The Fort Myers and Sarasota Criminal Defense Lawyers at Viacava & Cantor are ready to fight on your behalf if you have been arrested for Robbery in Fort Myers, Naples, Cape Coral, Port Charlotte or Punta Gorda.
Robbery arrests are very serious – if you have been accused of Robbery in Southwest Florida you want to have an aggressive and experienced Fort Myers and Sarasota Criminal Defense Attorney on your side. Don’t let a Robbery Conviction have an unalterable negative impact on your life. Hire a Fort Myers Robbery Lawyer from Viacava & Cantor if you have been arrested for Robbery.
Is robbery a felony in Florida?
Robbery is a second degree felony in the state of Florida. Second degree felonies are punishable by a maximum of fifteen 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. Robbery by Sudden Snatching is a third degree felony. Third degree felonies are punishable by a maximum of five years in prison. Robbery by Sudden Snatching is statutorily defined as the taking of money or other property from the victim’s person with intent to permanently or temporarily deprive the victim or the owner of the money or other property, when, in the course of the taking, the victim was or became aware of the taking.
Defending Against Robbery Charges
The lawyers at the Fort Myers and Sarasota based Criminal Defense Law Firm of Viacava & Cantor handle 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.