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AGGRAVATED ROBBERY 2017-08-06T23:40:39+00:00
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Robbery

Have you, a friend, or a loved one been arrested and charged with a Robbery?

Robbery is defined as the act of taking another person’s property by the use of force or threats. It is usually taken more seriously than a simple theft crime, since threats of violence are involved—especially if the robber uses a weapon to take another person’s belongings. If you were charged with Robbery or Aggravated Robbery, you need an aggressive Houston Aggravated Robbery Attorney who can work to keep you from a conviction and preserve your freedom!

Definition of Robbery Under Texas Law

There are certain elements that must be present in order to convict a person of robbery. Intent to rob must be present; borrowing property is not enough to justify charges. The force or intimidation needs to be concurrent and immediate with the taking of property, not after it is taken (threats of future violence will not affect the charges).

A person can be found guilty of robbery if they:

  •  Take property from its rightful owner
  • Act without the owner’s permission
  • Intend to steal property
  • Use force or intimidation against the owner

Use of a deadly weapon in a robbery and/or inflicting serious bodily harm during a robbery can elevate a charge to aggravated robbery. In addition, if any bodily harm is inflicted upon a person who is at least 65 years old or disabled, the charge is automatically increased. Both crimes can result in extensive prison time and fines.

The Penalties for Robbery & Aggravated Robbery

While theft is usually charged as a misdemeanor, robbery is prosecuted as a felony in the state of Texas. Depending on the nature of the alleged crime, you could either be charged with robbery or aggravated robbery—both of which are felony offenses. Robbery is considered to be a felony in the second degree, while aggravated robbery is considered to be a felony in the first degree.

The penalties for these crimes are as follows: 

Robbery (Second-Degree Felony)

  • Up to 20 years in state prison
  • Up to $10,000 in fines

Aggravated Robbery (First-Degree Felony)

  • Up to 99 years in state prison
  • Up to $10,000 in fines

Possible Defenses to a Robbery Conviction

In order to secure a robbery conviction, it must be proven, beyond a reasonable doubt, that you had taken another person’s property against their will and intentionally, knowingly or recklessly caused bodily injury, or placed them in fear of injury. When pursuing an aggravated robbery conviction, the burden of proof is even greater.

Not only must the prosecution prove that you deprived another person of their property, but they must also establish that you had caused the victim serious bodily injury, used or exhibited a deadly weapon or targeted an individual that was 65+ years old or disabled. In order to combat this charge, your lawyer may use one of many possible defenses.

Possible defenses to a robbery conviction include:

  • You are the victim of mistaken identity / you have an alibi
  • You did not intend to deprive the victim of their property
  • You did not cause or threaten to cause serious bodily injury
  • The victim was not in fear of imminent bodily injury
  • You were forced to commit a crime while under duress

The specifics of your defense will depend on the nature of the alleged crime. For this reason, it is in your best interest to work with a firm that has the experience, knowledge and legal insight to craft a winning defense. Contact Houston Aggravated Robbery Attorney Korey Huff to learn how he can help!

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With so much at stake after a robbery arrest, you need to make sure you have an Aggravated Robbery Attorney Korey Huff fighting for you. Korey Huff is an aggressive Houston Aggravated Robbery Attorney who will make every effort to fight the allegations against you. If you, a friend, or a loved one has been charged with Robbery or Aggravated Robbery, The Huff Law Firm will carefully investigate and analyze your case and will fight to protect your freedom and your legal rights.

Contact Houston Aggravated Robbery Attorney Korey Huff now at 713-562-8700 (24 Hours a Day, 7 Days a Week) for a free consultation to determine your rights and legal options.

Houston Aggravated Robbery Attorney:

If you, a friend, or a loved one are facing Aggravated Robbery charges, contact Houston Aggravated Robbery Attorney Korey Huff now at 713-562-8700 for a free consultation to determine your rights and legal options.

Types of Theft Cases We Handle

Burglary

A second-degree felony charge, punishable by 20 years in prison.

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Robbery

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Forgery

A second-degree felony charge, punishable by 20 years in prison.

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Auto Theft

A state-jail felony charge, punishable by up to 2 years in state-jail.

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Fraud

Punishment range varies from $500 fine up to 99 years in prison based on value of goods.

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Shoplifting

Punishment range varies from $500 fine up to 99 years in prison based on value of goods.

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Identity Theft

Punishment range varies from 6 months state-jail to 99 yrs in prison based on # of items of information.

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Theft of Services

Punishment range varies from $500 fine up to 99 years in prison based on value of goods.

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