Miami Robbery Defense Lawyers
Put a Former Prosecutor & Former Public Defender on Your Side
Under Florida law, the theft crime of robbery is defined as taking money or other property from a person through the use of force, violence, assault, or fear. Robbery also involves the intent to temporarily or permanently deprive the victim or the rightful owner of the money or property. This type of theft is always charged as a felony and carries heavy penalties, so defendants should retain the defense of an experienced lawyer as soon as possible.
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Penalties for Robbery in Florida
Sentencing for conviction of robbery in the state of Florida will depend upon the factors involved in the incident:
Robbery with a Firearm or Deadly Weapon
If the defendant carried a firearm or any type of deadly weapon during the commission of the crime, the robbery is charged as a first-degree felony.
Robbery with a firearm or deadly weapon is punishable by up to life in prison.
Robbery with a Weapon
If the defendant carried a weapon during the commission of the crime, the robbery is charged as a first-degree felony. Robbery with a weapon is punishable by incarceration in state prison for a maximum of 30 years.
If the defendant did not carry any firearms or weapons during the commission of the crime, the robbery is charged as a second-degree felony.
Simple robbery is punishable by incarceration in state prison for a maximum of 15 years.
Challenging Robbery Charges in Miami, FL
Our criminal defense team at Beckham Solis, Attorneys at Law has more than 60 years of combined experience, and we can provide the aggressive representation you need to fight robbery charges. Our attorneys have advocated for hundreds of clients in both hearings and jury trials, and we know how to build a comprehensive case to challenge the prosecution's evidence. From our Miami office, we serve all of Miami-Dade County.
In the face of serious penalties, it is important to have a proven Miami robbery defense lawyer on your side. Contact our team today to receive a free case evaluation and powerful legal representation.