Robbery, as opposed to larceny, is theft involving an element of force. Examples can include anything from purse snatching to bank robbery. When facing these charges and the serious consequences that follow a conviction, it is best to have a skilled attorney fighting to protect your freedom.
The defense attorneys at Weisberg & Weisberg, PLLC in Newport News, VA have nearly 20 combined years of experience representing clients charged with a range of offenses. We have the expertise and resources necessary to thoroughly investigate the factors surrounding your charge and develop a strong defense.
Situations Leading to a Robbery Charge
Because robbery typically involves the use of force against another person, it can be difficult to reach a plea agreement. It is our goal, however, to work with prosecutors to get charges reduced or dismissed through negotiation. If it becomes necessary, we are confident in our ability to effectively represent our clients in trial. Several specific situations can lead to a robbery charge, including:
- Store holdups
- Purse snatching
- Bank robbery
It is crucial that you properly defend yourself against these criminal charges. Having experience in both defense and prosecution, we can develop a strong, effective defense that minimizes your exposure to consequences.