Houston Aggravated Robbery Defense


 

Aggravated Robbery Defense

Aggravated Robbery is a very serious felony offense. It is a first degree felony and carries a range of punishment from 5 years to Life in prison.

Houston Criminal Attorney James (Jim) Sullivan has represented many clients accused of aggravated robbery. In fact, his second felony trial in the early 1990s involved a client accused of committing an aggravated robbery
right across the street from the South Houston Police Department. His client's car was left behind, and the SHPD police chief testified that he positively identified his client as being one of those who
ran from the scene.  As the client was a felony habitual and on parole, he could not testify on his own behalf. Despite those difficult circumstances, his attorney persuaded the jury to find his client Not Guilty.  He then represented him at the parole hearing
and kept his client on parole.
If you need a Houston criminal defense attorney, contact Attorney James Sullivan at 281-546-6428 for a free initial consultation. Sullivan gets proven results.§ 29.03. AGGRAVATED ROBBERY.  (a) A person commits an offense if he commits robbery as defined in Section 29.02, and he:
  (1)  causes serious bodily injury to another;
  (2)  uses or exhibits a deadly weapon;  or
  (3)  causes bodily injury to another person or threatens or places another person in fear of imminent bodily injury or death, if the other person is:
   (A)  65 years of age or older;  or
   (B)  a disabled person.
 (b)  An offense under this section is a felony of the first degree.
 (c)  In this section, "disabled person" means an individual with a mental, physical, or developmental disability who is substantially unable to protect himself from harm.Acts 1973, 63rd Leg., p. 883, ch. 399, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1974.
Amended by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 357, § 2, eff. Sept. 1, 1989;  Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 900, § 1.01, eff. Sept. 1, 1994.

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