Robbery: Theft Crime Defense
Theft crimes are considered any criminal act that involves the illegal confiscation of someone's property. Theft crimes may range in the severity of penalties involved, but generally they are considered extremely serious charges. The depth of the charges will depend upon the value of the stolen property and how it was stolen. Robbery is the charge of taking money or property from another person by the use of force,
assault, threat of violence, violence, or infliction of fear. According to
Florida Statutes §812.13 (2011), robbery is charged as a felony and can be punished by over ten years in prison.
A criminal defense attorney can review your case and discover the best course of action for you. Being charged with a crime is extremely difficult and can be very confusing. Without an experienced attorney at your side, the criminal justice system is daunting. Having the right attorney will help you to discover the best route back to your normal life.
Home invasion robbery is a type of theft crime that is considered a first degree felony. It may be punished with up to 30 years in prison and tens of thousands in fines. It is charged when the entering of a private home was considered unlawful and there was intent to steal property or money. Armed robbery is also a type of theft crime that involves a firearm or other type of weapon. It is considered a first degree felony.
Speaking with a theft crime attorney is critical if you are hoping to fight your charges. The many clients that the firm has helped throughout the Miami area were charged with robbery and able to protect their rights and liberty. Being charged with a crime is a threat to your future and to your life, let an attorney from the firm help you.