Are you or someone you know facing a robbery charge in Fort Worth, Arlington or a surrounding city?
If so, you need an experienced Fort Worth Criminal Lawyer to effectively defend you. If you have been charged with robbery in the Fort Worth area, it is likely that you are facing felony charges that, if convicted, could result in life changing circumstances. Your liberty is at risk! It is critical that you hire an attorney in Fort Worth who specializes in criminal defense.
Texas Penal Code §29.02 states that a person commits the felony offense of robbery if, in the course of committing theft and with intent to obtain or maintain control of the property, he:
- intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly causes bodily injury to another; or
- intentionally or knowingly threatens or places another in fear of imminent bodily injury or death.
Robbery is a second degree felony punishable by 2 to 20 years in prison and up to a $10,000 fine. If you do not cause bodily injury or do not threaten or place another in fear while committing theft you could be charged with Theft from a person. Theft from a person is a state jail felony punishable by 180 days to 2 years in a state jail facility and up to a $10,000 fine.
Fort Worth Robbery Crimes Defense Attorney
If you have been arrested and charged with robbery in Fort Worth, Arlington or in Tarrant and surrounding counties, you need a skilled Fort Worth robbery charges lawyer. A robbery conviction could carry with it the possibility of jail time. At Fulgham Law Firm P.C. our goal is to prevent jail time and to achieve a result that helps you clear your record.
At Fulgham Law Firm P.C., you will find a Fort Worth criminal law practice focused on passionately defending the accused. Contact our Fort Worth office now at 817-886-3078 for a free and confidential consultation with a skilled Fort Worth Criminal Attorney.