If my neighbor is pressing charges on me for taking a bottle of alcohol, what can I expect from a judge?

I have no priors; it would be a 1st offense burglary.

Asked on October 20, 2014 under Criminal Law, Wisconsin


S.L,. Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 6 years ago | Contributor

Although it is not possible to predict your sentence if you are convicted, since the item taken was of little value and you don't have any prior criminal record, most likely your sentence will be a fine and community service.

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