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Burglary vs. robbery: What’s the difference?

Burglary vs. robbery explained. This is a question frequently asked of our criminal defense attorneys in Milwaukee, WI.  What’s the difference between burglary and robbery?  Frequently people use the terms interchangeably.  Unfortunately, they’re not the same. Criminal defense lawyer Matthew Meyer explains burglary vs. robbery in this blog post.  If you are charged with either…


Burglary Defense

What does the State need to prove in order to show burglary? Breaking the statute down, certain things surely need to be proven beyond a reasonable doubt at trial.  Those things are called “elements.”  In detail, Wisconsin Jury Instruction Criminal 1421 provides the four elements of burglary: 1) The defendant intentionally entered a building; and…