Saratoga Robbery Defense Attorney
Have you been accused of Robbery? Attorney Andrew DeLuca can help. Robbery charges are considered a theft charge in New York State and a violent crime. As such, prosecutors will often aggressively pursue Robbery cases. If convicted, you could face serious prison time. This means that you need an experienced and capable criminal defense attorney that can negotiate and bring the case to trial if necessary.
Attorney Andrew DeLuca is an experienced attorney that knows the local courts in Upstate New York. He is not only a skillful negotiator, but he also has a successful track record as a trial attorney. Contact attorney Andrew DeLuca now for a free consultation. When you call, you’ll be connected directly with Mr. DeLuca, not a junior associate or receptionist.
Robbery Charges in New York State
New York Penal 160 defines the crime of Robbery as forcible stealing in which the accused uses or threatens the immediate use of physical force upon another person. The charge of Robbery is then sectioned into three degrees.
Robbery in the third degree: A person is guilty of Robbery in the third degree when an individual forcibly steals property. Robbery in the 3rd degree is a class D felony.
Robbery in the second degree: The forcible stealing of property and when the act is aided by another person, causing injury to any person who isn’t a participant in the act, the accused displays a weapon during the act, or if the property consists of a motor vehicle. Robbery in the 2nd degree is a class C felony.
Robbery in the first degree: The most severe Robbery charge occurs when an individual forcibly steals, and as a result, it causes serious physical injury to any person who is not a participant in the crime, is armed with a weapon, threatens the use of a weapon, or displays a firearm. Robbery in the 1st degree is a Class B felony.
Experienced Robbery Criminal Defense Attorney
Any felony charge is extremely serious as it could lead to lengthy prison sentences, probation, fines, and a loss of opportunities after you serve your sentence. Don’t leave your future to just any attorney. Whether your case requires intense negotiation or courtroom navigation, you can count on Attorney DeLuca to be an aggressive advocate for your case. He will fight to protect your rights and get you the best outcome possible for your case.
The Law Office of Andrew DeLuca serves clients across the greater Capital Region, including Albany, Troy, Latham, Schenectady, Amsterdam, Johnstown, Saratoga Springs, Queensbury, and the surrounding Upstate NY area.