Home Invasion

As Michigan Home Invasion attorneys, we have handled many different types of home invasion cases.  Governed under the Michigan Home Invasion statute, MCL 750.110a, the punishments for a home invasion conviction is severe and any home invasion case must be fought.

HOME INVASION FIRST DEGREE

A person who breaks and enters a dwelling with 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 first degree if at any time while the person is entering, present in, or exiting the dwelling either of the following circumstances exists: (a) The person is armed with a dangerous weapon, or (b)Another person is lawfully present in the dwelling.  The punishment for a Home Invasion First Degree felony conviction is up to twenty years in prison.

HOME INVASION SECOND DEGREE

A person who breaks and enters a dwelling with 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.  The punishment for a conviction of a home invasion second degree is a possible fifteen year prison term.

HOME INVASION THIRD DEGREE

Any person 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.  The punishment for a third degree home invasion is a possible five year prison term.

DEFENDING A HOME INVASION CASE

Having experienced many different types of home invasion cases, defending them is no easy task.  Given the circumstances surrounding these cases, a complex strategy combined with cutting edge motion practice is a good way to gain a position of strength when negotiating with the Court and prosecutor. 

As Oakland, Wayne, and Washtenaw Home Invasion Lawyers, expect to have the entire Amberg & Amberg team fighting for you.  With innovative motions and defenses, the courage to stand up to tough prosecutors, and the belief in your innocence, we will fight with you to the end.  If you or a family member needs our help, call or email us today.