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Defend Against Burglary Charges in Jacksonville

Aggressive Legal Defense for Burglary Accusations in Florida

Florida’s statute defines burglary as any crime that involves an individual entering a dwelling or structure owned by another individual with the intention of committing an offense. This includes "breaking and entering," which is a felony offense in Florida.

Florida is known for carrying out harsh punishments for theft crimes – if you’ve been arrested for burglary, regardless of the circumstances, you should not hesitate to retain trusted legal counsel from the Law Offices of Jason K.S. Porter, P.A.

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At the Law Offices of Jason K.S. Porter, P.A., our criminal defense attorneys have approximately 100 years of combined legal experience. Attorney Porter maintains a 10.0 Superb rating on Avvo. We understand how isolating the criminal justice system can be – should you choose to hire our firm, you can trust that you won’t have to face the system alone. Choosing the right burglary attorney in Jacksonville can mean the difference between having your charges dropped or reduced and facing severe penalties, oftentimes including jail time.

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Is Breaking and Entering a Felony in Florida?

Yes. In Florida, breaking and entering is a felony because it is just another term for the crime of burglary, which is a felony in Florida. It does not matter if you simply broke into the premises and left without committing any other offense – in Florida, breaking and entering is a felony. 

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At the Law Offices of Jason K.S. Porter, P.A., our Jacksonville burglary lawyers practice in the state and federal courts, making us well equipped to defend you regardless of the obstacles you face. We handle each case with the utmost integrity and professionalism, which earned us the AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubble, which is the highest rating awarded to attorneys for ethical conduct and legal ability.

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