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What sentence should D expect for "burglary" ( ie opening door to stepdaughter's father's house, and getting into a fight)?

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D has often picked up stephdaughter and father has often entered house of stephfather and mother's house. No problems before.

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A person's sentence depends on a variety of factors (i.e., the underlying facts, any prior convictions, etc.). It is unclear whether or not you have hired a lawyer, were appointed a lawyer, or pled guilty. If you have not hired a lawyer, I would strongly recommend you do so now. Burglary is a serious offense and you need legal representation.

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There is no expected sentence. Options may include dismissal, plead to a lesser charge, probation, or jail time. It depends heavily on the facts of the case and the actions taken by the attorney. Have D speak with his/her attorney. If D does not have an attorney, then D needs one.

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