720 ILCS 5/19-3 – Residential Burglary

  • Class 1 Felony
  • 4-15 years probation
  • Fine up to $25,000
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Residential burglary under 720 ILCS 5/19-3 [1120000] is the most serious burglary charge in Illinois. As referenced, the law can be found under 720 ILCS 5/19-3. A person is guilty of residential burglary when they knowingly and without authority enter the dwelling place of another with the intent to commit a theft or another felony inside the residence. Residential burglary carries with it a penalty of from 4-15 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections. The maximum fine for this crime is $25,000. Even worse, with very rare exceptions, a person charged with residential burglary is not eligible for probation.

Arrested for Residential Burglary? Criminal Lawyer Andrew Weisberg is Here to Defend You

A serious crime like residential burglary requires the work of a serious Chicago criminal lawyer like Andrew M. Weisberg. Mr. Weisberg gained incredible insight after spending nearly a decade as a prosecutor in Cook County and Will County. He has handled countless residential burglary cases and has the experience and aggressiveness to fight to obtain the very best results for his client. If you or a loved one has been arrested and charged with residential burglary under 720 ILCS 5/19-3, it is critical that you contact Mr. Weisberg immediately. He can always be reached at the office or 24/7 on the cell phone at (773) 453-2140.

Andrew M. Weisberg –  Defending Charges of 720 ILCS 5/19-3  Your Best Defense in Residential Burglary Cases in Chicago and the Suburbs

Those facing residential burglary charges under 720 ILCS 5/19-3 have the deck stacked against them. It takes a creative and intelligent attorney to work around the mandatory prison sentence that accompanies the charge of residential burglary. Mr. Weisberg has successfully defended countless individuals in residential burglary and other related charges. Contact Mr. Weisberg today so he can explain how he can help you or a loved one in any of the following criminal cases:

  • Burglary 720 ILCS 5/19-1
  • Possession of burglary tools 720 ILCS 5/19-2
  • Unlawful sale of burglary tools 720 ILCS 5/19-2.5
  • Residential burglary 720 ILCS 5/19-3
  • Criminal trespass to a residence 720 ILCS 5/19-4
  • All criminal matters

Call Residential Burglary Lawyer Andrew M. Weisberg When You Need The Highest Level of Representation – Charges of 720 ILCS 5/19-3

If you or a loved one has been charged with residential burglary (720 ILCS 5/19-3) in the Chicago area, Andrew M. Weisberg is a criminal attorney with a reputation as an aggressive, smart and tough defense lawyer. He is a former prosecutor in Cook County and Will County, and he has gained vast experience in defending every area of criminal law, from sex crimes and violent offenses to domestic violence and theft offenses. To speak with Mr. Weisberg, call his office or his cell phone 24/7 at (773) 453-2140. The consultation is immediate, free and confidential.