Robbery is the crime of taking the property of another person with the intent to permanently deprive the person of the property. The robbery must be committed in the presence or proximity of the property owner. The crime is a felony and is punishable by imprisonment.
If you have been charged with the crime of robbery, your liberty is at stake. It is advisable that you seek legal counsel. A conviction for robbery will give you a criminal record, and even if you get sentenced to only probation or community service, you will have to suffer the many inconveniences and societal disapproval that come with having a record.
An experienced robbery defense attorney can assist you in many ways. From arrest to sentencing, a lawyer can help:
Also, an attorney can negotiate on your behalf with the prosecutor to obtain: