Punishments for a Home Invasion Conviction in Michigan


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Governed under the Michigan Home Invasion statute, MCL 750.11a, the punishments for a home invasion conviction is severe and any home invasion case must be fought.

(Related: Careless Driving)

Home Invasion First Degree

An individual who breaks and enters a dwelling with the intent to commit a felony, larceny, or assault in the dwelling, or a person who breaks and enters a dwelling or enters a dwelling without permission and, at any time while he or she is entering, present in, or exiting the dwelling, commits a felony, larceny, or assault is guilty of home invasion in the first degree if at any time while the person is entering, present in, or exiting the dwelling of the follow circumstances exists: (a) The person is armed with a dangerous weapon, or (b) Another person is lawfully present in the dwelling. A Home Invasion First Degree felony conviction is punishable up to twenty years in prison.

(Related: Minor In Possession)

Home Invasion Second Degree

An individual who breaks and enters a dwelling with the intent to commit a felony, larceny, or assault in the dwelling, a person who enters a dwelling without permission with intent to commit a felony, larceny, or assault in the dwelling, or a person who breaks and enters a dwelling or enters a dwelling without permission and, at any time while he or she is entering, present in, or exiting the dwelling, commits a felony, larceny, or assault is guilty of home invasion in the second degree. Home Invasion Second Degree is punishable by up to fifteen years in prison.

(Related: Domestic Violence)

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Home Invasion Third Degree

Any individual who breaks and enters a dwelling with intent to commit a misdemeanor in the dwelling, enters a dwelling without permission with intent to commit a misdemeanor in the dwelling, or breaks and enters a dwelling or enters a dwelling without permission and, at any time while he or she is entering, present in, or exiting the dwelling, commits a misdemeanor, is guilty of home invasion third degree. Home Invasion Third Degree is punishable by up to five years in prison.

Home Invasion Defense

Even with an array of experience in defending home invasion cases, it is not to be taken lightly. Based on the circumstances involved with these cases, a well-developed strategy combined with industry-leading motion practice is a good way to gain a position of strength when negotiating with the Court and prosecutor.

At Rudoi Law, we know how to fight Home Invasion Felony Charges. We will present the serious, aggressive defense you need. Our experience with the local legal environment can help us define a legal strategy that works best for you and your need for a fair and fast resolution. Contact us right away to get someone on your side who fight for you.

 


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