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Criminal Trespass is a serious criminal charge.
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Criminal trespass cases are often complicated. Every case is unique. Some cases are just a misunderstanding. Do you have a legal defense? Call now.
Trespassing is essentially going somewhere you are not supposed to go. While it does not sound like such a big deal, it is actually a crime which can result in jail! Do not take the charge lightly. Contact our office to discuss your options and your case.
Trespassing comes in two degrees. Criminal Trespass 1° is a gross misdemeanor which means the maximum penalty is 354 days in jail and a $5,000 fine. Trespassing in the 1° is when you knowingly enter or remain unlawfully in a building. A common example might be when you are ejected from Casino for being disruptive and refuse to leave or returns at a later date without permission.
Criminal Trespass 2° is a misdemeanor which means the maximum penalty is 90 days in jail and a $1,000. Criminal Trespass 2° is knowingly enters or remains unlawfully in or upon premises of another under circumstances not constituting criminal trespass 1°. So if you went onto someone’s land unlawfully but not into a building, then you could be charged with Criminal Trespass 2°.