Robbery Defense Lawyer Serving League City

Robbery is the theft of property by means of physical force or the threat of physical force. In Texas, robbery charges carry stiff penalties, up to and, including decades-long prison sentences, depending on the severity of the charge.

If you have been accused of committing robbery in Texas, it is important to consult with an experienced criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible. At Sears | Bennett | Gerdes | LLP, defense attorney Joel H. Bennett is here to help you understand the charges against you and explore your legal options. With more than 20 years of experience, Mr. Bennett is prepared to give you the strong defense representation you need.

Robbery And Aggravated Robbery

In order to convict you of robbery, prosecutors must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that you intended to committed theft while causing bodily injury to another or using the threat of force during the course of theft.

Aggravated robbery can be charged when the injury is severe or a deadly weapon is alleged to have been used in the commission of the crime. This offense is commonly known as armed robbery.

The state imposes harsh penalties for robbery charges. If convicted of aggravated robbery, you could face five to 99 years in prison and up to $10,000 in fines. Joel H. Bennett knows how to fight robbery charges and is here to help you avoid the criminal consequences of a robbery conviction.

Strong Robbery Defense Begins Here

If you have been charged with robbery or armed robbery in Texas, Sears | Bennett | Gerdes | LLP is here to stand up for your rights. Contact the firm today online or by telephone at 281-407-6980 to schedule an appointment with an experienced robbery defense lawyer serving Houston.