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Robbery / Aggravated Robbery

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Are you facing robbery or aggravated robbery charges in Cook County?

Call a Chicago criminal lawyer at 800-228-7295 for legal help with robbery charges.

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What is Robbery?

Under Illinois Law (720 ILCS 5/18 1), a person commits the felony crime of Robbery when they take property, except a motor vehicle covered by Section 18 3 or 18 4, from the person or presence of another by the use of force or by threatening the imminent use of force.

The sentence for Robbery is a Class 2 felony. A Class 2 felony Robbery is punishable by 3 to 7 years in prison. Under certain circumstances, the sentence for a Class 2 felony can be extended to 7 to 14 years in prison. However, if the victim is 60 years of age or over or is physically handicapped, or if the Robbery is committed in a school or place of worship, Robbery is a Class 1 felony. A Class 1 felony Robbery is punishable by 4 to 15 years in prison. Under certain circumstances, the sentence for a Class 1 felony Robbery can be extended to 30 to 60 years in prison. Probation for felony Robbery is available unless not allowed by 730 ILCS 5/5-5-3(c)2. For example, probation is not available for a someone who has committed a Class 2 felony or greater within 10 years.

The Chicago criminal defense attorneys at Legal Defenders have extensive experience in representing individuals charged with Robbery throughout Cook County and Chicago land. The Chicago criminal defense attorneys at Legal Defenders understand the differences between Class 2 and Class 1 felony Robbery. In addition, the Chicago criminal defense attorneys at Legal Defenders are familiar with the various sentencing ranges for Robbery and understand the complexities of the various sentencing factors. To discuss your particular Illinois Robbery case, call the experienced Chicago criminal defense attorneys at Legal Defenders to discuss your particular Robbery case.

What is Aggravated Robbery?

Under Illinois Law, (720 ILCS 5/18 5), a person commits the felony crime of Aggravated Robbery when they take property from the person or presence of another by the use of force or by threatening the imminent use of force while indicating verbally or by their actions to the victim that they are armed with a firearm or other dangerous weapon, including a knife, club, ax, or bludgeon. Under Illinois Law, the crime will still be considered Aggravated Robbery even if it is later determined that they had no firearm or other dangerous weapon in their possession when they committed the robbery. An example is when someone points a toy gun at someone threatening to shoot the person and takes money or other property from them.

Under Illinois Law, the sentence for Aggravated Robbery is a Class 1 felony. A Class 1 felony Aggravated Robbery is punishable by 4 to 15 years in prison. Under certain circumstances, the sentence for a Class 1 felony can be extended to 15 to 30 years in prison. Probation for an Aggravated Robbery may be an option unless specifically prohibited by 730 ILCS 5/5-5-3(c)2.

The Chicago criminal defense attorneys at Legal Defenders have extensive experience in representing individuals charged with Aggravated Robbery throughout Cook County and Chicago land. The Chicago criminal defense attorneys at Legal Defenders understand the differences between Robbery and Aggravated Robbery. In addition, the Chicago criminal defense attorneys at Legal Defenders are familiar with the various sentencing ranges for Robbery and Aggravated Robbery and understand the complexities of the various sentencing factors. To discuss your particular Illinois Robbery and Illinois Aggravated Robbery case, call the experienced Chicago criminal defense attorneys at Legal Defenders to discuss your particular Robbery and Aggravated Robbery case.

What is Armed Robbery?

Under Illinois Law, (720 ILCS 5/18 2), a person commits the felony crime of Armed Robbery if, while they are committing a Robbery, carry or are armed with a dangerous weapon. The weapon doesn’t have to be a firearm. It has to be a dangerous weapon. A person can be guilty of the felony crime of Armed Robbery if, during the commission of the offense a firearm is discharged and it causes great bodily harm, permanent disability, permanent disfigurement, or death to another person.

Under Illinois Law, the felony crime of Armed Robbery is considered a very serious offense. In Illinois, Armed Robbery is a Class X felony. Under Illinois Law, a Class X felony carries a mandatory prison sentence of 6 to 30 years in prison. Under Illinois Law, probation is not available for a conviction of a Class X felony. Under certain circumstances, a conviction for a Class X felony can carry a prison sentence that can be extended to 30 to 60 years in prison.

The Chicago criminal defense attorneys at Legal Defenders have extensive experience in representing individuals charged with Armed Robbery throughout Cook County and Chicago land. The Chicago criminal defense attorneys at Legal Defenders understand the differences between Robbery, Aggravated Robbery and Armed Robbery. In addition, the Chicago criminal defense attorneys at Legal Defenders are familiar with the various sentencing ranges for Robbery, Aggravated Robbery and Armed Robbery and understand the complexities of the various sentencing factors. To discuss your particular Illinois Robbery, Aggravated Robbery and Armed Robbery, call the experienced Chicago criminal defense attorneys at Legal Defenders to discuss your particular Robbery, Aggravated Robbery and Armed Robbery case.

Why Hire The Legal Defenders for Your Robbery, Aggravated Robbery, or Armed Robbery Case?

The criminal defense attorneys at The Legal Defenders understand the impact that a criminal conviction could have on someone’s life.

The criminal defense attorneys at The Legal Defenders will look at the specific facts of your case and determine the best defense for your case.

Since many cases involving Robbery, Aggravated Robbery, Armed Robbery concern difficult and technical questions concerning many factors stated in the various statutes and laws, each case must be evaluated individually and each factor has to be taken into consideration when coming up with an effective plan of attack.

The criminal defense attorneys at The Legal Defenders have extensive experience in representing individuals charged with Robbery, Aggravated Robbery, Armed Robbery and will use their extensive experience and skills in coming up with an effective and winning courtroom strategy to defend you in your case involving Robbery, Aggravated Robbery, or Armed Robbery.

 

Experience matters

The Chicago criminal defense attorneys at Legal Defenders have extensive experience in representing individuals charged with robbery, aggravated robbery or armed robbery

To discuss your particular robbery, aggravated robbery or armed robbery crime, contact the experienced Chicago criminal defense attorneys at Legal Defenders

Why do you need a lawyer for your robbery, aggravated robbery or armed robbery case?

The Chicago criminal defense attorneys at the Legal Defenders, PC will examine all aspects of your case and look for and will use their experience to win your case or get your case dismissed.

In the alternative, we will use our negotiating skills to convince the court and the prosecutor to come with an effective and constructive sentencing option that gives you the best chance of avoiding jail and fines.

 

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