Bucks County Robbery Defense Lawyer
Robbery charges are serious. A conviction for robbery in Bucks County, Pennsylvania can result in long prison sentences, and incredibly harsh financial penalties. A criminal record can lead to difficulties in obtaining employment and housing, and can even damage the way you are perceived and trusted by your own friends and family.
Being charged with crimes like theft or robbery can result in serious consequences – and that’s only considering the formal criminal consequences. Aside from penalties like fines, a prison sentence and other penalties, crimes of that contain an element of dishonesty – like theft and robbery – can cause significant damage to your reputation and standing in your community.
If you are facing allegations of robbery, it is absolutely critical that reach out to an experienced criminal defense attorney as soon as you can. Prosecuting attorneys are trained to overwhelm defendants with aggressive tactics: it simply isn’t a fair fight to face the prosecution on your own. Call Young, Marr & Associates today at (215) 701-6519 in Pennsylvania to schedule your free, confidential case evaluation.
What are the laws Regarding Robbery in Pennsylvania?
The crime of robbery is defined in Chapter 37, Section 3701 of the Pennsylvania Crimes Code. Robbery is a more serious crime than theft because it requires the elements of the crime of theft plus the additional element of violence. Robbery can be charged when during the course of a theft an individual:
- Inflicts serious bodily injury to another person
- Threatens another person
- Intentionally puts the other person in fear of bodily harm
- Commits a first or second-degree felony
- Threatens to commit a first or second-degree felony
- Takes or removes another’s property by use of physical force – even slight force
- Demands, in writing or orally, that a bank, or other financial institution, employee surrender money and removes it without permission.
The offense of robbery of a motor vehicle is defined in Section 3702. It is considered a first degree felony. Theft of a motor vehicle occurs when an individual steals a car, truck or other vehicle from the lawful owner or another person lawfully possessing the vehicle.
The Potential Penalties for Robbery Conviction in Bucks County
Robbery can carry extremely harsh consequences in Pennsylvania. While the exact sentence will depend on the particular circumstances surrounding your arrest, all robbery convictions carry prison sentences and fines. A first degree conviction for robbery can carry a 20 year prison sentence and a fine of up to $25,000. A second degree conviction could result in a 10 year prison sentence. Finally a third degree felony conviction could result in the imposition of a 5 years sentence.
Our Bucks County Robbery Defense Attorneys Can Help
If you or someone you know has been accused of committing theft, it is simply not in your best interests to argue your own case against a trained, knowledgeable prosecuting attorney. However, you can level the playing field and give yourself the best possible chance at in-trial success by retaining the assistance of a seasoned Bucks County theft attorney to defend your case.
At Young, Marr & Associates, we can:
- Provide you with the most aggressive and results-oriented theft defense possible.
- Help you alleviate or even abolish any theft penalties.
- Deal with court fines and other issues stemming from your arrest.
If you are facing criminal charges, you have enough stress on your mind. Let our attorneys help lift your burden with our experience, knowledge, and compassion.
Our Bucks County, PA Robbery Defense Lawyers Can Help You
At Young, Marr and Associates, we bring more than three decades of criminal law experience as theft lawyers to the table. With over 10,000 criminal cases’ worth of experience, we are committed to providing all of our clients with only the highest degree of dedication and research in order to aggressively and effectively represent each and every case.
If you are facing criminal charges in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, you need to contact an experienced theft attorney immediately. Contact our law offices online to arrange for a free and confidential attorney consultation today, or call (215) 701-6519 in Pennsylvania.
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Commonwealth v. "H" (DUI case)
Client was charged with three separate DUI cases calling for mandatory minimum imprisonment of 90 days on each case. Client was advised to seek immediate intensive alcohol counseling. Client was sentenced to 1 year of house arrest after serving 3 days in the county prison.
Commonwealth v. "C" (Felony drug/Firearms case)
Client was charged with felony Delivery of drugs and illegal gun possession and was facing a mandatory 3-6 year prison sentence in the State prison system. Client was sentenced to one year of house arrest.
Commonwealth v. "S"
Client was charged with simple assault, domestic. After a hearing where evidence and testimony was presented, the entire case was dismissed by Judge Leonard Brown.
State of New Jersey v. "H"
Charges for young man charged with second degree aggravated assault were downgraded to third degree and he was accepted into the County Pretrial Intervention program with charges to be dismissed and record expunged after one year of misconduct free behavior.
OUR CRIMINAL DEFENSE TEAM INCLUDES TWO FORMER DISTRICT ATTORNEYS
We have decades of experience dealing with local police departments, prosecutors, and judges throughout southeastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Anyone facing charges involving a criminal offense can expect to experience a heightened degree of emotional turmoil, for themselves, as well as their family members. Our team of highly qualified criminal law attorneys and expert legal support staff are committed to providing each of our client’s with the compassion and understanding they deserve, as well as an aggressive plan for representation at an affordable price.
As former prosecutors, we have a balanced and in-depth understanding of the criminal justice system and how the prosecution prepares cases. In addition, we have long-standing experience dealing with local police departments, prosecutors and judges throughout southeastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
At Young, Marr and Associates, when we say “experience matters,” we mean it. Our lawyers, which include two former prosecutors and a former senior deputy district attorney bring more than three decades of criminal law experience, handling more than 10,000 criminal cases. It is precisely that experience that allows us to achieve outstanding results for our clients facing DUI, traffic, felony and misdemeanor charges in state, federal and juvenile courts.