Theft, Burglary and Robbery Law Guide

Theft, burglary, and robbery are crimes that are often lumped together, and do have many similarities. These are some of the most common crimes committed in the United States, and all usually include taking another’s property illegally. In a robbery, a person must be present to be forcefully robbed from. A theft can be committed with no force, while a burglary occurs when a person forcefully enters a property and steals from that property. These crimes are punished at various severities. Learn more in this comprehensive guide.

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  • ContentGuide to Burglary Law

    Burglary means illegally entering a property with the intent to commit a crime within in it, usually the crime of theft. Burglary crimes usually target homes, although burglary can be committed in any building. Learn more about burglary laws in this guide.

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  • ContentGuide to Robbery Law

    To commit robbery, you must take something from a person using force or threat of force. Common examples of robbery are bank robbery or an ATM robbery. In this guide, learn about the various types of robbery and possible consequences.

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  • ContentGuide to Theft Law

    To commit theft, you have to take someone else’s property without the owner’s permission. Theft is one of the most commonly committed crimes; shoplifting, in particular, is very common. In this guide learn about common types of theft, possible defenses and possible sentences.

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  • ContentGuide to Carjacking Law

    A person has committed the crime of carjacking when he or she takes a vehicle through force, violent acts, or a threat of intimidation. Oftentimes, carjacking comes with other charges such as robbery or intentional harm to a person. Learn more here.

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