Chloé Susanna Black Leather Boots Boots Boots a96360

Chloé Susanna Black Leather Boots Boots Boots a96360
Ara Slingback Court Shoes By Ara-Gentlemen/Ladies- Selling Online Store,Dibrera By Paolo Zanoli Loafers - Women Dibrera By Paolo Zanoli Loafers online on Canada - 11233685NB,Philipp Plein Loafers - Women Philipp Plein Loafers online on United Kingdom - 11543866QU,BIANCO Pom Pom Sneakers Women Black (40)Puma Womens Suede Golf Shoe Majesty - AW18Adidas Originals Flashback W' Trainers by adidas Originals:Men's/Women's: Outstanding features,Heine Glitter Appliqu� Ankle Boots By Heine-Mr/Ms-Timely Update,Reebok 'Work n Cushion 3.0' Walking Shoes by Reebok:Men's/Women's:Shopkeeper,Elite Mules - Women Elite Mules online on Canada - 11536227AT,L'f Shoes Loafers - Women L'f Shoes Loafers online on Canada - 11120747DXElena Iachi Loafers - Women Elena Iachi Loafers online on United Kingdom - 11570950BB,Heine Bow Front Ballerinas By Heine:Men/Women:bestseller,Griff Italia Loafers - Women Griff Italia Loafers online on United Kingdom - 11542209LWTamaris 'Heart & Sole' High Heel Court Shoes by Tamaris-Men's/Women's-Fast deliveryAsics Lifestyle Gel-Vickka Trainers - White/Classic Red - UK 8 - WhiteMen's/Women's : Nike Wmns Air Max 1 Essential - Zwart : famous loadTom Tailor Sandals by Tom TailorAdidas Originals 'Tubular Shadow' Trainers by adidas Originals-Men's/Women's-QueenslandIcepeak 'Doles' Outdoor Shoes by IcepeakCharlotte Olympia Loafers - Women Charlotte Olympia Loafers online on Canada - 11510128WVMarian Loafers - Women Marian Loafers online on Canada - 11563886CW,PS by Paul Smith Men's Andy Suede Chelsea Boots - Taupe,Adidas Performance Star Wars Trainers by adidas Performance-Gentlemen/Ladies-Good Quality,
Marc O'Polo CAROLINA women's Low Ankle Boots in Black,

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.

SneaK Online Shop | Global Market: NIKE Nike Air Force sneakers Womens WMNS AIR FORCE 1 07 air force 1 315115-112 shoes white,Asics Lifestyle Gel-Vickka Trainers - White/Classic Red - UK 7 - White,Maison Margiela 22 Tonal Replica Sneaker Black,Geox J Aveup G B Print Gbk Black, Shoes, Trainers & Sport Shoes , High-top Trainers, Black, Unisex, 39,Converse 'Chuck Taylor All Star Ox'Roberto Della Croce Loafers - Women Roberto Della Croce Loafers online on Australia - 11529047LE,Antonio Marras Loafers - Women Antonio Marras Loafers online on Canada - 11568797UN,Officine Creative Italia Mules - Women Officine Creative Italia Mules online on Australia - 11564890OH,Converse 'Chuck Taylor All Star Core Mono' by ConverseRichmonds Square Toe Derby ShoeOnfire Mens Leather Chelsea Boots Brown,Tsd12 Loafers - Women Tsd12 Loafers online on Canada - 11537385TG,F.Lli Bruglia Loafers - Women F.Lli Bruglia Loafers online on Canada - 11348375DI,Hunter Original Womens Adjustable Black Gloss Tall Wellington Boots-Men's/Women's- UnusualTamaris 'Taggia' High Heel Platform Court Shoes by TamarisGeox 'Sukie' Trainers by Geox:Mr/Ms:High Quality and AffordableJack & jones Leather Boots (42):Man's/Woman's: AffordableAsics GT-2000 6 Mens Running Shoes - Blue, 10 UK,Shoes For Crews (Europe) Bridgetown - 9,Spartoo.co.uk Diesel EXPOSURE I men's Shoes (High-top Trainers) in Blue,

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.

OLD-TIMEY BURGLARY LAWS

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.

Theft

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.

Reebok 'Franconia Ridge 3.0 Gore-Tex' Walking Shoes by Reebok,
  1. Briefly tell us about your case
  2. Provide your contact information
  3. Choose attorneys to contact you

Legal Information

Related Products

MORE
Fragiacomo Loafers - Women Fragiacomo Loafers online on United Kingdom - 11519722QU,

Related Ads

Chantal Loafers - Women Chantal Loafers online on Australia - 11557002ME,
DEFEND YOUR RIGHTS

Chloé Susanna Black Leather Boots Boots Boots a96360

We've helped 95 clients find attorneys today.

Sam Edelman Mules - Women Sam Edelman Mules online on Australia - 11466020BQ,

How It Works

  1. Briefly tell us about your case
  2. Provide your contact information
  3. Choose attorneys to contact you
Polarino 'Kalmar' Winter Boots by Polarino-Mr/Ms- Beautiful in Color,

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.

  • So Size EGRINO women's Sandals in Black
  • Stylish Sport Shoes - Men Nike FREE TRAINER 5.0 V6 Black - US Online
  • Spartoo.co.uk Diesel EXPOSURE I men's Shoes (High-top Trainers) in Blue
  • SST6 LZ Black/Alloy B1903-1 LH13 / LH 13
  • Men/Women-NIKE Buty Damskie Nike Air Max 90 LX-Modern Fashion
  • Bugatti CASSIO - Classic ankle boots - black
  • Guess Ankle Boot - Women Guess Ankle Boots online on United Kingdom - 11335901BW
  • Adidas Stella Sport Yvori - Sneakers - Women Adidas Stella Sport Sneakers online on Australia - 44964957OO
  • Mizuno Sneakers - Men Mizuno Sneakers online on Canada - 11547167TA
  • Fashion / Popular Noclaim CAROL 1 - Trainers Black/Pollock Women Online Shoes Outlet