It's not the number of priors.
First degree burglary is residential burglary. All others are second degree.
You may be thinking of petty theft with a prior. That used to be one prior and your second could be a felony. Now it is 3 priors and your fourth can be a felony (with some exceptions based in prior convictions).
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I agree with Mr. Dane. 1st Degree buglarly is the burglary of an inhabited dwelling--commonly called Residential Burglary.
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First degree burglary is for residences. Shop lifting is called second degree burglary. With two strikes don't expect any good bargains. He will have to fight every step of the way so make certain he has a great attorney. Best wishes.
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Mr. Dane is correct. As a former prosecutor and current criminal defense attorney known for writing his own motions and regularly winning in court you would be very wise to hire him especially if you already have two strikes on your record. Good luck. Hope this helps?