Miami Robbery Defense Lawyers

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.

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 incarceration for as long as life imprisonment.

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.

Simple Robbery
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.

Need a lawyer in Miami? Call DeFabio, Beckham & Solis, P.A.!

Our criminal defense team at DeFabio, Beckham & Solis, P.A. has nearly 50 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.

In the face of such serious penalties, it is important to have the defense of a proven lawyer on your side. Contact our Miami criminal lawyers today or take a few moments to complete a free case evaluation.

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