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Robbery Defense Lawyer in Rhode Island

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According to Rhode Island law, robbery is a theft crime that involves the use or threat of force or violence with intention of stealing another person or party’s property. Due to the violent nature of robbery, state prosecutors will approach these types of cases with considerable aggression.

If you are facing robbery charges, The Law Office of Thomas C. Thomasian, Esq. is dedicated to helping you protect your rights, reputation, and freedom. Tom is considered as one of the Top 100 Criminal Defense Trail Lawyers in the nation and one of the 10 Best in Client Satisfaction by the American Institute of Criminal Attorneys.

Robbery Penalties in RI

There are two types of robbery charges according to Rhode Island Code § 11-39-1: first-degree robbery and second-degree robbery.

  • A person is guilty of first-degree robbery if he or she commits the robbery using a deadly weapon, commits the robbery where the victim is injured, or commits the robbery where the victim is someone who is significantly impaired or an elder. First-degree robbery is punishable by a prison sentence between 10 years and life and/or a fine of up to $15,000.
  • Second-degree robbery is when a person commits the crime by force or threat without any weapons, commits the crime where no one is injured, or commits the crime where the victim is neither significantly impaired or an elder. Second-degree robbery is punishable by a prison sentence between 5 and 30 years and/or a fine of up to $10,000.

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Tom is an experienced, skilled, and trustworthy Rhode Island theft defense lawyer that can do whatever it takes to reduce the charges against you or even have your case entirely dismissed. He makes himself available for all of his clients 24/7 for any questions or concerns about their case. He can conduct an extensive investigation, gather the necessary evidence, and develop a relentless and personalized defense strategy for your case.

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