Orange County Burglary Attorney

The Theft Offense of Burglary: Explained

Under §459 of the 2010 California Penal Code, burglary is defined as the unlawful entry into a building or home with the intentions of committing either petit or grand larceny or a felony of any kind. It is important to realize that this is a crime that hangs completely upon the "intent" of the defendant – no theft actually has to have occurred for the defendant to be successfully convicted. For this type of crime, the penalties are as follows:

  • First Degree Burglary: Imprisonment for two, four or six years
  • Second Degree Burglary: Imprisonment for up to a year

It is important to realize that if you have recently been criminally charged, you do not have the luxury of hesitating. Immediate action is necessary to help you protect your best interests; therefore, as soon as you have been criminally charged, it is vastly important that you immediately contact an experienced, reliable lawyer that you will be able to trust to help you.

The Law Office of Bruce C. Bridgman: Defending Your Rights

When you have this much on the line, you simply cannot work with an attorney that is anything but less than completely dedicated to defending you. At The Law Office of Bruce C. Bridgman, they have shown that they have extensive experience in handling cases of this nature. They have extensive knowledge of criminal law and are fully prepared to go the distance in their efforts to help clients protect themselves against the possibility of conviction. By working with their legal team, you will be able to rest easier knowing that you will have a heavyweight in your corner that will stop at nothing in their efforts.



Whether you are facing criminal charges, contemplating divorce, struggling with debt, or dealing with complex immigration issues, The Law Office of Bruce C. Bridgman is well-equipped to help. With more than three decades of experience, our skilled attorneys in Orange County, CA are available to assist with a wide range of legal matters. All you have to do is fill out the form below or give us a call at (949) 558-2799 to get started. From there, we can help guide you down the right path. Fill out our free and confidential case evaluation form below. A qualified attorney will evaluate your case and determine how the firm can help.

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