Robbery is defined as the use of force, violence, assault, or otherwise putting the victim in fear when committing the theft or larceny. It is usually charged as a second degree felony punishable by up to 15 years in Florida State Prison, however, if a gun or knife was used it can be charged as a first degree felony, punishable by up to 30 years in Florida State Prison.
Individuals charged with Robbery have a lot at stake, in some cases the accused might even be facing up to 30 years in Prison. It is critical that anyone being investigated for, or charged with Robbery retain an experienced and competent criminal defense attorney. These cases often involve numerous witnesses, including the alleged victim, and time is of the essence. Evidence and witnesses disappear quickly so it is critical that someone charged with Robbery retain a defense attorney as soon as possible to ensure that the necessary investigation takes place in a timely manner.
As a former prosecutor, Attorney Jason Seidman understands just how serious these crimes are, and will use his courtroom and trial experience to defend your rights if you are charged with Robbery. Call 954-740-0502 today to set up your free consultation with Attorney Jason Seidman so that he can talk to you about your charges, you concerns, and discuss your best defense options.