Arrested for Burglary in Whitman or Latah County?

Hire our Pullman Criminal Defense Lawyer Today

Under Washington law, burglary is defined as unlawfully entering a building with the intent to commit a crime against the property or a person inside. Being charged with a felony, such as burglary, comes with potentially-life changing repercussions.

If you’ve been arrested for burglary in Whitman or Latah County, you’ll need a defense that is thorough and relentless. At the Baumgarten Law Offices, PLLC, our Pullman criminal defense attorney can help defend your record and protect your future. The legal team you choose can heavily influence the outcome of your case – it’s best to choose wisely.

Start off on the right foot today by calling the Baumgarten Law Offices, PLLC at (888) 445-2878.

First Degree, Second Degree & Residential Burglary

The penalties you face depend on the type of burglary you are charged with. First degree burglary, which is a Class A felony, occurs when an individual unlawfully enters or remains in a building with intent to commit a crime and is armed with a deadly weapon or assaults another person. Residential burglary is used to describe the type of burglary that takes place in any living space such as a house or apartment. Second-degree burglary occurs when an individual unlawfully enters a building that is not a residence and has the intent to commit a crime. Both residential burglary and second-degree burglary are charged as Class B felonies.

If charged as a Class A felony, penalties can include:

  • Up to life in prison
  • Up to $50,000 in fines

If charged as a Class B felony, penalties can include:

  • Up to 10 years in prison
  • Up to $20,000 in fines

Get the Help You Need

You have a right to fight the allegations against you and you should do so with a skilled attorney on your side. Regardless of the size or difficulty of your case, hiring a Pullman criminal defense lawyer from the Baumgarten Law Offices, PLLC will mean a relentless and insightful pursuit of a favorable outcome.

We serve clients throughout Whitman and Latah Counties. Contact us today
to request a case evaluation.