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Felony robbery charges are extremely serious, and a conviction will change your life forever. It is imperative that you enlist the assistance of an aggressive Brooklyn criminal defense attorney to fight for you. If you are implicated in a robbery case, your freedom could be lost if the right actions are not taken on your behalf. A witness could inaccurately identify a person, or you may have been in the wrong place at the wrong time. No matter what circumstances are involved in your case, speak with a skilled Brooklyn criminal defense lawyer at the Law Offices of Michael Mullen right away. Our extensive trial experience has earned us coverage in the news, including the New York Daily News and the New York Post. We measure our success on the outcome of your case, and you can be confident that our firm will be fully committed to protecting your rights and freedom from beginning to end.
Under New York Law, Penal Codes 160.05 – 160.15, felony robbery is categorized into three groups: third degree, second degree, and first degree. The penalties for felony robbery imposed in a conviction varies based on the defendant's age, prior convictions, and the specific circumstances of your case.
Specific circumstances include any allegation of the use of force, or the use or even the presence of a weapon in the commission of the crime.
Third degree robbery is a class D non-violent felony. It is the least serious felony robbery offense, but if convicted, a person can still spend up to 7 years in state prison. Second degree robbery is a class C violent felony and is filed in cases of "group robbery" in which more than one person was involved in committing the crime. It is punishable by up to 15 years in prison. First degree felony robbery is the most serious offense and is a class B violent felony. These are cases in which it is alleged that there was the use of a deadly weapon or bodily injury to another person. If found guilty, the convicted person could spend up to 25 years in prison as part of the penalty.
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Don't leave your case in the hands of a public defender - these lawyers are overworked and rarely have the time or resources to devote to a defense case that is necessary to win. Hire a Brooklyn robbery lawyer who has the resources, experience, and record of success at trial that you need, and who will give your case the attention it deserves. Read more about our notable cases and see for yourself how our hard-hitting approach gets results in the courtroom.
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