Somerset County Burglary Lawyers

If you have been charged with a burglary In Somerset County you will need to hire the former prosecutors at Aiello, Harris, Marth, Tunnero and Schiffman, P.C. to defend you. They are the burglary attorneys for Somerset County.

What is the definition of burglary in Somerset County New Jersey?

In N.J.S.A. 2c: 18–2 burglary is defined as follows: a person is guilty of burglary if, with purpose to commit an offense there in, or there on he: (1) Enters a research facility, structure, or separately secured or occupied portion thereof unless the structure was at the time open to the public or the actor is licensed or privileged to enter;

(2) Surreptitiously remains in a research facility, structure, or a separately secured or occupied portion thereof knowing that he is not licensed or privileged to do so; or

(3) Trespass in or upon utility company property where public notice prohibiting trespass is given by conspicuous posting, or fencing or other enclosure manifestly designed to exclude intruders.

Grading

Burglary is a crime of the second degree if in the course of committing the offense, the actor:

(1) Purposely, knowingly or recklessly inflict or threatens to inflict bodily injury on anyone; or

(2) Is armed with or displays what appear to be explosives or a deadly weapon.  Otherwise burglary is a crime of the third degree. An act shall be deemed “In the course of committing” an offense if it occurs in an attempt to commit an offense or in immediate flight after the attempt or commission.

The Aiello Harris burglary attorneys in Somerset County operate in the New Jersey Courts’ Criminal Division.

www.Judiciary.State.nj.us/Somerset/Criminal.htm

Contact the Somerset County criminal attorneys at Aiello, Harris, Marth, Tunnero and Schiffman, P.C. For a free initial consultation, call us today at (908) 561-5577 or contact us online.

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