Hire an experienced Fort Myers Armed Robbery lawyer from Viacava & Cantor if you or a loved one has been accused of Armed Robbery in Fort Myers, Naples, Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda or anywhere else in Southwest Florida.
Armed Robbery is an extremely serious criminal charge carrying the possibility of extreme consequences if you are convicted. As such it is imperative that you hire an attorney who will explore all avenues and utilize all resources in order to give you the best possible defense. A conviction for Armed Robbery will carry with it lifelong consequences not only for the person convicted but for their loved ones as well. Being mindful of the severity of the situation and hiring a lawyer who will leave no stone unturned in your Armed Robbery defense is of the utmost importance.
Armed Robbery Punishment
Armed Robbery is a first degree felony. First degree felonies are punishable by a maximum of thirty years in prison. Robbery is statutorily defined as the taking of money or other property which may be the subject of larceny from another person by use of force, violence, assault, or by putting the other person in fear and with intent to permanently or temporarily deprive the person of the property. If in the course of committing the robbery the person carried a weapon then the Robbery is considered an Armed Robbery. In order to prove that someone is guilty of Armed Robbery the State must not only prove all of the elements of the Robbery charge but they also must prove that the person who committed the Robbery was carrying a weapon at the time the Robbery was committed.
The Southwest Florida Armed Robbery Lawyers
The lawyers at the Fort Myers and Sarasota based Criminal Defense Law Firm of Viacava & Cantor handle Armed Robbery cases throughout the State of Florida. The Criminal Defense Law Firm of Viacava & Cantor is located in Fort Myers and Sarasota with close and convenient access to all other areas in Southwest Florida including Fort Myers, Sarasota, Bradenton, Naples, Cape Coral, Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel, Captiva and Marco Island. Call a lawyer from Viacava & Cantor at 239-672-8934 (Fort Myers) or 941-388-7810 (Sarasota) for a free consultation to discuss the specific facts of your case.