Charges for Robbery Cases
Like burglary, robbery is a theft offense. Unlike burglary, however, the nature of robbery involves intimidation, force and violence during the theft of money, property or other goods from another person. Robbery can be charged as 1st or 2nd degree crimes and penalties can include fines and imprisonment for up to 20 years. With this in mind, you need to contact a lawyer who can take immediate steps to protect your legal rights in criminal defense cases.
Aggravated Robbery Could Mean Life in Prison
The confrontational nature of robbery can include assault, violence and even death. In many cases, a weapon is used in the theft of the victim's money, property or other goods. If a robbery involves the use of a deadly weapon and/or if it results in serious bodily harm to the victim or others, offenders could be charged with the much more serious charge of aggravated robbery, a 1st degree felony. If the offender commits robbery on a senior citizen or a victim who is disabled, the charge of aggravated robbery could also apply. The punishment for aggravated robbery is a large fine and incarceration for life.
If you or someone you love is facing charges of robbery or aggravated robbery in Tarrant County, you could be facing a life sentence in prison if you are convicted. We are skilled litigators experienced in high-stakes criminal cases such as aggravated robbery and are prepared to help you face this enormous challenge through aggressive and efficient representation and the vigorous defense of your rights. Leaving no stone unturned, we'll do everything within our power to resolve your case and clear your name.
It's imperative that you contact an extremely knowledgeable attorney from Alband, Lane & Balderama immediately.
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