Robbery is a serious felony in New Jersey that involves the theft of property from another, and against his/her will by force or the threat of force. Armed robbery in NJ involves the use of a weapon or creating a belief that you are armed with a weapon during the commission of a theft.
Robbery/armed robbery are some of the most serious crimes in New Jersey. Penalties range from five years to 20 years in New Jersey state prison. Any conviction under these statutes carries a prison sentence which requires that you serve 85 percent of your sentence. Our team of South Jersey robbery defense lawyers have successfully handled hundreds of these very serious crimes.
In many cases arrests in connection with robbery do not occur at the scene of the crime; they are based on surveillance camera footage, or in most cases, eyewitness identification. Kahn, Gigliotti & Lehrfeld has a great deal of experience in handling and defending against alleged eyewitness identification. Eyewitness identification is a new and complicated body of law. Our team is extremely knowledgeable in this area of law, and will analyze all aspects of your case in an effort to formulate the best possible legal defense. In doing so, we will question the reliability of the alleged evidence against you in robbery/armed robbery cases.
Most importantly, our South Jersey assault lawyers have the vast experience needed to effectively and correctly evaluate your options. Whether the resolution of your case should be a trial or a plea agreement, be assured that it is a decision which will be made intelligently and mutually.