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 [...]

Simple Burglary — Louisiana

New Orleans Criminal Defense Attorney Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq. -- Louisiana Burglary Attorney   If you are facing any kind of Burglary charge in southern Louisiana, contact the Law Office of Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq.  We have the experience that you need to ensure that your rights are protected!   !!!!Click here for an overview of Louisiana Burglary Laws!!!! SIMPLE BURGLARY -- La-R.S. 14:62 A.  Simple burglary is the unauthorized entering of any dwelling, vehicle, watercraft, or other structure, movable or immovable, or any cemetery, with the intent to commit a felony or any theft therein, other than as set forth in R.S. 14:60. Whoever [...]

Simple Burglary — Louisiana

  New Orleans Simple Burglary Defense   Simple Burglary -- La R.S. 14:62 Simple burglary is the unauthorized entering of any dwelling, vehicle, watercraft, or other structure, movable or immovable, or any cemetery, with the intent to commit a felony or any theft therein, other than as set forth in R.S. 14:60 (Aggravated Burglary). It is worth noting that a theft does not have to occur for the offense to be considered a Simple Burglary. The individual only needs the intent to commit a felony or any theft.   Penalties Whoever commits this crime shall be fined not more than two $2,000, imprisoned [...]

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