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Robbery

In Florida, Robbery is the use of force or the threat of force to take someone else's property. Common types of Robbery include purse snatching, carjacking and bank robberies. Florida Statute § 812.13 Robbery is a felony that State Prosecutors take very seriously. In some situations, like for example if a firearm or deadly weapon was used in the commission of a Robbery (sometimes referred to as Aggravated or Armed Robbery) there are minimum sentences that a Judge is required by statute to impose. However, even when those minimum mandatory sentences are not in affect, a person convicted of a Robbery charge can serve anywhere from 5 years to a Life Sentence. Robbery is a serious charge and The Law Offices of Whittel & Melton has represented many individuals who have been charged with the various forms of Robbery. The lawyers, staff and assistants and the Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC are ready to assist in your defense. Contact us today.

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