Burglary and robbery are two serious criminal offenses related to theft but considered to be violent offenses due to the manner in which they are committed.
Robbery involves theft by force or threat of force.
Burglary is a different offense involving the unlawful entering of another's property with the intention of committing a crime (most often theft) on that property.
If in possession of a firearm at the time of the offense or accused of brandishing or discharging the weapon in the commission of a burglary or robbery, you may face a mandatory minimum of 10 or 20 years in prison under Florida's 10-20-Life law.
For more than 25 years, Bradley M. Collins, P.A. has aggressively and successfully defended clients facing Burglary and Robbery charges.