Burglary

Under Utah Criminal Code Section 76-6-202:

An actor is guilty of committing burglary who enters or remains unlawfully in a building or any portion of a building with intent to commit:

  • a felony;
  • theft;
  • lewdness, a violation of Section;
  • sexual battery, a violation of Section;
  • lewdness involving a child, in violation of Section or;
  • voyeurism.

Burglary is a third-degree felony charge unless it was committed in a dwelling, in which event it is a second-degree felony.


Brown, Bradshaw & Moffat, LLP | Burglary Lawyer in Salt Lake City

The most important step you can take to protect your future is to speak with an experienced criminal defense attorney who can advise you of your rights and guide you through the legal process.

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Aggravated Robbery in Utah

Aggravated burglary is a first-degree felony punishable by up to five years in prison and up to $10,000 in fines. A felony conviction on one’s record can have lifelong consequences well after a case has been resolved. Felons may also experience difficulties in finding employment which can make things more complicated.

An experienced criminal defense attorney at Brown, Bradshaw & Moffat, LLP will give u the resources and tools necessary towards combatting a criminal charge in Salt Lake City Utah and surrounding areas.

Under Utah Criminal Code section 76-6-203, a person commits aggravated burglary if in attempting, committing, or fleeing from a burglary they or another participant in the crime:

  • cause bodily injury to any person who is not a participant in the crime;
  • use or threaten the immediate use of a dangerous weapon against any person who is not a participant in the crime; or
  • possess or attempt to use any explosive or dangerous weapon.

Burglary Attorney in Salt Lake City UT

If you or a loved one have been accused of committing burglary in Salt Lake City, Utah or surrounding area’s it is important to contact the lawyers of Brown, Bradshaw & Moffat, LLP today.

Our lawyers have nearly two decades of experience representing clients charged with property crimes, drug crimes, violent crimes, traffic crimes, and sexual offenses in Salt Lake City UT.

Contact the criminal defense lawyers of Brown, Bradshaw & Moffat, LLP at (801) 532-5297 for an initial consultation today.

This page was last updated on June 9, 2017.