Accused of armed robbery?
If you become aware that you are being investigated for armed robbery, or may be accused of or charged with armed robbery, it is imperative that you gain the advice and assistance of a qualified Chicago criminal defense lawyer. Armed robbery and aggravated robbery are serious offenses. If you have been charged or think you might soon be charged with armed robbery an experienced criminal defense attorney from the Law Offices of Michael P. Schmiege will answer your questions and depending upon your specific situation advise you as to your best course of action. The firm also serves the areas of Cicero, Berwyn and Evanston.
Chicago Armed Robbery Lawyer
In Illinois, robbery is taking property from an individual by force or through the threat of force. Depending on the circumstances prison terms can range from 3 to 7 years or up to 30 years. Armed robbery is robbery in which the perpetrator carries or is armed with a dangerous weapon. If during a robbery a firearm is discharged and causes grave bodily injury, permanent disability or disfigurement, or death the charge in the case will be armed robbery. In Illinois, this is a Class X felony for which the sentence can range from 6 to 60 years, depending upon the circumstances. An experienced criminal defense lawyer from the firm can explain the differences between robbery, aggravated robbery and armed robbery.
The legal team at the firm has extensive experience in helping clients accused of robbery, aggravated robbery and armed robbery. The overriding goal of every Chicago criminal defense attorney at the firm is to fight to win in every case, or to alleviate the damage to your life and future. Contact the Law Offices of Michael P. Schmiege for a free and confidential consultation with a dedicated criminal defense attorney who will aggressively advocate for you.
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