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Robbery

Orange County Robbery Attorney

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In California, robbery is a felony offense. That means no matter the property you're accused of taking, if you're convicted, you could be looking at spending several years behind bars. A guilty verdict also results in a mark on your criminal record, and any time you apply for something, such as a house or job, and the institution conducts a background check, that information will show up and could affect the final decision. The consequences of a conviction are far-reaching, which is why it is crucial to have an attorney on your side who will work toward minimizing the punishments you could face.

The Law Office of Jacqueline Goodman is a small firm that offers superior legal services. When you turn to Attorney Jacqueline Goodman for your defense, she will personally handle your case from start to finish. That means you can rest assured knowing that a skilled lawyer who thoroughly understands your circumstances is fighting to protect your rights and freedoms. If you've got questions or want an update on your case, Attorney Goodman will be there with answers.

To get an aggressive lawyer who will stand by your side throughout the process, call (866) 294-8952 today.

What Is Robbery?

California Penal Code 211 PC defines robbery as taking someone else's property without their consent.

The specific elements of the law are as follows:

  • Taking personal property that was
  • In someone else's possession, which was
  • Either physically on them or nearby
  • Against that person's will, and
  • With the use of force

According to the law, use of force involves placing someone in fear of:

  • Injury to them, their property, or their family; or
  • Injury to another person or that person's property

If you are charged with robbery, the prosecutor must prove all elements beyond a reasonable doubt to land a conviction. When you have a skilled lawyer on your side, they can spot weaknesses in the case against you and develop a compelling defense on your behalf. Attorney Jacqueline Goodman is ready to be that lawyer for you.

How Is Robbery Penalized?

In California, robbery is separated into 2 degrees: first and second. The punishments for a conviction depend on how the offense was charged.

Penalties for first-degree robbery include imprisonment for up to 9 years and/or a fine of up to $10,000.

A second-degree robbery conviction carries with it up to 5 years in prison and/or a fine of up to $10,000.

Committed to Protecting Your Best Interests

Are you facing a robbery charge in Orange County? Depending on your circumstances, defenses could be brought up to challenge the accusations. Attorney Jacqueline Goodman will take the time to answer your questions and discuss your legal options. She will fight to obtain a favorable outcome on your behalf.

Get in touch with The Law Office of Jacqueline Goodman today by calling (866) 294-8952 or filling out an online contact form.

Why Hire Attorney Goodman?

  • Dedicated to Criminal Defense for 20+ Years
  • Successful Trial Track Record
  • Certified Criminal Law Specialist
  • Named on the Wall of Recognition at the National Constitution Center
  • Rated 10.0 Superb on Avvo
  • Admitted to Argue Cases Before the United States Supreme Court

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A Track Record of Success

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    Settled for misdemeanor assault and battery with no sex offender registration and no sex offender counseling.

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