Michigan Home Invasion

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MICHIGAN HOME INVASION LAWYER

Michigan Home Invasion is an extremely serious criminal charge in Michigan that presents a very high likelihood of a prison sentence if you are convicted. It is imperative that you hire an experienced Michigan criminal defense attorney to represent you.

Jeffrey Buehner is a former prosecutor who has over 20 years of experience in the criminal justice system. He has a long track record of ‘not guilty’ verdicts. If you are charged with Home Invasion, you want Mr. Buehner in your corner. Call him for a free consultation at (248) 865-9640 or fill out our Free Consultation form.

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Michigan has three degrees of Home Invasion:

  • Home Invasion First Degree is a felony punishable by up to 20 years in prison and a $5,000 fine.
  • Home Invasion Second Degree is a felony punishable by up to 15 years in prison, a fine of up to $3,000, or both.
  • Home invasion Third Degree is a felony punishable by imprisonment for not more than 5 years or a fine of not more than $2,000.00, or both.

Michigan Home Invasion First Degree

A person who breaks and enters a dwelling or 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 first degree if at any time while the person is entering, present in, or exiting the dwelling either of the following circumstances exists:

  • The person is armed with a dangerous weapon.
  • Another person is lawfully present in the dwelling.

Michigan Home Invasion Second Degree

A person who breaks and enters a dwelling or 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.

Michigan Home Invasion Third Degree

A person is guilty of home invasion in the third degree if the person does either of the following:

(a) Breaks and enters a dwelling or enters a dwelling without permission with intent to commit a misdemeanor in the dwelling, or at any time while he or she is entering, present in, or exiting the dwelling, commits a misdemeanor.

(b) Breaks and enters a dwelling or enters a dwelling without permission and, at any time while the person is entering, present in, or exiting the dwelling, violates any of the following ordered to protect a named person or persons:

  • A probation term or condition.
  • A parole term or condition.
  • A personal protection order term or condition.
  • A bond or bail condition or any condition of pretrial release.

If you have been charged with home invasion and would like a free phone consultation with an experienced home invasion defense attorney, call Michigan criminal defense attorney Jeffrey Buehner at (248) 865-9640 or fill out our Free Consultation form.