Robbery Attorney in Fort Worth
Robbery cases are hard to prosecute for several reasons. There is generally only the word of the victim. Even though many victims cannot identify the perpetrator, these victims still point to someone and say that this is the person who robbed them. They persist in this misidentification through trial.
In the course of committing a theft
With the intent to obtain or maintain control of the property
Intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly causes bodily injury to another
Intentionally or knowingly threatens or places another in fear of imminent bodily injury or death.
Two Different Circumstances
The statute lays out two different ways to break this law. As examples
- A person knocks over a store clerk running with a bag of stolen potato chips;
- A person raises a fist and demands another person’s cell phone.
Both of these are robberies under different parts of the statute
Robbery is a felony of the second degree, and is punishable by between 2 and 20 year in prison and a fine not to exceed $10,000.00. Some people charged with robbery may be eligible for probation
Timelines Are Important
Because of the huge danger of misidentification, it is important to determine what order the events occurred and where my client was. By establishing this timeline, we can explore alibis probe inconsistencies in the testimony of police officers and
If you or someone you know has been charged with Robbery, I can help. I will review your case develop a strategy, arrange for the necessary researchers, investigators or experts, investigate your case to provide you with the best defense. If you or someone you know needs to talk to a criminal defense lawyer call (817) 231-0023.