Aggressive and Experienced Criminal Defense of Break and Enter to Commit an Assault and Battery in Alexandria, Arlington, Caroline, Culpeper, Fairfax, Falls Church, Hanover, Richmond, Orange, Spotsylvania, and Stafford, Virginia
What is Break and Enter to Commit an Assault and Battery?
Break and enter to commit assault and battery is one of several criminal offenses under statutory burglary pursuant to §18.2-91.
Statutory burglary involves breaking into any building with the intent to commit a criminal offense, other than murder, rape, robbery or arson.
What are the Penalties if Convicted of Break and Enter to Commit an Assault and Battery in Virginia?
If found guilty of break and enter to commit assault and battery, penalties can include:
- A maximum 20 year prison term
- A maximum fine of $2,500
- A criminal record for a felony, which can negatively impact employment opportunities or travel outside of the United States
Having possession of a deadly weapon at the time of the break and enter will become a much more serious charge as it is a Class 2 felony.
Why Hire an Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney if Charged in Virginia?
When you retain Susan F. Fremit, P.C., you receive the due diligence and extensive research skills necessary to aggressively argue, defend, and win your case. Susan F. Fremit leaves no stone unturned.
If you are charged with any type of statutory burglary offense, check out our successful track record in defending against this type of crime and then contact Susan F. Fremit, P.C. immediately, to set up a consultation to see how her experience can work for you.