What can happen if you have 3 burglary of habitation felonies? Are you considered a habitual criminal?

Asked over 1 year ago - Fort Worth, TX

My boyfriend has got out of prison for a burglary of habitation, he recently went to jail again and this time he has two burglary of habitations on him. Is he going to be considered a habitual criminal? How long can he get?

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  1. Macy Michelle Jaggers


    Contributor Level 20

    Answered . See my answer to your previous question.

    Macy Jaggers's answer to a legal question on Avvo does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Ms. Jaggers... more
  2. Cody Grant Henson

    Contributor Level 9

    Answered . See my answer on your prior post as well.

  3. Aaron C. Graham

    Contributor Level 5

    Answered . He won't be considered habitual. With a prior felony, he will be considered a repeat offender, which will enhance the second degree Burg Hab to a first degree, the range being 5-99, or life.

    To be considered habitual, a person has to be proven to have two prior final felony convictions, which would expose that person to 25-99, or life if convicted, and the habitual convictions are proven.

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