Wisconsin Armed Robbery Defense Attorneys in Milwaukee & Waukesha
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The jury instructions provide that in Wisconsin, a person charged with Armed Robbery may be convicted if:
- The defendant took and carried away property from the person or presence of the owner of the property.
- The defendant took the property with the intent to steal.
- The defendant acted forcibly. This requires that the defendant used force against the person with the intent to overcome, prevent physical resistance or physical power of resistance, to the taking or carrying away of the property.
- At the time of the taking or carrying away, the defendant used or threatened to use a dangerous weapon.
Wisconsin JI-Criminal 1480
Wisconsin Statute 943.32(2) defines Armed Robbery, cited in part below, as follows:
Whoever, with intent to steal, takes property from the person or presence of the owner ...
by use or threat of use of a dangerous weapon, a device or container described under s. 941.26 (4) (a) or any article used or fashioned in a manner to lead the victim reasonably to believe that it is a dangerous weapon or such a device or container.
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Armed Robbery in Wisconsin is a serious crime that subjects you to serious consequences. It can be a crime forcibly take someone else's property while using a dangerous weapon. Evidence that someone threatened to use a gun or other weapon is sufficient proof in Wisconsin, if the alleged victim reasonably believed the perpetrator was armed with a dangerous weapon. If you are criminally charged in Milwaukee, Waukesha, or elsewhere in SE WI with an armed robbery offense, you a strong criminal attorney. The criminal defense lawyers in Milwaukee and Waukesha at Gamiño Law Offices have experience in all kinds of theft, violent crime and weapons offenses in Wisconsin, including armed robbery.
It is our mission to provide the best Wisconsin criminal defense attorney in Milwaukee, Waukesha, and the area - we guard you, your rights, your reputation, your job, your future, and your freedom! If you have been arrested or charged with an armed robbery in Milwaukee, or anywhere in Southeastern Wisconsin, call us right away. Any time you are under investigation in Wisconsin for a criminal offense, tell police officers that you wish to speak with an attorney immediately. Early intervention by an experienced Milwaukee criminal lawyer makes all the difference in the outcome of a criminal case in Wisconsin.
Not all criminal defense lawyers in Wisconsin have the trial skills and ability to present a compelling case in court or negotiate a favorable plea agrement. At Gamiño Law Offices, our team of accomplished criminal trial and appellate attorneys have an impressive record of winning litigation skills, from pretrial motions to court or jury trials, and appeals. With more than 30 years of combined experience, we have the competent skill and aggressive ability necessary to get the results you need.
Wisconsin Armed Robbery Charges
Possible sentencing consequences when charged with Theft by Use of a Dangerous Weapon in Milwaukee, Waukesha or elsewhere in Wisconsin:
If convicted of Armed Robbery in Wisconsin, that is a Class C Felony which allows for possible penalties of up to 40 years imprisonment, with a maximum of 25 years of initial confinement in prison and a maximum of 15 years of extended supervision, and a maximum fine of $100,000. For more information about our state and federal Milwaukee criminal defense attorneys and Waukesha DUI lawyers or about any of our other legal services available at our Waukesha & Milwaukee, WI law offices, please contact us today! Also visit our informative Wisconsin criminal law resources page.
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