Indoor Court Shoes - 11.5 UK,Chiara Ferragni Loafers - Women Chiara Ferragni Loafers online on United Kingdom - 11347125WE,BIANCO Double Zip Boots Women Black (40),Tamaris Slip-On Shoes by Tamaris:Men/Women: Comfortable feelNike Gray and Purple Run Swift Sneakers Size US 6 Regular (M, B)Superdry Women's Retro Court Trainers White Size: 4Cp Charles Philip Shanghai Loafers - Women Cp Charles Philip Shanghai Loafers online on Australia - 44652525LR,Look Again 'Tessen' Trainers by Nike/Man's/Woman's/ superb processing,Vittoria Mengoni Venezia Loafers - Women Vittoria Mengoni Venezia Loafers online on United Kingdom - 11509752TKOfficine Creative Italia Loafers - Women Officine Creative Italia Loafers online on Australia - Nike Air Jordan First Class men's Shoes (High-top Trainers) in White,Bugatti Leather Leisure Shoes By Bugatti
Moschino Loafers - Women Moschino Loafers online on Australia - 11525894GF,

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.

Adidas 3MC Skate Shoes core black/footwear white/solid greyVerbenas Textile Printed Mules by Verbenas,Casadei Loafers - Women Casadei Loafers online on United Kingdom - 11502643OH,Jil Sander Loafers - Women Jil Sander Loafers online on Australia - 11540514XT,Lola Cruz Loafers - Women Lola Cruz Loafers online on Canada - 11265847DM,OFFICIAL STORE EMPORIO ARMANI - Shoes - Sneakers on armani.comMr/Ms: Nike Wmns Air Huarache Run - Zwart: RememberSkechers Sport Flex Appeal 2.0 Ladies Athletic Shoes - Navy/Pink, 6.5 UK,Nike Air Max 90 Essential Blue,Esprit Aida Bootie Black, Shoes, Boots & Chelseas, Chelsea Boots, Black, Female, 37,Rieker 78554-00 Schwarz, Shoes, High boots & Booties, Tall Wellies, Grey, Purple, Female, 38,Roberto Della Croce Loafers - Women Roberto Della Croce Loafers online on Canada - 11529047LE,Voltan Loafers - Women Voltan Loafers online on Canada - 11573142SLSuky Mules - Women Suky Mules online on Canada - 11578456CWRemonte Glitter Effect Trainers by Remonte/Gentleman/Lady/High Quality,Nike Light and Dark Blue with Light Green Flex Tr 6 Sneakers Size US 10 Regular (M, B)Senso Women's Lala Leather Heeled Sandals - Ebony,Gabor Plus Size Gabor Extra Wide Fit ''Air Cube'' Court Shoes in Beige size 3,Tommy Hilfiger Tobias 10D TrainerParlanti Loafers - Women Parlanti Loafers online on Australia - 11504979TG,Tod's Loafers - Women Tod's Loafers online on United Kingdom - 11542951FQ

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.

Hogan Loafers - Women Hogan Loafers online on United Kingdom - 11568464HF,
  1. Briefly tell us about your case
  2. Provide your contact information
  3. Choose attorneys to contact you

Legal Information

Related Products

Ovye' By Cristina Lucchi Mules - Women Ovye' By Cristina Lucchi Mules online on Canada - 11562852KM,

Related Ads

Tamaris Smooth Finish Chelsea Boots by Tamaris:Men's/Women's:Be Roman in Design,

Skechers Breathe-Easy Point Taken by Slip-On Trainers by Taken Skechers 6615ff

We've helped 95 clients find attorneys today.

Nike Training Sneakers Size US 7 Regular (M, B),

How It Works

  1. Briefly tell us about your case
  2. Provide your contact information
  3. Choose attorneys to contact you
Le Coq Sportif Womens Metallic Moonlight Brown Omega X W Trainers,

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.

  • Tod's Loafers - Women Tod's Loafers online on United Kingdom - 11542951FQ
  • Shop Primigi Boys Federico Winter Boots - notte - 25 m eu / 8.5 m us toddler - - 14390341
  • Tamaris 23208, Women's Oxford, Grey (Cloud 227), 9 UK (42 EU)
  • Shoes SKECHERS - 81878L/BKMT Floral Bloom - Fitness - Sports shoes - Women's shoes
  • Gentlemen/Ladies < Nike Air Max Modern Se Running Men's Shoes Size < Trendy
  • Cheap / Discount Trotters Sante Laser Women Pewter Vegetable Calf Leather Laser Cut Online Shoes Outlet
  • High quality Boots & Booties - Merrell Polarand Rove Zip Waterproof Espresso Men - US Online
  • Asfvlt Sneakers - Men Asfvlt Sneakers online on Australia - 11497992OL