Seattle Robbery Attorneys
Defending criminal accusations of robbery in Seattle.
If you have been charged with robbery in Seattle, you should know how the law works with regard to this crime.
First, you should contact a Seattle criminal defense attorney because you will need a high quality legal defense when you case goes to trial. Seattle criminal attorney Jason S. Newcombe has successfully resolved hundreds of criminal cases over the past 15 years. He heads a dedicated team of aggressive legal professionals who will fight to protect your rights and fight to keep you out of jail or prison.
Robbery lawyers in Seattle can help.
State law breaks the crime of robbery down into first degree and second degree. According to statute RCW 9A.56.200, robbery in the first degree is if a firearm or other deadly weapon is used or displayed. Further, it is robbery in the first degree if someone is injured or if the robbery takes place in a financial institution such as a bank.
Robbery in the first degree is a class A felony.
Conviction for a class A felony can carry a sentence of life imprisonment, a fine of 50,000 dollars or both the fine and prison term. Robbery without the above circumstances of being armed, injuring someone or robbing a financial institution can be tried as a class B felony. Conviction for a class B felony will carry the sentencing of confinement in a state correctional institution for a term of 10 years, a fine of $20,000or both.
We know that this may be a very hard time for you, but we have helped to protect the rights of hundreds of clients both at the misdemeanor and felony levels. Our team of professionals has extensive experience in handling and Seattle and King County criminal matters. Call our office today and a lawyer will go over the details of your case with you to identify the best strategy to employ to help you gain an advantage.
Contact a Seattle robbery lawyer today and get experienced and effective legal defense.
Contact Seattle robbery attorneys from our legal team today.