Aggravated Robbery Charges in Illinois
If you find yourself in the situation of being investigated for or accused of aggravated robbery by law enforcement personnel, you are advised to immediately seek the counsel of an experienced Chicago violent crime lawyer. It is important to move quickly as it is easier to prevent charges from being filed against you, or to get the charge reduced prior to trial. A knowledgeable violent crimes attorney from the Law Offices of Michael P. Schmiege can work with law enforcement or prosecution personnel to fight to reduce the charge or to seek out errors in police procedure that can result in no charges being brought at all. The firm also serves the areas of Cicero, Berwyn and Evanston.
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. Aggravated robbery is robbery committed while verbally or through actions indicating to the victim that the robber is armed with a dangerous weapon, such as a club, knife, or firearm, and carries a sentence of 4 years up to 30 years depending on the circumstances. A knowledgeable criminal defense lawyer from the firm will explain the specifics of your legal matter and aggressively fight on your behalf.
Aggravated Robbery Lawyer in Chicago
An experienced criminal defense lawyer from the firm has a thorough understanding of the rules of evidence. With long experience is investigation techniques, documentation, the use of expert witnesses and, your attorney can explain the usefulness and shortcomings of eyewitness identifications as well as voice identifications. The intention is always to aggressively defend the client, utilizing any and all defense tactics possible, depending upon the details of the case. Contact the Law Offices of Michael P. Schmiege for a free and confidential consultation with a dedicated criminal defense attorney who will fight for you.
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