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California Penal Code 459 defines burglary as breaking and entering a structure with the intent to steal or commit a felony. A structure could include a residence, a business, a cargo container, or even a tent or a storage unit. That is the basic definition of burglary in California, but what makes a burglary a first-degree burglary, and what makes it a second-degree burglary?

www.criminaldefenselawyer.com/resources/what-burglary-second-degree.htm

Burglary, even second degree burglary, is almost always a felony (a crime punishable by incarceration in state prison and, oftentimes, a fine). In a state where second degree burglary is any unarmed or non-violent burglary, then second degree burglary may be punishable by as little as one year in prison.

www.shouselaw.com/burglary.html

First vs Second Degree Burglary. California burglary law is divided into “first-degree burglary” and second-degree burglary.” First-degree burglary is burglary of a residence. Second-degree burglary is the burglary of any other type of structure (including stores and businesses). 2. Shoplifting Distinguished

www.omalleylawoffice.com/Crime-Definitions/Second-Degree-Burglary-Definition.shtml

Second Degree Burglary Definition Second Degree Burglary, C.R.S. 18-4-203 (1) A person commits second degree burglary, if the person knowingly breaks an entrance into, enters unlawfully in, or remains unlawfully after a lawful or unlawful entry in a building or occupied structure with intent to commit therein a crime against another person or property.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burglary

It has three degrees. Third-degree burglary is the broadest, and applies to any building or other premises. Second-degree burglary retains the common-law element of a dwelling, and first-degree burglary requires that the accused be in a dwelling and armed with a weapon or have intent to cause injury.

legaldictionary.net/burglary

Second Degree Burglary. In many jurisdictions, second degree burglary includes the same elements as first degree burglary, with the exception that it applies to entering a commercial building or place of business. second degree burglary may also be charged when the perpetrator entered a building with the intent to commit arson or steal a ...

app.leg.wa.gov/rcw/default.aspx?cite=9A.52.030

Burglary in the second degree. (1) A person is guilty of burglary in the second degree if, with intent to commit a crime against a person or property therein, he or she enters or remains unlawfully in a building other than a vehicle or a dwelling.

definitions.uslegal.com/b/burglary

Burglary in the second degree is a class C felony. NY CLS Penal § 140.20 Burglary in the third degree. A person is guilty of burglary in the third degree when he knowingly enters or remains unlawfully in a building with intent to commit a crime therein. Burglary in the third degree is a class D felony.

legalbeagle.com/5057344-definition-4th-degree-burglary.html

If you've ever watched a television court show, then you've probably heard of first-, second-, and third-degree burglaries. In some states, there is such a thing as fourth-degree burglary. In the eyes of the law, the degree indicates the severity of the burglary--a first-degree burglary, for example, is more ...

law.justia.com/codes/georgia/2014/title-16/chapter-7/article-1/section-16-7-1

Upon the second and all subsequent convictions for burglary in the second degree, the defendant shall be guilty of a felony and shall be punished by imprisonment for not less than one nor more than eight years.