Wisconsin Armed Robbery Defense Attorneys in Milwaukee & Waukesha
Armed Robbery in Wisconsin is a serious felony crime that subjects you to hefty consequences. It is important to note that it can be a crime forcibly take someone else’s property while using a dangerous weapon. Furthermore, evidence that someone threatened to use a gun (or another weapon) is sufficient proof in Wisconsin. Notably, actually possessing a weapon is not a requirement to be charged with an armed offense. On the contrary, you can be charged with armed robbery if the alleged victim reasonably believed the you were armed with a dangerous weapon.
If you face armed robbery criminal charges in Milwaukee, Waukesha, or elsewhere in Wisconsin, you need a forceful criminal defense lawyer. Indeed, the criminal defense attorneys in Wisconsin at Gamino Law Offices, LLC have experience defending all kinds of theft, violent crime and weapons offenses in Wisconsin, including armed robbery.
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It is our mission to provide the best Wisconsin criminal defense attorney in Milwaukee, Waukesha, or anywhere in Wisconsin. Specifically, we guard you, your rights, your reputation, your job, your future, and your freedom! In particular, if you have been arrested or charged with an armed robbery in Milwaukee, or anywhere in Wisconsin, call us right away.
Any time you are under investigation in Wisconsin for a criminal offense it is important to get criminal defense attorneys in Wisconsin on board quickly. For example, if a police officer asks to speak with you about an investigation, call a lawyer. Especially if you are being questioned, ask for your lawyer. In other words, tell the police officers that you wish to speak with an attorney immediately. Specifically, don’t wait! In conclusion, early intervention by an experienced Milwaukee criminal lawyer can make all the difference in the outcome of a criminal case in Wisconsin.
Not all criminal defense attorneys in Wisconsin have the trial skills and ability to present a compelling case in court. Similarly, not every robbery defense attorney can negotiate a favorable plea agreement, or take a case to trial. In contrast, at Gamino Law Offices, LLC, our team of accomplished criminal trial and appellate attorneys have an impressive record of winning litigation skills. Our lawyers have the experience you need, from negotiations and pretrial motions to court or jury trials, and appeals. In summary, with decades of combined experience, we have the legal acumen and aggressive ability necessary to get the results you need.
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Wisconsin Armed Robbery Charges
Wisconsin law defines Armed Robbery, quoted in part below, as follows:
“Whoever, with intent to steal, takes property from the person or presence of the owner …Wisconsin Statutes section 943.32(2)
by use or threat of use of a dangerous weapon, a device or container described under s. 941.26 (4) (a) or any article used or fashioned in a manner to lead the victim reasonably to believe that it is a dangerous weapon or such a device or container.”
Similarly, the jury instructions provide that in Wisconsin, a person charged with Armed Robbery
may be convicted if:
1) The defendant took and carried away property from the person or presence of the owner of the property.Wisconsin JI-Criminal 1480
2)The defendant took the property with the intent to steal.
3) The defendant acted forcibly. This requires that the defendant used force against the person with the intent to overcome, prevent physical resistance or physical power of resistance, to the taking or carrying away of the property.
4) At the time of the taking or carrying away, the defendant used or threatened to use a dangerous weapon.
Possible sentencing consequences when charged with Theft by Use of a Dangerous Weapon in Milwaukee, Waukesha or elsewhere in Wisconsin:
Armed Robbery in Wisconsin is a Class C Felony. As a result, it carries possible penalties of up to 40 years imprisonment. Specifically, if convicted you could serve a maximum of 25 years of initial confinement in prison. Furthermore, you could also spend a maximum of 15 years of extended supervision. The judge could also order you to pay a maximum fine of $100,000.
In conclusion, please contact us for more information about our state and federal Milwaukee criminal defense attorneys in Wisconsin. We’d also be happy to talk to you about our other legal services available at our Milwaukee, WI law office! Finally, you can visit our Wisconsin criminal law resources or Wisconsin Circuit Court Access for more info on cases throughout the state.