In Ohio, robbery is considered a violent crime and carries stiff penalties. If convicted, you stand to forfeit your freedom. In addition, you will be forced to pay heavy fines and be labeled a convicted felon for the rest of your life. The good news is that you don't have to fight your charges alone; our firm is here to provide the counsel and protection you need.
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Make sure you retain solid legal defense quickly if you are arrested for robbery in Cleveland.
Robbery is divided into two groups in Ohio—robbery and aggravated robbery. Crimes are then broken up into distinct degrees within those two categories.
Robbery consists of the following features:
If a person has a weapon or injures another while committing an act of robbery, they will face second-degree felony charges, which carry two to eight years in jail. Robbery using only the threat of force is a third-degree felony punishable by one to five years in jail.
Aggravated Robbery is more serious. You can be accused of this robbery crime if you:
Aggravated robbery is a felony in the first degree carrying 3 to 10 years in prison and up to $20,000 in fines.
At Henderson, Mokhtari & Weatherly, our criminal defense team can work to protect you from a robbery conviction. If you are being accused of robbery in the Cleveland area, you cannot afford to wait to secure experienced representation to fight your charges.
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