Trespassing is an unusual offense that often has elements of other charges or circumstances associated. Once circumstance is you could be accused of unlawfully being on another person’s property in the course of a burglary or some property damage incident.
More common is a domestic situation where you are either not allowed to be on a person’s property because of a restraining order or other harassment threat.
Whatever happened, if you have been accused of or arrested for a Trespassing Charge in Missouri, you need an experienced criminal lawyer to help you through it. Take advantage of our free consultation and make an informed decision about how you want to proceed. You have nothing to lose by calling. I’ll give you some free advice either way. Call now, 888-439-4244.
Missouri Criminal Law Statutes excerpt
Trespass, 1st degree
“A person commits the crime of trespass in the first degree if he knowingly enters unlawfully or knowingly remains unlawfully in a building or inhabitable structure or upon real property.”
Trespass in the first degree is a class B misdemeanor in Missouri.
Trespass, 2nd degree
” A person commits the offense of trespass in the second degree if he enters unlawfully upon real property of another…”
Trespass in the second degree is an infraction in the state of Missouri.
If you’ve been accused of or arrested for criminal Trespass in Missouri, you need an experienced criminal lawyer to help you through it. Take advantage of my free consultation and call now.