Atlanta Robbery Lawyer
Charged with Robbery? We Can Help.
Robbery is a type of theft where force or the threat of force is used to take property from another person. Robbery is a felony in Georgia, the exact charges and penalties depend on the circumstances surrounding the crime.
If you are facing robbery allegations, our legal team at The Abt Law Firm, LLC will work to build a strong defense for your case. We understand that the allegations against you may seem overwhelming, but we will work to gather all of the evidence in your case and build a strong defense for your charges.
Our Atlanta robbery lawyer can help with cases involving:
- Robbery of a person
- Robbery of a dwelling
- Robbery of an automobile
- Robbery involving a deadly weapon or firearm
Contact The Abt Law Firm to schedule a free initial consultation with our Atlanta robbery lawyer. We can review the details of your case and help you develop a strategy to fight your charges.
Robbery Charges in Georgia
Robbery is considered a type of theft, but it involves the use of force or the threat of force to obtain property from another person. In Georgia, robbery is a separate crime from theft and is punishable as a separate charge.
Robbery can be charged in the following circumstances:
- Using force or the threat of force to take property from another person
- Using force or the threat of force to prevent a person from resisting the taking of property
- Using a deadly weapon or firearm to commit the robbery
- Committing the robbery while wearing a mask, hood, or other type of disguise to hide identity
- Robbing a person who is performing a lawful duty, such as a store clerk or mail carrier
- Robbing a person who is on public transportation, such as a bus or train
Robbery is punishable as a felony in Georgia, punishable by a maximum prison sentence of 20 years. If the offense was committed against a person who is at least 65 years old, then a conviction can result in a minimum prison sentence of 5 years.
If a firearm or deadly weapon was used in the commission of the robbery, a conviction carries a minimum prison term of 10 years with a maximum sentence of life imprisonment. If a robbery involving a firearm or deadly weapon occurred at a pharmacy, then the minimum prison term is 15 years, if convicted.
Contact Our Atlanta Robbery Defense Attorney
Robbery is a very serious charge that is punishable by significant prison time and steep fines. If you have been charged with robbery, you need the help of an Atlanta robbery lawyer to defend you against these serious allegations. At The Abt Law Firm, we have handled many cases just like yours, and we know how to fight for the best possible outcome.
Request a free consultation with our robbery attorney today to discuss your case. Call our firm today at (678) 582-2272 to schedule a free consultation with our Atlanta robbery lawyer.