Robbery Defense Attorney Arizona
Robbery Charges in Arizona
In Arizona a person will be charged with robbery under the following circumstances:
- Taking another person’s property; and
- It occurred from the other person’s directly or immediate presence; and
- It was against the other person’s will; and;
- The person charged with robbery threatened or used force against any person with the intent to coerce surrender of the property or to prevent resistance to taking or keeping the property.
Arizona Robbery Laws
Robbery Laws in Arizona are outlined under criminal code 13-1902 and are cited in part as follows:
“ 13-1902 . Robbery
A. A person commits robbery if in the course of taking any property of another from his person or immediate presence and against his will; such person threatens or uses force against any person with intent either to coerce surrender of property or to prevent resistance to such person taking or retaining property.
B. Robbery is a class 4 felony.”
Robbery sentencing under Arizona Criminal Laws Robbery is a class 4 felony and a conviction exposed you to a prison sentence not to exceed 3.75 years in prison. Other possible sentencing options for the Judge include lengthy supervised probation, restitution, counseling, and jail up to one year, and whatever else the Judge deems necessary based on facts surrounding the robbery conviction. .
Robbery Attorney – Criminal Defense for Robbery
Robbery is an extremely serious charge in Arizona. The prosecution takes a tough position and is looking for convictions. You will need an experienced robbery attorney who knows how to defend such offenses. If you face Arizona Robbery charges you should immediately contact experienced robbery attorney James Novak, of the Law Office of James Novak. He knows how to build, and mount a strong defense against the prosecution’s case with the goal of avoiding a conviction and harsh robbery sentencing in Arizona. Call (480) 413-1499 for your confidential and Free Consultation with James Novak, robbery attorney in Arizona.