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Houston Burglary Attorney | Houston Burglary of a Habitation Defense Lawyer

James (Jim) Sullivan and Associates are experienced Houston Criminal Defense Attorneys. Jim Sullivan has a proven record of successfully defending people from many different ethnic backgrounds, faiths and countries throughout Texas. With over 55 combined years of Criminal Defense experience, Jim Sullivan and Associates have fought for the rights of their clients no matter their background or circumstances.
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Texas Penal Code, Section 30.02 - Burglary

  (a) A person commits an offense if, without the effective consent of the owner, the person: 
  • (1) enters a habitation, or a building (or any portion of a building) not then open to the public, with intent to commit a felony, theft, or an assault; or 
  • (2) remains concealed, with intent to commit a felony, theft, or an assault, in a building or habitation; or
  • (3) enters a building or habitation and commits or attempts to commit a felony, theft, or an assault.
  (b) For purposes of this section, "enter" means to intrude:
  • (1) any part of the body; or 
  • (2) any physical object connected with the body.
  (c) Except as provided in Subsection (d), an offense under this section is a:
  • (1) state jail felony if committed in a building other than a habitation; or 
  • (2) felony of the second degree if committed in a habitation.
  (d) An offense under this section is a felony of the first degree if:
  • (1) the premises are a habitation; and 
  • (2) any party to the offense entered the habitation with intent to commit a felony other than felony theft or committed or attempted to commit a felony other than felony theft.