Defense Against Armed Robbery Charges
Theft and burglary charges are judged harshly by prosecutors. Armed robbery is considered the most serious form of theft and therefore will carry the highest risk of harsh sentencing. Individuals convicted of this offense may face prison time and costly fines, in addition to damage to one’s reputation.
If you or a loved one has been accused of armed robbery, it is important to immediately speak to a defense attorney. With experienced representation on your side, you may be able to significantly reduce the potentially devastating emotional toll that accompanies conviction. Contact the Milwaukee armed robbery defense attorneys of Hart Powell, S.C., at (414) 271-9595 for a free consultation.
Definition of Armed Robbery
Burglary and theft involves illegally acquiring property belonging to another party. There are many different forms this crime can take. A suspect may be charged with armed robbery if he or she is believed to have used the following during a robbery:
- Any weapon (including deadly weapons)
- Replica of weapon
- Insinuation of possessing a weapon
- Fighting an Armed Robbery Charge
Wisconsin sentencing for armed robbery can include jail time, probation, fines, restitution payments, counseling, and community service. However, with the help of an attorney, you may be able to have your charges reduced or dropped.
If you or a loved one is facing an armed robbery charge, the Milwaukee armed robbery defense attorneys of Hart Powell, S.C., can help. Our compassionate and understanding attorneys believe that no one deserves an unjust sentence. Contact us today at (414) 271-9595 to learn more about your rights.