Atlanta Robbery Defense Attorney
In Georgia, A person commits the offense of robbery when, with intent to commit theft, he takes the property of another from the person or the immediate presence of another:
- By use of force;
- By intimidation, by the use of threat or coercion, or by placing such person in fear of immediate serious bodily injury to himself or to another; or
- By sudden snatching
If a weapon is used in the robbery, then a person has committed armed robbery. Other forms of robbery also include carjacking. A person convicted of robbery offenses can expect to serve time behind bars. However, there are a number of defenses to a robbery charge. If you or a loved one have been accused of robbery and would like an attorney who will zealously fight make sure your rights are not violated, contact Attorney Gil today.