Robbery Lawyers New York
Serving Clients in Nassau County, Suffolk County & Beyond
With over two centuries of collective experience and a diverse team of esteemed legal professionals, Barket Epstein Kearon Aldea & LoTurco, LLP is fully prepared to represent those accused of robbery in the state of New York. Our New York robbery attorneys can make sure you have a powerful team in your corner to counter the efforts of the prosecution and present a clear and persuasive case on your behalf. Our team consists of renowned and proven trial attorneys, former prosecutors, former judges, and various experts who are widely considered to be thought leaders in their respective fields. We have the necessary resources, experience, and skill to help you effectively navigate the criminal justice system.
New York Robbery Laws
Robbery is a felony offense in New York State, under Article 160 of New York Penal Law. Specifically, robbery is defined as “forcible stealing” and may include any type of threats, force, or violence used to take another’s properly or compel another to surrender his or her property. Robbery is considered a violent theft crime and carries harsh penalties.
Degrees of Robbery in New York
Third-degree robbery is defined as forcibly stealing property and is considered a class D felony.
Second-degree robbery is defined as forcibly stealing property when (1) he is aided by another person who is present, (2) in the course of commission commits a crime including causing physical injury or displays a firearm, (3) the property consists of a motor vehicle. This is considered a class C felony.
First-degree robbery is defined as forcibly stealing property and in the course of the commission of the crime causes physical injury, is armed with a deadly weapon, uses or threatens use of danger instrument, or displays a firearm. This is considered a class B felony.
Defense for Robbery Charges in NY
If you have been charged with robbery, it is absolutely crucial that speak to an attorney at Barket Epstein right away in order to ensure that your rights are protected. The state will begin building a case against you and will often seek the maximum allowable penalties. You need a powerful defense team on your side.
The New York robbery lawyers at Barket Epstein are recognized as authorities on criminal law. We are known for our groundbreaking work in high-profile cases that have garnered national media attention. When you retain our legal team, we are with you every step of the way, from pre-trial investigations to criminal appeals.
For more information and for a free evaluation of your case, call our New York robbery attorneys from Barket Epstein at (888) 779-0267. We serve clients across Nassau County, Suffolk County, and the tri-state area from offices in Manhattan, Huntington, and Garden City.
A Nationwide Influence
Barket Epstein's attorneys are regularly featured in the media to discuss their recent cases or offer insight on current events.
Over Two Centuries of Combined Experience
Barket Epstein has 13 attorneys who collectively bring over 200 years of experience to each case. Our team is comprised of former judges, former prosecutors, professors and true thought leaders in our fields.
A Comprehensive Team Approach
Given the experience and knowledge we have amongst the attorneys at our firm, we utilize a team approach. Each client benefits from the expertise of several attorneys, not just the one assigned to their case.
Thousands of Cases Handled
Our Criminal Defense team has represented over 1,000 clients with charges ranging from DWI to homicide.
Three Convenient Office Locations
Our firm offers clients three convenient locations in Garden City, Manhattan, and Huntington.