This increased charge is filed when the defendant uses a weapon during the act of robbing the victim of their personal property.
Armed robbery consists of taking another’s property without consent or permission while in possession of a firearm, knife, or another similar weapon. A Fort Lauderdale criminal defense attorney is needed to defend you from these serious charges. If you have recently been arrested, the severity of your charges will depend on your prior criminal record, whether or not anyone was injured, and the value of the stolen property.
Work with a former prosecutor who knows how to anticipate obstacles your case may encounter.
Armed robbery is penalized severely in the state of Florida. It is considered a violent crime. Many violent crimes are charged as felonies. The prosecution and law enforcement involved will work together to aggressively seek a conviction. The penalties involved will include prison, fines, probation, and a permanent criminal record.
If you have been charged with armed robbery, you should understand that without the help of a highly skilled lawyer, you stand little chance of escaping severe and life-changing penalties. Armed robbery cases should only be trusted by those with an extensive background in criminal defense.
Our firm has been assisting those that have been charged with violent crimes for over 16 years. We believe that everyone is entitled to a fair trial and will pursue every option to build a strong defense case for our clients. Having a skilled attorney at your side with a strong defense can literally change the course of your case. We like to win and will be seeking out every possible flaw in the case against you.
Please speak with an attorney from our firm immediately so that we can begin helping you. Our lead attorney was a prosecutor before he was a defense attorney. He understands all aspects of criminal cases, how to present them in court, and can predict the game plan of the prosecution. With over 16 years of experience in criminal defense, we are ready to fight for you. Contact us today to discuss your case and defense options!