Armed Robbery in Wisconsin
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violent crime of
robbery is already associated with serious penalties, being charged with armed
robbery in Wisconsin can lead to even harsher consequences. If you are
accused of armed robbery, find an experienced
criminal defense attorney is absolutely important. If convicted of this type of criminal
offense, you will certainly face an extensive prison sentence.
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more than 20 years of experience, our Milwaukee criminal defense lawyer
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defense in order to obtain a not guilty verdict, get your case dismissed,
or substantially reduce your charges.
Wisconsin Armed Robbery Definition & Penalties
According to state law, armed robbery is when a deadly weapon or firearm
is used while committing the criminal offense of taking money, property,
or assets from a person or the custody of another with intent to either
temporarily or permanently deprive the individual or owner of the money
or property by use of force, assault, violence, or instilling fear of
physical harm of the victim or those associated with the victim.
In order to be convicted of armed robbery in Wisconsin, the court typically
requires proof beyond a reasonable doubt that somebody else possessed
the property in question, that the defendant took the property from the
person in question with the intent to steal it, and that the defendant
used or threatened to use a deadly weapon to take the property. Dangerous
weapons include all firearms (whether they are loaded or not) and any
other objects (e.g. knives, grenades, etc.) that are designed as weapons
and capable of inflicting serious bodily harm or death.
Armed robbery is considered a Class C felony, which is punishable by a
maximum prison sentence of 40 years and/or a maximum fine of $100,000 today.
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