Robbery Laws in McKinney & All Collin County
Robbery is the forceful taking of someone else’s property off their person through threat of bodily injury or inflicting bodily injury. Robbery is a second-degree felony with some very serious consequences. You could spend two to 20 years in a state prison plus hefty fines. If you are charged with robbery in McKinney, it is important that you assert your rights and hire an attorney who will provide an aggressive defense strategy. The Lucé Evans Law Firm has a team of attorneys dedicated to assisting you no matter what the charge. Give our office a call today to schedule you consultation regarding your robbery charge.
Sometimes a robbery charge will be elevated to aggravated robbery, which can carry a much more severe penalty. Aggravated robbery is a first-degree felony under Texas law and can mean five to 99 years in state prison and fines up to $10,000. Robbery is elevated to aggravated robbery when the following occurs:
- Defendant used a deadly weapon during the course of the robbery
- The victim was 65 years or older
- The victim was disabled physically, mentally, or developmentally
An experienced criminal defense attorney will know how to navigate a charge of aggravated robbery. As soon as you are able to, call the Lucé Evans Law Firm to talk with an attorney about your case.
Establish Your Defense
At the Lucé Evans Law Firm, we know nothing is ever black and white. We work hard to prove your defense to robbery from the start of your case to the end. Whether it was lack of knowledge or intent to rob, or proving that the victim did not fear for their life or suffer any injury, we are dedicated to asserting your defense with the zeal and confidence you deserve.