Have you been charged with robbery? If you have, then you need to understand that those are serious crimes with stiff penalties. You also need to waste no time in seeking the help of a good attorney with experience in fighting those types of charges.
If you are facing robbery charges or similar charges, you need a defense attorney with experience in the courtroom to work towards your defense.
South Florida criminal attorney Evan A. Hoffman has both the knowledge and resources that are needed to be able to mount a strong defense for you. With experience working as a Florida prosecutor, he knows the tricks of the trade.
Evan A. Hoffman can use his diverse experience to your advantage. He will work tirelessly toward a complete dismissal or a reduction in your charges.
If you have been charged with robbery, call The Hoffman Firm at (305) 249-0090 to schedule your free consultation with an experienced attorney. The Hoffman Firm offers service to clients in Miami, North Miami, and surrounding areas.
Definition of Robbery in Florida
Robbery is also referred to as strong arm robbery and is covered under chapter 812 of the Florida Criminal Code.
Robbery is defined as:
- The intentional and unlawful taking of money or property from another person;
- Through the use of force, violence, assault, or threat.
In addition to Strong Arm Robbery, the state of Florida criminalizes the following variations of robbery:
- Robbery by Sudden Snatching
- Robbery with a Deadly Weapon
- Robbery with a Firearm
- Home Invasion Robbery
Penalties for Robbery in Miami-Dade County
Robbery (aka strong arm robbery) is classified as a Second Degree Felony and is assigned a Level 6 offense severity ranking under Florida’s Criminal Punishment Code
For convictions of Robbery, a judge can impose any combination of the following penalties:
- Up to Fifteen (15) years in prison.
- Up to Fifteen (15) years of probation.
- Up to $10,000 in fines.
More Information on Robbery in Florida
Victims of Crime.org- Search this site for education and training on victims’ issues and protections.
Office for Victims of Crime- This site provides statistics and prevention methods for victims of crime.
If you are facing charges of robbery or similar offenses, it is vitally important to be proactive in fighting against them. There is no better way to do that than to have someone like criminal defense attorney Evan Hoffman at your side. He and his team of legal experts can provide you with a good plan of action.
Give The Hoffman Firm a call today at (305) 249-0090 and let them set up a free consultation with you. This firm defends clients out of Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, and neighboring areas.