Accused of a Robbery Crime in Fort Worth?
Have you, a friend or a loved one been arrested and charged with robbery?
If you have been charged with robbery, you must take action immediately and contact an aggressive criminal attorney that is experienced in handling robbery cases. Robbery is a serious crime that places you in danger of receiving a minimum of 2 years to a maximum of 99 years in prison.
Under Texas law, a robbery has taken place when a person has committed theft against another and, in the process, intentionally, knowingly or recklessly causes bodily injury to the victim or intentionally or knowingly threatens or places the victim in fear of imminent bodily injury or death.
Robbery is categorized as a second degree felony that provides for a punishment range of 2 to 20 years in prison and a fine not to exceed $10,000. Under Texas law, an aggravated robbery has taken place when a person has committed theft against another and, in the process, causes serious bodily injury to the victim; displays a deadly weapon; or the robbery is committed against a disabled person or a person 65 years of age or older.
Aggravated robbery is categorized as a first degree felony that provides for a punishment range of 5 to 99 years in prison and a fine not to exceed $10,000. Considering that your freedom and future could be in jeopardy, it is important that you hire an aggressive and skilled criminal lawyer to assist you in avoiding a conviction that could result in significant prison time and large fines.
Contact the Hampton Law Firm now to schedule a free consultation to determine your rights and legal options.