Louisiana Burglary Laws

  Overview of Louisiana Burglary Laws Burglary in Louisiana is defined as the unlawful entry into a structure with intent to commit crime inside.  Burglary frequently occurs when there are no witnesses or victims present to actually identify the perpetrator. Therefore, false accusations occur regularly.  THESE CRIMES ARE FELONIES, it is crucial that you retain an experienced lawyer to thoroughly examine your case  and determine if there are any weaknesses in the state's evidence.  As you will see below,  there are many different factors that can enhance or diminish the seriousness of the particular burglary charge.  A skilled lawyer is necessary [...]

Aggravated Burglary — Louisiana

  Aggravated Burglary Law in Louisiana -- La R.S. 14:60 Aggravated burglary is the unauthorized entering of any inhabited dwelling, or of any structure, water craft, or movable where a person is present, with the intent to commit a felony or any theft therein, if the offender: Is armed with a dangerous weapon; or After entering arms himself with a dangerous weapon; or Commits a battery upon any person while in such place, or in entering or leaving such place.   Penalties Whoever commits the crime of Aggravated Burglary shall be imprisoned at hard labor for not less than 1 [...]

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