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    Robbery Lawyer in Salt Lake City

    A robbery committed in Utah is considered a felony. If convicted of theft, robbery, or burglary in Utah, you may be sentenced to up to five years in prison and fined up to $5,000. If you are accused of robbery or burglary in Utah, you must speak with an attorney who specializes in these types of crimes.

    A variety of offenses can fall under this category, ranging from shoplifting to serious charges of armed robbery. A skilled robbery attorney can help you achieve positive results.

    Our Salt Lake City robbery attorneys understand that accusation does not imply guilt. We will work tirelessly to investigate the charges against you and build a strong defense. We have successfully represented clients charged with robbery, burglary, and theft in Utah.

    Sometimes, it may be possible to get the charges against you reduced or even dismissed. Our experienced robbery lawyers will evaluate your case and determine the best course of action. We will work to get the charges against you reduced or even dismissed.

    Contact us at 385-274-7766 for a free consultation about robbery laws and charges.

    Types of Property Crimes:

    Theft charges:

    A theft charge refers to intentionally stealing someone else’s property.
    Shoplifting: Shoplifting is a type of theft in which merchandise is stolen from a store without paying for it.

    Burglary:

    Burglary is the unlawful entry into a building intending to commit a crime.

    Armed robbery:

    Armed robbery is a serious charge involving using a weapon during a robbery’s commission.

    Vandalism, trespassing, and receiving stolen goods are other property crimes. Common penalties for property crimes in Utah can include the following:

    • Community Service
      Fines
    • Prison sentence
    • A probationary period
    • Indemnification
    • Restraining Orders

    A theft, burglary, or robbery charge will appear on every background check you undergo in your name.

    What can Morris Law Group do to assist you if you face charges of robbery, theft, or burglary?

    1. We will thoroughly investigate the charges against you.
    2. We will work to get the charges against you reduced or even dismissed.
    3. We will negotiate with the prosecutor on your behalf.
    4. We will represent you in court and fight for a positive outcome in your case.

    If you have been charged with any property crime in Utah, it is important to contact a skilled robbery lawyer as soon as possible. The Morris Law Group has successfully represented clients charged with robbery, burglary, and theft in Utah.

    Common types of defense:

    Some applicable defenses to robbery charges include:

    Entrapment: This occurs when law enforcement officers induce a person to commit a crime they would not have otherwise committed.

    Self-defense: This may be used as a defense if you use force to protect yourself or someone else from imminent harm.

    Consent: This defense may be used if the victim consented to taking their property.

    Duress: This defense may be applied if you committed the crime under threat of force or harm.

    Alibi: This defense can be used if you can prove you were not at the crime scene when it occurred.

    Robbery lawyers at our firm will work tirelessly to investigate the charges against you and build a strong defense.

    Call Morris Law Group today at 385-274-7766.

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