Home invasion is different from burglary under Illinois law – and the penalties can be different, too. Here’s what you need to know. What Are the Differences Between Home Invasion and Burglary? The main differences between home invasion and burglary are whether someone is in the home at the time the crime occurs, whether…

If you’re charged with home invasion in Chicago, you could be looking at a Class X felony – and that means you probably need to talk to a criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible. What is Home Invasion? Under Illinois law, home invasion occurs when you enter someone’s home when you know that the…