Robbery and Burglary Crimes in Denton County
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Robbery and burglary are theft crimes. Robbery is the taking of another's money or property using verbal threats or force. The use of a weapon during a robbery is called armed robbery. Burglary is the unlawful entry into a building or vehicle in order to commit a theft. Both are felonies with the following penalties:
- Criminal record
If you or a loved one has been charged with robbery or burglary, consult with our Denton County criminal defense lawyers as soon as possible.
If this is a first offense, it is important to avoid having a conviction on your record. It can have a significant impact on your future when you apply for a job or to a college as college boards and employers very often conduct a background check. It is not unusual for a person to be accused of a property crime in error or out of spite. An experienced lawyer can often intercede in such cases to avoid prosecution. Juvenile offenses involving robbery or burglary should be defended by an experienced advocate who is fully knowledgeable in the juvenile court system.
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Even if you are told that an eye witness has identified you, this does not mean you will be convicted in a trial. You are entitled to a powerful defense. Eyewitnesses are often mistaken in making an identification, but it can take an aggressive criminal defense lawyer to deal with such a persuasive testimony.
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Contact our firm for sound advice if you are facing burglary, robbery, or other theft crime charges.