Robbery Charges in New Jersey (N.J.S. 2C:15-1)
Parsippany Robbery Defense Attorney
Robbery is the act of taking another's personal property through the
use of intimidation or physical force. Individuals who are convicted of this
theft crime will experience a difficult future as many employers do not approve of
criminal record. The best decision you can make right now is contacting
a skilled Parsippany criminal defense lawyer.
Robbery charges are very serious and require the assistance of an aggressive
and experienced defense lawyer. Over more than a decade in in criminal
defense practice, I can help you fight back. The details of your case
will be thoroughly reviewed so that the best possible defense strategy
can be determined, early in the process.
Possible Penalties and Defenses for Robbery Charges
Punishments for robbery charges will vary based on the circumstances of
the case. Typical punishments include jail or prison sentences, fines,
counseling, mandatory community service and probation. If a weapon was
used in your robbery then the charge could increase to aggravated robbery.
The following details will weigh heavily on what punishment is possible
if you are accused:
- If any weapon was used
- If any person was hurt in the robbery
- The value of stolen items
- Whether the crime was a home invasion carjacking or gang related
All of these details could be used by the prosecuting attorney to seek
Get Help From The Law Offices of Christopher G. Porreca, P.C.
I understand how frightening it is to be caught in the criminal justice
system, and I will move forward quickly to protect your rights. I can
help you create a defense for your upcoming trial. Every option will be
explored as I will conduct interviews, research case law and investigate
the crime scene to obtain supporting evidence for you case. I will fight
zealously for every possible advantage for you, including the potential
reducing charges, fighting for a dismissal when there have been rights
violations or errors in obtaining evidence, or seek an acquittal at trial.
Contact The Law Offices of Christopher G. Porreca, P.C. to ensure your rights are protected during your robbery trial.