Robbery Criminal Defense Lawyer

Stuart, Florida Robbery Defense Attorney, David Kaplow, proudly serves Stuart, Florida, Martin County, and St. Lucie County by providing aggressive and experienced robbery criminal defense lawyer legal representation.

Call (772) 221-2100 to speak with Attorney, David Kaplow about your Robbery Crime Defense legal needs.

An act of robbery, similar to theft, occurs when an individual knowingly and intentionally obtains or exerts unauthorized control over the property of another, but does so with the use of force or threats.

In order to be charged as a robbery, during the course of the theft of property or assets, those involved in the alleged theft use force to overcome resistance, or the threat of force to compel compliance during the taking of or escaping with the property.

Robbery is a criminal offense which is aggressively prosecuted, and when a gun is involved is subject to Florida's 10, 20, life statute (775.087) which stipulates:

  • If convicted for pulling a gun during a crime: Mandatory minimum 10 years in prison;

  • If convicted for firing a gun during a crime: Mandatory minimum 20 years in prison;

  • If convicted of injuring or killing a victim by firing the gun during a crime: Mandatory minimum 25 years to life in prison is authorized.

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To be more specific regarding criminal robbery charges:

  • A Robbery charge may involve a threat of imminent harm or the use of others to intimidate, control, or influence the victim to comply in the act of a theft.

  • Armed Robbery is when any object which may be used as a deadly weapon is used or threatened to be used in the act of a theft, which is a 1st degree felony in the State of Florida.

  • Strong-Arm Robbery, a situation where the offender used any degree of force to complete the act of theft such as a robbery by sudden snatching of property or assets. With a Strong-Armed Robbery the prosecution does not have to prove that effort beyond that was necessary to physically take the property was used, or that injury or harm was inflicted upon the victim.

Protect your legal rights and make sure your voice is heard. We are experienced and have the resources to handle your robbery charge and other criminal defense legal needs.

Call (772) 221-2100 to schedule a confidential legal consultation with Robbery Criminal Defense Attorney, David Kaplow.

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Phone: (772) 221-2100

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About David Kaplow

David Kaplow received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the State University of New York at Binghamton, his Master of Arts degree from the University of Chicago, and his Juris Doctor from Florida State University.

For over a decade, David Kaplow has been practicing criminal defense law on the Treasure Coast. When he began his career as an Assistant Public Defender, David Kaplow successfully defended his clients with dedication and compassion. He was quickly promoted to handle major felony charges while serving as the head of the Misdemeanor Division in Martin County.

David Kaplow has helped thousands of clients charged with both misdemeanors and felonies. He also has extensive experience representing clients in jury trials on charges ranging from misdemeanor offenses such as DUI, domestic battery and retail theft, to more serious felonies like drug sales, aggravated battery, sexual offenses, attempted murder and murder.

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Robbery Criminal Defense Attorney legal services in Stuart, Florida, Martin County, Florida; Hobe Sound, Indiantown, Port Salerno, Jensen Beach, Palm City, Port St Lucie, Fort Pierce, St Lucie, St Lucie County Florida, and surrounding areas.

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