Being charged with Robbery can carry serious prison time. Some Robbery charges even carry mandatory 85% time before a person is eligible for parole. I will fight your case vigorously from day one.
I will make sure your rights are protected from overzealous prosecutors and law enforcement. Let my experience guide you and inform you of the best way to proceed. I will fight to make sure that you are treated fairly in court and given a chance to tell your side of the story.
With the possibility of prison time, you need an experienced lawyer to stand by your side and fight for you.
What is Robbery?
Robbery is a wrongful taking of personal property in the possession of another, from his person or immediate presence, and against his will, accomplished by means of force or fear.
Potential Punishments for Robbery
All Robbery charges are a felony in Oklahoma. There are four different types of Robbery – First Degree, Second Degree, Conjoint, and Robbery with a Firearm or Dangerous Weapon.
The range of punishment for First Degree Robbery is from 10 years up to LIFE in prison.
The range of punishment for Second Degree Robbery is up to 10 years in prison.
The range of punishment for Conjoint Robbery is from 5 years up to 50 years in prison.
The range of punishment for Robbery with a Firearm or Dangerous Weapon is from 5 years up to LIFE in prison.
If you have prior felony convictions then your range of punishment can increase significantly from what is listed above. Call today to schedule a free consultation and I can better explain the range of punishment you may be facing and any defenses you may have.
Possible Defenses to Robbery
There are many different defenses when you are charged with Robbery. Since Robbery charges can cover many different fact scenarios the defenses that are available vary greatly depending on the specific facts and circumstances. In many instances, prosecutors rely heavily on eye witnesses to prove that a property crime has occurred. I can help you vigorously challenge the reliability of any eyewitnesses. In rare instances, prosecutors will have finger print or DNA evidence. I can help you challenge this evidence from how it was collected to how it was analyzed.
If you have been charged with Robbery call now to schedule a free consultation. I will work hard to find all or your possible defenses to try and get your charges reduced or even dismissed. If a trial is your best option I will passionately argue your case to the jury. If pleading guilty is your best option I will negotiate the best plea deal with the prosecutor.