Robbery is a felony in California, and a robbery charge carries the potential of a lengthy prison sentence. Robbery is a separate crime from burglary or theft in that it involves the use of force or the threat of force against another person. If you have been charged with robbery in San Bernardino or Riverside, it is important to consult with an experienced criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible.
San Bernardino and Riverside Criminal Defense Lawyers
At Greenberg, Greenberg & Kenyon, our attorneys have significant experience handling robbery defense cases. At our firm, a father-and-son team of defense lawyers, we will work together to protect your freedom.
Defending Against Robbery Charges in San Bernardino and Riverside
At Greenberg, Greenberg & Kenyon, our San Bernardino and Riverside criminal defense lawyers handle a wide range of robbery defense cases, including first- and second-degree robbery and carjacking.
- First-degree robbery includes robbery in a residence, robbing a taxi or bus driver, and robbing a person at an ATM. The first-degree robbery carries a state prison sentence of three to nine years.
- Second-degree robbery includes any act of robbery not categorized as first-degree robbery. Second-degree robbery carries a state prison sentence of two to five years.
- Carjacking is auto theft by force and carries a state prison sentence of three to nine years.
Robbery falls under California’s three-strikes law. Use of a gun during a robbery adds an additional 10 years to any sentence. Discharge of a gun adds another 20 years. Our attorneys understand the consequences of a robbery conviction and know the successful defense strategies. We will do everything we can to help you achieve the best possible outcome.
Contact a Robbery Defense Attorney Today
If you have been charged with robbery or burglary and need a strong criminal defense, we are here to help. Contact us today online or by telephone at (951) 274-0003 to speak with one of our knowledgeable San Bernardino and Riverside lawyers. We offer free initial consultations, and our phone is answered 24 hours per day. All calls are returned promptly.