Under Penal Code 211, a robbery occurs when someone uses force or fear to take someone else's personal property from their person or immediate presence. Robbery is always a felony and is categorized as a serious and violent felony under the three strikes law.
There are a variety of legal defense such as: no force or fear was used to take the property; you honestly believed that you had the right to take the property; mistaken identity.
The consequences are significant. It is important that you consult with one of our attorneys and discuss the facts of your case before you go to court. Please call 866-416-2161 or contact us online.