If you or someone you know is under investigation or has been arrested for burglary in Chicago, your future and your freedom are at risk. In Illinois, burglary is defined as when a person, who without authority knowingly enters or remains within a building, house-trailer, watercraft, aircraft, motor vehicle as defined in the Illinois Vehicle Code, railroad car, or any part thereof, with intent to commit therein a felony or theft.
Choose a Chicago burglary lawyer with experience who can help you understand your charges clearly and what they mean for your future. Burglary is a Class 2 felony and carries a penalty of 3 to 7 years in prison but the
penalties can be enlarged if the burglary is committed in a school, day care center,
day care home, group day care home, partial day child care facility, or place of
worship. Charges in Illinois are generally Class 2 felonies, but if the act
took place in a school or place of worship, it will be charged as a Class 1 felony,
punishable by 4 to 15 years in prison.
Chicago Burglary Lawyer Purav Bhatt Has the Experience to Defend You.
Criminal defense lawyer Purav Bhatt, is uniquely qualified to help you if you have been
accused of burglary. Using aggressive defense tactics and his experience as a former
prosecuting attorney, Purav Bhatt can provide the highest level representation for clients
who are facing criminal charges such as burglary, robbery or other serious theft crimes.
Attorney Purav Bhatt is experienced with defending a number of burglary charges, including commercial burglary, burglary involving the use of a deadly weapon, residential
burglary (breaking and entering into a residence) and home invasion burglaries. Because of his experience and skills, Mr. Bhatt has exceptional knowledge of Illinois law regarding this subject and is able to provide defense strategies that are applicable, innovative and effective for his clients’ cases.