Coral Springs FL Robbery by Sudden Snatching Attorneys
With offices in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
The criminal defense lawyers at Arnesen Law represent clients charged with a wide variety of theft and fraud offenses, such as robbery, burglary, and credit card fraud, in jurisdictions including Fort Lauderdale, Coral Springs, and Pembroke Pines. Mr. Arnesen, a retired police officer, has handled these types of cases as a criminal defense attorney for years. In fact, he was trained alongside the FBI, DEA, NYPD, and US Customs during his time as a long enforcement officer. Now, let him use that training and experience to combat your charges in criminal court in South Florida.
With offices conveniently located in Boca Raton and Fort Lauderdale, the lawyers at Arnesen Law are readily available for their clients, whom they successfully represent in courts throughout South Florida. Contact their offices anytime at 754-581-8782 for a free consultation about your case.
“As a former police officer, I used to help prosecute these charges for the State. Now, let me use my training and experience to combat these charges for you in court.” Jay Arnesen, Esq.
Robbery by Sudden Snatching – Section 812.131
(1) “Robbery by sudden snatching” means the taking of money or other property from the victim’s person, with intent to permanently or temporarily deprive the victim or the owner of the money or other property, when, in the course of the taking, the victim was or became aware of the taking. In order to satisfy this definition, it is not necessary to show that:
(a) The offender used any amount of force beyond that effort necessary to obtain possession of the money or other property; or
(b) There was any resistance offered by the victim to the offender or that there was injury to the victim’s person.
(2) (a) If, in the course of committing a robbery by sudden snatching, the offender carried a firearm or other deadly weapon, the robbery by sudden snatching is a felony of the second degree, punishable as provided in section 775.082, section 775.083, or section 775.084.
(b) If, in the course of committing a robbery by sudden snatching, the offender carried no firearm or other deadly weapon, the robbery by sudden snatching is a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in section 775.082, section 775.083, or section 775.084.
Robbery by Sudden Snatching: Penalties Involved
Second Degree Robbery by Sudden Snatching with a Firearm or Other Deadly Weapon: maximum sentence of 15 years in prison, up to 15 years of probation, and fines not to exceed $10,000
Third Degree Robbery: maximum sentence of 5 years in prison, up to 5 years of probation, and fines not to exceed $5,000
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