Robbery

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Defending Clients Facing Robbery Charges in Lancaster & Throughout Ohio  

Discover unparalleled legal representation for robbery cases in Athens, Ohio, with Andrew H. Stevenson Attorney at Law, LLC. Our firm, backed by a wealth of experience and a history of successful defense in robbery cases, stands ready to support individuals confronting legal challenges. Whether you or a loved one faces allegations of robbery, our commitment is unwavering, offering strategic defense tailored to your unique circumstances.


Call Andrew H. Stevenson Attorney at Law, LLC today at (740) 483-0690 or contact us online to schedule a meeting with our robbery attorney in Athens!


What is Robbery?

Robbery stands as a grave criminal offense in Ohio, falling under the umbrella of theft crimes but distinguished by the presence of force, threat, or intimidation. At Andrew H. Stevenson Attorney at Law, LLC, we recognize that robbery transcends simple theft, involving direct confrontation with victims, thereby escalating the severity of charges.

Robbery charges typically involve:

  • Use of Force or Threat: Perpetrators employ physical force or threats to coerce victims into surrendering their property.
  • Presence of a Weapon: The use or mere presence of a weapon during the commission of the crime can heighten the charges.
  • Victim Awareness: Unlike theft, robbery requires the victim's immediate awareness, adding a personal violation element.

Convictions for robbery carry serious consequences, encompassing imprisonment, fines, and lasting impacts on personal and professional aspects of life.

What are the Penalties for Robbery in Ohio?

If you are convicted of robbery in Ohio, you may face significant penalties that vary depending on the circumstances of the crime. It is important to understand the potential consequences, which can include:

  • First-Degree Felony Charges: Robbery is typically classified as a first-degree felony, bringing severe repercussions.
  • Imprisonment: Convicted individuals face extended prison sentences, ranging from several years to life, particularly in cases with aggravating factors.
  • Fines: Substantial fines may be imposed, compounding the financial burden.
  • Criminal Record: A robbery conviction results in a permanent criminal record, impacting employment prospects, housing applications, and more.

Defenses Against Robbery Charges

Mounting a strong defense against robbery charges requires a thorough understanding of the case's legal nuances. Our experienced attorneys at Andrew H. Stevenson Attorney at Law, LLC are well-versed in crafting strategic defenses tailored to the unique aspects of each case. Possible defenses against robbery charges may include:

  • Lack of Intent: Demonstrating an absence of intent to commit robbery serves as a viable defense strategy.
  • Mistaken Identity: Establishing that the identification of the accused was mistaken or unreliable.
  • Insufficient Evidence: Challenging the prosecution's evidence and arguments to cast doubt on the strength of the case.
  • Procedural Violations: Identifying any procedural errors or violations that may have occurred during the investigation or trial.

It's essential to work with a skilled Athens robbery lawyer who can meticulously examine the details of your case and devise a robust defense strategy tailored to your specific situation.

Contact Our Athens Robbery Attorney Today

Navigating robbery charges demands a proactive and strategic legal approach. At Andrew H. Stevenson Attorney at Law, LLC, our dedicated team protects your rights and builds a strong defense against robbery accusations. With a proven track record in handling complex criminal cases, our attorneys bring a wealth of experience. If you are facing robbery charges in Athens, Ohio, contact us today for a free case evaluation. We are here to advocate for your rights and guide you through the legal process with expertise and dedication. 


Contact Andrew H. Stevenson Attorney at Law, LLC today to schedule a meeting with our robbery lawyer in Athens!


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