You can be charged with trespassing if you knowingly enter another person’s property or unlawfully remain on the property after entering without the permission of the owner or after being asked to leave. Those who enter a property where posted signs warn against trespassing or entering can also be charged with trespassing.
Criminal trespassing charges should be treated very seriously, as convictions of those charges can lead to heavy fines, probation and even time in jail. In Arizona, there are 3 classifications of trespassing charges – first, second and third degree. First-degree trespassing is considered a Class 6 felony and can be punished by up to one year in county jail.
Trespassing Attorney – Kyle T. Green
Typically, the trespassing cases I handle often involve minor-age boys and girls who end up in the wrong place at the wrong time. In my experience, trespassing charges are often just one of several charges that a person is facing, including vandalism, drug possession or assault. Fortunately, I have the background and skills needed to successfully defend trespassing charges.
My understanding of the Arizona court system definitely impacts the outcome of the case. In many situations, I have had the trespassing charges against my clients dismissed or reduced to a class 2 or 3. Having once been a prosecutor myself, I have the negotiation skills to keep penalties to a minimum during the sentencing phase should the case come to that.
Start with Reviewing the Case
When facing trespassing charges, it is crucial that you get in touch with an attorney as soon as possible. Call my office to schedule a complimentary case review so that we can discuss the charges against you and assess the facts of the case. This will give me more information to go from as I work to build a strong defense. It will help you feel more confident about your case. Call today at 480-331-7568.