New York Robbery Lawyers
Using extreme force, threats and/or intimidation against someone to obtain property is the crime of robbery. It is unlike burglary because it is a face to face confrontation. Robbery is a very serious felony offense in the state of New York that will require the immediate attention of a professional New York robbery attorney. At Pappalardo & Pappalardo, as New York criminal defense lawyers we have the qualifications that are needed to face prosecutors concerning any type of robbery charge. We will provide you with excellent legal skill and intelligent representation for your New York robbery case throughout the entire legal process.
New York Robbery Charges – In New York a person can be charged with robbery, aggravated robbery or armed robbery. Robbery is a very personal crime that involves instilling fear in and/or force against a victim before, during or after the commission of a property crime. Aggravated robbery involves robbery that results in great bodily injury, having an accomplice present, and/or by use of a weapon. One or all three components must be present to face an aggravated battery charge. Armed robbery is the most dangerous form of robbery and involves the use or threat of use of a weapon or simulated weapon. All three types of robbery offenses are major felonies in New York and will be aggressively pursued by prosecutors and law enforcement.
Penalties For Robbery In New York: n New York, robbery is legally classified as first degree robbery, second degree robbery or third degree robbery. A person will be charged according to the circumstances surrounding the robbery that took place. In addition, if a vehicle is involved during the commission of robbery, carjacking may also be charged. All three classifications of robbery may result in a jail or prison sentence, restitution, fines, community service, probation and parole. In some instances, a robbery conviction may also result in a lifetime sentence behind bars or even the death penalty. When sentencing is enforced a judge may also take into consideration any past criminal convictions on a person’s record in order to insure that the penalties imposed are fair.
Have you been charged with any type of Robbery in New York? Call Pappalardo & Pappalardo now at (914) 725-7000. Contact our New York Robbery Defense Attorneys as soon as possible if you have been charged with or may be implicated in a Robbery. Robbery charges are a serious matter. You need an experienced Robbery defense lawyer to help you. From our centrally located offices near the courthouses in Westchester and New York City, we serve clients throughout Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, or any upstate county.