Robbery is a serious criminal offence in Saskatchewan. Robbery convictions almost always result in jail time. You need a skilled criminal defence lawyer to represent you and ensure your interests and rights are protected. We can help you understand the charges against you and explore your options so that you can make informed decisions about how to proceed.
Robbery is a serious property offence involving the theft or attempted theft of property or goods combined with violence or threats of violence. The element of violence is what separates robbery offences from theft offences. Robbery offences range in severity. Some offences covered under robbery charges are street mugging, bank and convenience store robberies and home invasions. Home invasion robberies tend to be less common but are taken the most seriously. The penalties for a robbery conviction range widely depending on the circumstances, but you could face a minimum of 1 year in jail and up to life imprisonment.
The team at Andrews Benko & Associates has years of experience helping clients facing robbery charges, and we know how to get results. The law surrounding robbery is complex and can vary depending on the circumstances of your case. With our experience in criminal law, we will fight to protect your future—and get you the best possible outcome under the circumstances. Contact us today.