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

            A person

            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

  1. A person knocks over a store clerk running with a bag of stolen potato chips;
  2. 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.

Attorneys at the Law Office of Brian J. Newman are highly effective. I was accused of a crime, but I never had to attend court as the charges were dismissed thanks to my attorney's effort. I was worried sick because I did not know anybody who could confirm my location, but my lawyer was able to prove my innocence

- Pete.




I was wrongfully accused of DWI, and I can only say that reaching out to the Law Office of Brian J. Newman for help was the best decision I ever made. My lawyer helped me navigate my legal troubles reliably and thoroughly. Thanks to his effort, I have a criminal-free record because he properly defended me. I recommend this law firm to anyone, anytime

- Drake.


My son has his life back! He was charged with an offense he did not commit, but through the hard work and dedication of attorney Brian J. Newman, the jury found my son not guilty. I will forever be grateful to Mr. Newman. If accused of any crime, you will be best served and represented by the Law Office of Brian J. Newman

- Spencer.