Bronx Robbery Defense Attorney
Theft Lawyer in the Bronx
The crime of robbery involves taking an item from a person's possession or their immediate presence through the use of force or threats of violence. This is a serious crime as it can sometimes involve deadly weapons, in which case the charge is escalated to aggravated robbery. If you have been arrested and charged with robbery, then you need skilled representation on your side as soon as possible. You could face serious penalties upon conviction, and our team of Bronx criminal defense attorneys can work with you to build a strong defense of your case.
New York's Three Degrees of Robbery
There are three degrees of robbery according to New York criminal law. Robbery in the third degree is a Class D non-violent felony that can carry a maximum prison sentence of seven years. Second-degree robbery is a Class C violent felony and can carry up to 15 years in prison upon conviction. If you are charged with first-degree robbery, then you could face up to 25 years in prison for a conviction. At The Law Offices of Elliot S. Kay, we have years of experience in defending the criminally accused residents of New York, and we can put this to work for you as we investigate your case and present your defense.
Don't do the time if you didn't do the crime!
We believe in the necessity for accessibility and approachability; for this reason, when you choose to work with us, you can be sure that you will receive regular updates and we will make ourselves available to you. Our primary concern in any criminal defense case is to build a strong and effective defense of our client's case. We employ various methods to accomplish this goal, and you can rest assured that we are committed to pursuing a just and fair outcome to your case. Contact a Bronx robbery lawyer from our team today to discuss your situation and to learn more about how we can fight for your rights and interests.