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 [...]

Home Invasion — Louisiana

Louisiana Home Invasion Law The law for Home Invasion is found at La. R.S. 14:62.8. Home Invasion is defined as the unauthorized entering of any inhabited dwelling, or other structure belonging to another and used in whole or in part as a home or place of abode by a person, where a person is present, with the intent to use force or violence upon the person of another or to vandalize, deface, or damage the property of another. Penalties Except as provided below, whoever commits the crime of home invasion shall be fined not more than $5,000 dollars and shall [...]

By |2019-03-06T22:14:30+00:00November 25th, 2011|Categories: Burglary, Crimes Defined, Criminal Statutes|Tags: , |
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