Robbery involves theft and the use or threat of physical force. With that in mind robbery, armed robbery can be described as the threat of or actual physical force while committing a theft with the use or threat of use of a deadly weapon, such as any firearm, knife or any other object or substance that is able to cause death or seriously injure a person. More severe than robbery itself, armed robbery carries a harsher prison sentence. If charged with armed robbery, seek assistance immediately to defend your rights. Call Michael Anzalone at the Anzalone Law Firm today at 603.548.3797.New Hampshire Armed Robbery Laws
First Degree assault can be specifically found and defined in New Hampshire’s Criminal Code under the following statute:
636:1 Robbery.Consequences You Face if Convicted of Armed Robbery
Armed robbery is not only a felony charge, but also can lead to longer prison time than a simple robbery charge. For example, if you are charged with armed robbery, you’ll facing Class A Felony charges. When charged with a Class A felony for armed robbery, there is the possibility of a $4,000 fine and up to 20 years in state prison, which is followed by probation.
In New Hampshire, laws extend the prison sentence for the use of a fire arm in a robbery. With an armed robbery sentence, prosecution will strongly push for harsh sentencing. Any type of threat with the use of a fire arm is not taken lightly in the state of New Hampshire. You must, again, be aware that the actual use of a fire arm is not necessary to be charged with armed robbery. Even an attempt to use the firearm can still be charged as armed robbery.
For that reason alone, it is essential that you hire a lawyer as soon as you are charged with armed robbery. An experienced attorney, such as Michael Anzalone, can explain the charges and plan the steps you’ll need to take as your case goes before a judge. You don’t want to take these steps without the kind of legal advice you’ll find at The Anzalone Law Firm in Nashau, New Hampshire.Protecting Your Legal Rights
Armed robbery is a serious charge and is something that you should never consider dealing with alone. Because the chance for prison time is much greater than other in cases, you should seek the help of an experienced lawyer as soon as you are arrested.
New Hampshire criminal defense attorney Michael Anzalone is committed to aggressively defending his clients in order to achieve the best possible outcome. Sometimes that is negotiating a plea deal for reduced charges or penalties. Other times, he may be able to have the charges dismissed.
Regardless, Anzalone will provide you with the facts so you’ll know your best options. You can rest assured that he will negotiate the best possible deal for you.
Contact Attorney Anzalone and his legal team today.
Remember, you are innocent until proven guilty and The Anzalone Law Firm will fight for your rights.