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Criminal Lawyer for Robbery Charges

If you have been accused of or are under investigation for robbery in the Indian River County area, you may be in danger of facing serious criminal charges. You will most likely face felony charges and if convicted you may face imprisonment in state prison for up to 5 or 25 years. You may even face life imprisonment. It is therefore of the utmost importance that you act quickly to consult with a criminal defense lawyer who can protect your interests and concerns.

Understanding Your Charges

Robbery is a violent theft crime that involves taking another’s property from their immediate possession or presence, usually with force, violence or threats of violence to the victim. A defendant may face varying charges and penalties for robbery. Following is a basic description of the different types of robbery in this area, along with the different penalties that may be imposed upon a conviction:

  • Robbery with a firearm or deadly weapon – first degree felony, punishable by 25 years to life in prison.
  • Robbery with a weapon – first degree felony, punishable by up to 25 years in state prison.
  • Robbery without a weapon or firearm / robbery by sudden snatching while in possession of a firearm or deadly weapon – second degree felony, punishable by up to 15 years in state prison.
  • Robbery by sudden snatching, without a weapon – third degree felony, punishable by up to 5 years in state prison.

No matter the particular robbery charges that you or a loved one may be facing or the circumstances of your case, you may be facing imprisonment in state prison and the burden of living with a felony conviction on your criminal record. Make sure you involve a competent attorney who can aggressively represent your interests and protect your legal rights.

The information on this website is for general information purposes only. Nothing on this site should be taken as legal advice for any individual case or situation. This information is not intended to create, and receipt or viewing does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship.
David Golden, P.A. - Sebastian Criminal Defense Lawyer
Located at 903 SE Central Parkway, Stuart, FL 34994.
Phone: (772) 220-4400.

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