Robbery occurs when a person is trying to commit an act of theft, but then inflicts bodily injury or uses force upon another person, or when a person threatens another with harm. Robbery is a 2nd Degree crime when a person commits a Robert, but attempts to kill, inflicts serious bodily injury or is armed, uses, or threats to use a deadly weapon. These charges are very serious.
These types of crimes and convictions lead to a long prison sentence, with mandatory jail and parole periods. For a 1st Degree Robbery charge, you can face mandatory jail time of 10 to 20 years in a State Prison. For a 2nd Degree Robbery charge, you can be imprisoned for 5 to 10 years.
When faced with serious robbery charges, you need to contact an experienced team of criminal attorneys who understand the process, can handle the court room, and are willing to fight for you. The Mark Law Firm and its team are here to represent and defend you. Contact us at 908-375-6767.