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Don’t let your life be derailed by a serious charge of burglary. Take the proper steps to protect your constitutional rights. Get proven legal defense. Speak with Dhar Law.


We are a Top Burglary Defense Firm in the Boston Area who will protect your rights.

Have you been arrested for burglary or charged with burglary in the Boston area? Burglary charges are extremely serious and can have a negative impact on your future. You may be charged with burglary if any part of your body or any object that you are holding has entered the building. Depending on the circumstances, you could be charged with a second-degree or first-degree felony. Contact our criminal defense firm immediately so we can get to work on your case right away. 


Common Penalties for Burglary Convictions

Burglary is not just a theft offense. The crime of burglary involves entering into a building with the intent to steal property. You have committed a burglary offense if you have, without consent, entered a private habitation / building with the intent to commit a felony. In addition, you may be charged with burglary if you concealed yourself in the habitation / building in which you committed / intended to commit a felony offense. The penalties for burglary range from fines to more severe punishments.

  • Life Imprisonment
  • Monetary Fines
  • Criminal Record
  • Probation
  • Restitution
  • Loss of Certain Rights

We are Criminal Defense Attorneys based in the Boston area who will fight passionately to defend you against the charge of burglary. Our law firm proudly defends clients who are facing a wide range of criminal charges. We believe strongly in protecting the rights of the accused. We are local attorneys who can get to work on your case immediately. 

Know Your Rights

What is Burglary?

Burglary is the act of breaking and entering into a structure with the intent of stealing property or committing another felony offense. You may be charged with a first-degree felony if the burglary offense occurred inside of someone’s home. If the offense occurred on commercial property, you will likely be charged with a second-degree felony.

What is Robbery? Is it different from Burglary? 

Robbery is defined as the taking of property against an individual’s will, by means of fear or force. Robbery offenses are also referred to as “muggings” or “stickups.” Unlike robbery offenses, a burglary offense does not require a confrontation between parties. In order to be convicted of burglary, the prosecutor is only required to prove that the defendant entered the structure with the intent of committing a felony.

The Statute of Limitations

The statute of limitations for police and prosecutors to file charges against you in court for a misdemeanor burglary offense is one year. The statute of limitations for a felony burglary offense is three years. However, dependent upon the specific circumstances of your case, there may be additional factors that can affect the statute of limitations. We advise you to speak with an attorney as soon as possible. We can inform you of your rights and legal options.

Vikas S. Dhar is widely recognized as one of Boston’s premier criminal defense attorneys and a leader in the New England legal community. As a seasoned trial lawyer and a “Top 40 Under 40” criminal defense attorney, he has been honored as a New England Super Lawyer in the area of White-Collar Criminal Defense over the past 14 years by Boston Magazine.  

Possible Case Outcomes

Charges Reduced

There may be a chance that you can get your charges reduced to a misdemeanor, depending upon circumstances with what exactly happened.

Suppressed Evidence

In some instances, it can be proven that some type of violation occurred during the process of investigation, which could lead to evidence being thrown out of court.

Charges Dismissed

We work tirelessly to secure the best possible outcome, including getting your criminal charges completely dismissed, acquitted, or dropped.

Increase Your Chances of a Better Outcome with our Boston Criminal Defense attorneys who have decades of experience and will fight for your rights. 

We are highly esteemed attorneys recognized nationwide. We have nearly eight decades of combined experience. We are available 24/7. We are known for giving our all to clients and exceeding expectations.

Let us help you cut through the noise. Our firm can help reduce your stress during this difficult time. Speak with our attorneys and get legal advice today. A burglary can have serious consequences such as imprisonment. We are a compassionate, hard-hitting criminal defense firm who can explore your defense options and give you peace of mind and help you fight the burglary charge.

To learn more about our criminal defense lawyers in Boston and how we can help you, contact us today at 617 880-6155.


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Heading up the firm, Vikas Dhar is widely recognized as a leader in the New England legal community. An accomplished business litigator and a “Top 40 Under 40” criminal defense attorney, he has also been honored as a New England Super Lawyer/Rising Star in the area of White-Collar Criminal Defense for each of the past six years by Boston Magazine.

I have the power and the skill to be able to save people from themselves. I can be your guide during the darkness. I can hold your hand and navigate you out of the darkness into the light.

— Vikas Dhar
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