Theft / Burglary Crimes

Lake and Sumter County Burglary and Theft Crimes Lawyer

Mark Jackson understands burglary and theft cases. He will defend your rights. Theft crimes have serious punishments; you need experience on your side.

If you have been arrested for burglary, robbery, or any other theft related crime, you need an experienced criminal defense attorney in your corner.

Burglary is when one enters a dwelling (home), structure (business), or conveyance (car) with the intent to commit a crime inside. It is not necessary for the person to actually enter, sometimes just touching the outside of the location or reaching inside is enough to be arrested and charged. 

Punishment tends to be more severe when a theft is committed during a burglary or a robbery. If a gun or weapon is taken in the course of a burglary, the charge can be elevated to an armed burglary, consequently increasing exposure in prison.

Robbery, as defined in 812.13 Florida Statutes, means the taking of money or other property which may be the subject of larceny from the person or custody of another, with the intent to either permanently or temporarily deprive the person or the owner of the money or other  property, when in the course of the taking there is the use of force, violence, assault, or putting in fear.

If a firearm or other “deadly weapon” is carried by the alleged offender, then the robbery is a felony of the first degree, punishable by imprisonment for a term of years not exceeding life in prison. There are many factors that go into how a robbery is charged and what sentences apply.

Benefits of Hiring Mark Jackson

  • Free consultation and evaluation
  • Handled thousands of criminal cases
  • Available 24/7
  • Personalized service

The experienced theft crimes lawyer at Mark Jackson Defense Law, P.A. has defended several hundred theft and burglary related cases. He will make sure your best defense is developed and carried out.

There are many ways to attack a case. If a person is facing a theft crimes charge, an experienced attorney that knows the system and how to defend your case is needed.

Mark Jackson will force the State to prove each element of the crime against you. If each element can not be proven, the case should be dismissed.

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Call (352) 630-9731 today so that you can secure the Jackson Defense. Mark Jackson will aggressively defend you in an attempt to have your charges reduced or dismissed.