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          ROBBERY IN LAS VEGAS AND IN NEVADA


Robbery in Las Vegas and in Nevada is a serious crime.  If you are charged with robbery, you are being charged with a very serious crime, and are at risk of a felony conviction.  You must immediately think about hiring a Las Vegas criminal defense lawyer experienced in handling this type of crime. 

Las Vegas lawyer Paul J. Adras, Esq., and Las Vegas lawyer Steven M. Altig, Esq. have over 27 years of combined legal experience in representing clients charged with offenses such as robbery.  They know the law and they can represent you immediately if you have been charged with the crime of robbery. 

In Las Vegas and in Nevada, if you are convicted of robbery, you are facing severe felony penalties.  Also, keep in mind that if you are convicted of robbery, you will definitely have a difficult time finding or keeping employment, because robbery is thought of as a violent crime.  We provide the information below to help you understand the consequences of being charged with or being convicted of robbery in Las Vegas and in Nevada.

What constitutes the crime of robbery in Las Vegas and in Nevada?

In Las Vegas, and in Nevada in general, you can be charged with robbery if you unlawfully take the personal property of someone against their will by using force, violence or fear of injury upon them.  Pursuant to Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS) 200.380, robbery is defined as "the unlawful taking of personal property from the person of another, or in the person's presence, against his or her will, by means of force or violence or fear of injury, immediate or future, to his or her person or property, or the person or property of his or her family, or of anyone in his or her company at the time of the robbery."

What are my rights if I am accused of robbery in Las Vegas and in Nevada?

If you are accused of robbery in Las Vegas and in Nevada, you have the following important constitutional rights:

  • You have the right to proceed to a speedy and public trial;
  • The prosecuting authority has to prove the charge(s)against you beyond a reasonable doubt;
  • You have the right to cross examine all witnesses against you that the prosecuting agency calls as witnesses at the time of trial;
  • You have the right to subpoena witnesses to testify and to compel their attendance at the trial;
  • The right to remain silent, and to not be compelled to testify at the trial; and
  • The right to appeal the conviction following a trial (except on constitutional or jurisdictional grounds).

If you are arrested and charged with robbery in Las Vegas and in Nevada, you should immediately consult with and hire a Las Vegas lawyer, who can explain these valuable rights to you in detail.

Should I take my Las Vegas, Nevada robbery case to trial?

Experienced Las Vegas criminal defense lawyers Paul J. Adras, Esq. and Steven M. Altig, Esq. are seasoned trial lawyers.  They have conducted numerous felony jury trials and misdemeanor bench trial in southern Nevada.  When you hire Adras & Altig, Attorneys at Law, you are making the right decision.  Each of them have extensive experience in the courtroom as aggressive advocates for their clients.

In order to make the right decision regarding your case, you need to understand the facts of your case and the legal issues involved.  Mr. Adras and Mr. Altig are there to guide you through the process.  You will meet with them personally and they will give you a full explanation of your rights.  They will also explain the legal issues involved in your case based upon the facts surrounding your arrest for robbery.

Mr. Adras and Mr. Altig explain the potential risks involved in proceeding to trial, and make recommendations to you.  When you have all of the information, you are able to make the best possible decision.  The final decision regarding going to trial is always yours.

What happens if I plead guilty to robbery?

You will discuss your case with experienced Las Vegas robbery defense lawyers before entering a guilty plea to this crime.  If you plead guilty to robbery in Las Vegas and in Nevada, you are admitting your guilt in a serious matter.  In addition, if you are not a citizen of the United States at the time of the conviction, you may (in addition to other consequences) be removed, deported or excluded from entry into the United States, or you may be denied naturalization.  A seasoned Las Vegas and Nevada robbery defense lawyer can inform you of your valuable rights if you are not a United States citizen and you are charged with robbery in Las Vegas and in Nevada.

Sentencing in a Las Vegas robbery case is up to the judge, regardless of the negotiations you entered into with the prosecution.  An experienced criminal law lawyer in Las Vegas and in Nevada can fully explain the court process and sentencing process to you, and can properly prepare you for this serious phase of your case, should you decide to plead guilty to robbery or if you are found guilty of robbery following a jury trial.

What are the penalties if I am convicted of robbery in Las Vegas and in Nevada?

Robbery is a category B felony in Nevada.  The penalty range for this crime is a term of imprisonment in the state prison for a minimum term of not less than two years and a maximum of not more than 15 years.  If you are charged with robbery in Las Vegas or anywhere in Nevada, it is imperative that you contact an experienced criminal law lawyer in Las Vegas and in Nevada.  As seasoned Las Vegas criminal law lawyers, we have the experience you need in order to fight for your freedom.  Don't delay in contacting Las Vegas criminal law lawyer Paul J. Adras, Esq. and Las Vegas criminal law lawyer Steven M. Altig, Esq. if you are charged with this offense in Nevada.  We will counsel you regarding immediate steps you can take to protect your rights and your freedom.

If you need a Las Vegas criminal law lawyer then call us today.  Paul J. Adras, Esq. is an experienced and aggressive Las Vegas criminal defense lawyer.  Steven M. Altig, Esq. is also an experienced and aggressive Las Vegas criminal defense lawyer.  Adras & Altig are Las Vegas criminal defense lawyers, North Las Vegas criminal defense lawyers, Henderson criminal defense lawyers, Boulder City criminal defense lawyers, Moapa Valley criminal defense lawyers, Goodsprings criminal defense lawyers, Searchlight criminal defense lawyers, Laughlin criminal defense lawyers, Pahrump criminal defense lawyers, Tonopah criminal defense lawyers, and criminal defense lawyers in many other cities in Southern and Northern Nevada.  If you've been charged with any crime then you need to get experienced and aggressive legal representation.  You need to hire Adras & Altig, Attorneys at Law.

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