Second Degree Burglary in Arizona
Second degree burglary is considered a class 3 felony in Arizona. Under Arizona law, a class 3 felony is punishable by a term of 2.5 to 7 years in prison. ARS 13-1507 defines second degree burglary as the act of entering or remaining unlawfully in or on a residential structure with intentions to commit theft or any other type of felony crime. Charges for second degree burglary usually apply to a burglary crime that was committed in or on residential property, such as a home, condominium or apartment complex. When faced with charges for second degree burglary in Arizona, it is important that you retain a Phoenix criminal defense attorney who will fight to have your charges reduced or dropped.