“A person commits burglary when without authority he or she knowingly enters or without authority remains within a building, housetrailer, watercraft, aircraft, motor vehicle, railroad car, or any part thereof, with intent to commit therein a felony or theft. This offense shall not include the offenses set out in Section 4-102 of the Illinois Vehicle Code.”

BURGLARY – 720 ILCS 5/19-1

Depending on the circumstances a burglary can be a Class 1, non-probational, felony and sentencing can range from 4 to 15 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections.

If you have been charged with a burglary it is important to contact the attorneys at Gruszeczki & Smith immediately. When you hire the attorneys at Gruszeczki & Smith, you are hiring former prosecutors who are seasoned trial attorneys and are comfortable defending your rights before judges and juries. Your defense begins the moment you contact us.

For free consultation with burglary defense experts, contact Gruszeczki & Smith Law in Chicago, Illinois at 312.253.7343 or contact us by email at info@gandslaw.com.