The Truth About Home Invasion

Home invasion stems from the crime of trespass or burglary but is generally a more serious crime.  Many states do not have specific “home invasion laws” and instead cover home invasions in their burglary statutes.  However, the criteria are generally the same across the board.  A person can be convicted for home invasion if he [...]

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Is the crime of armed robbery considered theft?

Theft is a term that often encompasses many property crimes, such as larceny, embezzlement, armed robbery, shoplifting, fraud, and others.  Generally, it is the taking of someone’s property without that person’s consent.  In a theft, the property can be movable, like a purse, or immovable, like the taking of land by illegally deeding another’s property [...]

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Burglary Cases

Burglary involves the act of unlawfully breaking into and entering of buildings and other structures with the intent to commit a crime therein, such as theft or vandalism.  Although burglary is often associated with theft, the crime that is the object of the burglary could include a range of offenses.  Even if the objective crime [...]

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