Robbery isn’t just considered a theft offense—it is also a violent crime. If you are charged with robbery in Texas faces severe penalties, including extensive prison terms, costly fines in the thousands of dollars, and a permanent mark on your criminal record. At Edgett Law Firm, we understand what you are going through.
With more than a decade of experience, our Plano robbery defense lawyer can guide you through the complexities of the criminal justice system and help you obtain the most favorable outcome possible.
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Texas Robbery Laws & Penalties
In Texas, robbery is considered intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly causing bodily injury to another, or intentionally or knowingly threatening or placing another individual in fear of imminent bodily injury or death. Robbery is typically a second-degree felony, punishable by a maximum prison term of 20 years and fines of up to $10,000.
It is considered aggravated robbery if:
- The robbery resulted in serious bodily injury to another
- A weapon was used
- There were threats or fear of injury or death toward a person who is either disabled or 65 years of age
Aggravated robbery is a first-degree felony, punishable by a maximum prison sentence of 99 years and a fine of up to $10,000.
Let Us Protect Your Rights & Future
Our firm has successfully handled more than 1,000 criminal cases, including those that involve violent crimes. Our team maintains an exceptional reputation with local prosecutors and judges, which can give you an advantage in the courtroom. Do not risk fighting these serious charges without experienced and reputable legal assistance.
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