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New York Robbery Defense Lawyers

 
New York Robbery Defense Lawyers

Mayo Bartlett is a Robbery Attorney who has the experience and dedication that  you or your loved one needs on their side when facing robbery charges.  He is a former Westchester County prosecutor who served more than 10 years in the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office in White Plains New York.  He has also been a criminal defense attorney since 2003, and he has a thorough understanding of police procedure from years spent working with officers and detectives in White Plains and throughout Westchester County, New York City and the Hudson Valley.  He has handled thousands of criminal cases, and has successfully reduced the many violent felony charges to misdemeanors, or had them dismissed entirely.  He has obtained a verdict of not guilty for a variety of violent charges that would have resulted in sentences of decades, and sometimes life in prison.

Mayo Bartlett has extensive experience in Westchester County Criminal Courts,  and he is familiar with every aspect of handling Robberies and other felony cases from arraignment and bail applications, through motion practice, discovery and trial.  Our Westchester NY robbery defense lawyers are members of a criminal defense team that works frequently with private investigators and forensic experts to provide you with the best defense. 

Mayo Bartlett has handled robbery cases for over 22 year.  As a robbery defense lawyer in Westchester New York, Mayo Bartlett is very familiar with the unique considerations that must be taken into account when defending these serious violent felonies.  As a Westchester robbery defense lawyer, Mayo Bartlett has successfully represented numerous clients charged with robbery.  He has frequently been able to resolve robbery charges with misdemeanors, violations, or actual dismissals, and he has often been able to resolve these case with no jail for his clients.

New York Robbery Cases

Robbery is an extremely serious allegation. The punishments for these crimes in New York can mean years, or decades in prison.  If you or a loved one is facing Robbery charges, choosing an attorney to defend your case is one of the most important — if not the most important — decisions you will ever have to make. It is absolutely critical that you retain the services of an aggressive, highly experienced criminal defense attorney with a proven track record as soon as you possibly can.

Robbery is defined in New York Penal Law 160.  Robbery is a theft accompanied by force or the threat of force.  Even if you are unsuccessful in your attempt to steal, you may still be charged with attempted Robbery. 

There are three degrees of Robbery.  The lowest is Robbery in the Third Degree.  Robbery in the Third Degree is a class D Felony, and it carries a maximum punishment of Seven Year in prison.   

There are several aggravating factors that may increase the charge of Robbery in the Third Degree, as well as the punishment associated with it.  For example, a Robbery in the Third Degree becomes Robbery in the Second Degree, if the person committing the Robbery is aided by another person who is present or tif he or she causes a physical injury to any person who is not a participant in the crime; or he or she displays what appears to be a pistol, revolver, rifle, shotgun, machine gun or other firearm. Car Jacking is also Robbery in the Second Degree.  Robbery in the second degree is a class C Felony and includes a maximum sentence of 15 years in prison.

Robbery in the First Degree exists when  a Robbery is committed and while either committing the robbery or in fleeing the robbery, the perpetrator of that Robbery causes serious physical injury to any person who is not a participant in the crime; or is armed with a deadly weapon; or uses or threatens to use a dangerous instrument; or displays what appears to be a firearm.  Robbery in the First Degree is a class B Felony and carries a maximum 25 years in prison.

If you have prior felony convictions, you may face a higher sentence.

With offices located in the Westchester Financial Center which is one block from the White Plains Train Station and bus depot, and two blocks from the Westchester County Court, our robbery defense lawyers are part of a  team that handles felonies in Federal Court, as well as New York State Courts in New York City, Westchester County, including White Plains, Yonkers, Mount Vernon, Rye, Sleepy Hollow, Tarrytown, Dobbs Ferry, Armonk, Chappaqua, Greenburgh, Elmsford, Valhalla, New Rochelle, Bronxville, Eastchester, Scarsdale, Mamaroneck, Hartsdale, Harrison, Mount Vernon, Peekskill, Port ChesterSomers, Ossining, Yorktown, Croton on Hudson, Cortlandt, Brewster, Southeast, Putnam Valley, Pelham, Larchmont, KatonahMount Kisco, Bedford, New Castle, North Castle, Lewisboro, South Salem, North Salem, Hastings, Pleasantville, Nyack, Ardsley, Irvington, Tuckahoe, Bronx, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Putnam CountyDutchess County, Rockland County, Ulster County and throughout the Hudson Valley.

Mayo appears almost every week on a legal panel featured on Richard French Live which is available on WRNN and Verizon Fios.  The show is taped live every Wednesday from 6:00 pm to 7:00 p.m. and airs throughout New York, Connecticut and New Jersey, including the five boroughs of New York City.

If you or someone you know is facing allegations of Robbery, don’t hesitate. 
Contact our New York robbery defense lawyers now and let our robbery defense lawyers begin the fight to keep your freedom.

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Law Offices of Mayo Bartlett, PLLC
Westchester Financial Center 
50 Main Street
Suite 1000
White Plains, New York 10606

Phone: 914-224-3086
Fax: 914-468-6333
Email: mgb@mayobartlett.com

We are available 24 hours for emergencies.
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