What is Criminal Trespass?by Kansas Criminal Defense Lawyer Vincent Rivera
A criminal trespass charge can have serious repercussions and long-term effects. If you or a loved has been charged with criminal trespass call Kansas Criminal Defense Lawyer Vincent Rivera (913) 210-0844 immediately.
Criminal trespass (class B nonperson misdemeanor) is entering or remaining upon or in any of the following:
- Non-navigable body of water (deep and wide enough to provide passage to ships)
- public or private land or structure in a manner that interferes with access to or from any health care facility*
by someone who knows they are not authorized or privileged to do so and:
- Enters or remains therein in defiance of an order not to enter or to leave premises or property personally communicated by the owner thereof or other authorized person
- Signs are posted on premises or property in a noticeable place that will likely be seen,
or are locked,
or secured against passage or entry
- A restraining order has been personally served and the person remains in defiance.
A person found guilty of criminal trespass while defining a restraining order will be imprisoned a minimum 48 hours.
Criminal Trespass of a Health Care Facility*
Criminal trespass is entering or remaining upon or in any public or private land or structure in a manner that interferes with access to or from any health care facility.
When a person is not authorized or privileged to enter remain on the property or interfering with the access to or from and remains in defiance of a personally communicated order to not enter or to leave by the owner of the health care facility or authorized person.
A health care facility is defined by the law as:
- any licensed medical care facility,
- certificated health maintenance organization,
- licensed mental health center or mental health clinic,
- licensed psychiatric hospital or other facility
- or office where services of a health care provider are provided directly to patients;
A criminal trespass charge can have serious repercussions and long term effects. If you or a loved has been charged with criminal trespass call Kansas Criminal Defense Lawyer Vincent Rivera (913) 210-0844 immediately.
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