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Is a Robbery a Felony?

Robbery is a serious offense. In Arizona it’s treated as a violent crime and you will face prison time for your robbery charge if convicted. Robbery isn’t just theft though, it involves an aspect of violence or threat of violence. Since it’s classified as a violent crime, robbery is likely to result in felony charges. Judges, prosecutors, and law enforcement treat such suspects with disdain, but you have rights and should seek an experienced Criminal Defense Attorney right away.

The degree or severity of the felony charge depends largely on the circumstances of the crime. For instance, the charge will be more serious if the crime involves a gun or other dangerous weapon, if you have a criminal history, if you’re on probation or parole, or if the crime involves the elderly or disabled. Generally, robbery is a Class 4 felony charge, carrying 18 months to 3 years in prison.

Get a High-Caliber Defense Team on Your Side

With stakes this high, it is imperative you enlist the services of a top-rated criminal defense attorney to protect your future. At Naegle Law Firm, we understand the gravity of your situation and are prepared to do everything within our power to negotiate a reduction or dismissal of your charges. We have a long record of successful case results and our satisfied client testimonials speak well on our behalf. We also offer free initial consultations and case reviews with Charlie Naegle who is experienced in all types of criminal defense and felony charges. Call (480) 771-8144 to schedule your consult today.