Central Texas Robbery Criminal Lawyer

Robbery Offense

The state of Texas defines robbery as a crime in which an individual not only commits theft but also

  • intentionally causes bodily harm to another person
  • intentionally threatens an individual with fear of bodily injury or death

Robbery can also extend into the category of Aggravated Robbery if the individual not only commits the robbery criteria as above but also

  • causes serious bodily injury to a person
  • uses or exhibits a deadly weapon
  • causes bodily injury or threatens an individual with fear for their life who is
    • 65 years or older
    • disabled

(Source: https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/PE/htm/PE.29.htm)

Robbery in the state of Texas is a second degree felony and is a very serious charge. However, aggravated robbery in Texas is a felony in the first degree. If you are arrested for robbery or aggravated robbery in Lampasas, Killeen, Temple, Belton, Gatesville, Copperas Cove, Georgetown (Williamson County), Goldthwaite, Burnet, or any other Central Texas city, you should contact legal representation immediately. Zac Morris is a trained criminal defense attorney who can help you fight your robbery case. Contact Zac now.


Criminal Penalties

The state of Texas specifies robbery as a second degree felony and aggravated robbery as a first degree felony. Like any felony conviction on your record, you will experience hardships with job opportunities, housing, voting, and other individual rights. Don’t let a robbery arrest impact the rest of your life. Zac Morris can be your criminal defense attorney for either type of robbery cases in Central Texas.

A robbery charge can result in 2-20 years of jail time, up to a $10,000 fine, and is classified as a second degree felony. An aggravated robbery charge comes with a 5-99 years of a prison sentence, up to a $10,000 fine, and is defined as a first degree felony.


Professional Legal Representation

Arrested for robbery or aggravated robbery in Central Texas? Contact Zac Morris now. You need a highly skilled criminal defense lawyer for a charge of this magnitude. Zac will not only fight for your rights, but be with you every step of the way. Contact Zac now for a free consultation so that you can get a head start on your case!