Burglary & Armed Robbery
The violent crime rate in Indiana is on the rise, and as a result, the courts are being harsher than ever on the accused. Law enforcement and prosecutors alike are aggressive in their pursuit of felony robbery convictions. Judges and juries are aggressive when it comes to convicting and sentencing those whom they perceive to be violent.
Robbery is considered a violent crime because, unlike theft, it involves an element of force or intimidation. According to the Indiana Code, robbery is committed when force or intimidation are used to knowingly or intentionally deprive someone else of their property.
However, that doesn’t mean that you don’t have rights, or that you are at the mercy of a politically driven justice system. A Logansport burglary/armed robbery attorney understands the workings of the legal system, and they can build a strong defense on your behalf.
Understanding Your Rights
You need legal representation now. Leeman Law can help you build a strong defense and avoid a felony conviction. Contact us today.
Many of our clients who have been arrested for robbery aren’t fully aware of the extent to which their constitutional rights protect them. In particular, the Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Constitutional Amendments put the onus on law enforcement and prosecutors to conduct their investigations, arrests, and prosecutions according to particular policies and procedures. One of the most successful strategies we pursue when constructing your defense is to determine whether your constitutional rights have been violated.
It is an unfortunate truth that law enforcement and prosecuting attorneys frequently violate these policies and procedures, but without a skilled Indiana burglary/armed robbery attorney, the accused person doesn’t realize this.
Call Leeman Law today! You are innocent until proven guilty, and your constitutional rights should be protected. We can help.
Robbery is a felony, which means it carries severe penalties. Just what class of felony it is will depend on facts specific to your case. The lowest level of robbery charge is a Class 5 felony, which can result in up to six years in prison and fines up to $10,000. However, much more severe penalties can be assigned if the robbery is a Class 2 or Class 3 felony, due to the use of a deadly weapon or the victim suffering from a severe bodily injury. A Class 3 felony can result in being sentenced up to 30 years in state prison and fines up to $10,000.
That’s why you need to contact us today. Judges have a great deal of discretion in how they sentence those convicted of robbery. The right attorney can help you fully defend yourself against the charges or argue for less severe penalties. You don’t have to face the law alone.
Don’t risk your future—the penalties for a felony conviction can affect the rest of your life. Leeman Law is here to help you. Call us today.