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In Texas, robbery is a felony offense that is penalized by years in prison and steep fines. The consequences of a conviction could stay with you for the rest of your life, making it hard to find a job, get credit, or even attend school. Because the stakes are so high in these types of matters, it’s crucial to retain the services of an experienced lawyer who can present a compelling argument on your behalf. At Smith & Vinson Law Firm, our team has intimate knowledge of the legal system and knows how to effectively handle robbery cases.

If you were accused of this offense, call us at (512) 359-3743 to get started on your case.

Texas Robbery Laws

Under Texas penal code 29.01, it is unlawful for a person to knowingly cause or attempt to cause bodily injury to another to obtain a tangible or intangible item of value. To land a conviction, the prosecutor must prove that the individual meant to commit a theft and harmed the alleged victim in the course of the act. The harm does not have to be physical; if the alleged victim claims they feared for their safety, that might be enough to bring robbery charges.

The potential punishments for this second-degree felony offense include:

  • 2 to 20 years in prison
  • $10,000 in fines

Aggravated Robbery

The offense could be elevated to aggravated robbery if the person:

  • Seriously injures another person;
  • Uses or displays a deadly weapon; or
  • Injures, threatens to injure, or puts someone in fear of injury if the alleged victim is:
    • 65 years of age or over or
    • Disabled

Aggravated robbery is a first-degree felony, and could be penalized as follows:

  • 5 to 99 years in prison
  • $10,000 in fines

Effective Legal Defense Is a Phone Call Away – (512) 359-3743

Contacting a skilled lawyer as soon as possible after being charged with an offense could make a substantial difference in your case. The more time counsel has to review the facts of your circumstances, the better they can prepare a strategy on your behalf. Our Austin lawyers will comb through every detail of your situation and the prosecutor’s evidence to gain a better understanding of the incident. We will seek to obtain a favorable result for you.

For the fierce representation you need, call us at (512) 359-3743 or contact us online.

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