We know facing trespassing charges can feel overwhelming, but the expert Fort Lauderdale trespassing lawyers at Rossen Law Firm are here to lend a helping (and experienced) hand. Call today to discuss your unique case with an experienced attorney serving South Florida.
What is a Trespassing Crime?
Trespassing happens when someone enters or remains on any property without permission.
An an attorney can further explain, a trespass occurs in South Florida when a person willfully enters upon or remains in any property other than a structure or conveyance without permission or when notice against entering or remaining is provided.
CONSEQUENCES OF TRESPASSING IN FORT LAUDERDALE
A Trespass in Structure or Conveyance is usually charged as a second degree misdemeanor, punishable by up to 60 days in jail.
When a Trespass on Property Other Than a Structure or Conveyance occurs, or a person is present in the structure at the time of the trespass, then it is considered a first-degree misdemeanor, punishable by up to 1 year in jail.
When a defendant carries a firearm or other dangerous weapon in the course of any criminal trespass, the violation can be charged as a third-degree felony with a maximum prison term of up to 5 years.
TRESPASSING CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY IN SOUTH FLORIDA
If you’re facing a trespassing charge in Fort Lauderdale – you’ve come to the right place. Rossen Law Firm has extensive experience providing a compassionate and expert defense to trespassing charges.
We understand that we’re defending your freedom, criminal record, and future, and we work our hardest to keep your life and your record intact. We always go above and beyond in every case we take because your success is our success.
Give our office a call if you’re facing trespassing charges. We’ll listen to your story, discuss the best course of action for you and see what resources may help you. One mistake shouldn’t have the power to ruin your life – and our South Florida trespassing lawyers will fight to make sure it doesn’t.
- Open to the Public: When a person enters a dwelling that is “open to the public,” it is consensual. The person has a right to remain in the structure unless the State can prove that the consent was withdrawn.
- Consent: Commonly seen when multiple people use a property, the question of consent can be raised if one person gave the defendant consent without others knowing they were authorized. Consent to enter is an affirmative defense for the crime of Trespassing.
- Mistaken Identity: Mistaken identity is another common trespassing defense, as many cases depend on spotting a suspect in less than ideal conditions.
Free Trespassing Criminal Defense Strategy Session in Fort Lauderdale
We handle trespassing cases of all types. We know how to protect your rights and provide you with a personalized and aggressive defense to your criminal charges.
Our firm offers FREE strategy sessions so you know how we’ll fight your case to get the best possible result.
HOW WE WIN TRESPASSING CASES IN FLORIDA
- Learn how we worked to get our client’s Trespassing charge dismissed in Miami, Florida.
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