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Law Office of Stephen R. Leffler, P.C. Robbery

Defending Tennesseans Since 1985

Memphis Robbery Lawyer

Defending Our Clients Against Robbery Charges in Shelby County

Being accused of robbery can have many unique ramifications. Depending on the amount you or your loved one are accused of taking, it can be a misdemeanor or a felony if tried as a state crime. If the alleged robbery is deemed to affect a business’ interstate commerce, it can be considered a federal crime under the Hobbs Act.

Having a Memphis robbery attorney who is familiar with cases at both the state and federal level can be helpful during this time. the Law Office of Stephen R. Leffler, P.C. has helped many clients through our experienced and assertive legal representation in both federal and state courts. Let us review your robbery charges today and provide reliable counsel.


Have you been arrested for Robbery in Tennessee? Call the Law Office of Stephen R. Leffler, P.C. today at (901) 509-9112 or contact us online to meet with our Memphis robbery attorney!


What is Aggravated Robbery in Tennessee?

In Tennessee, aggravated robbery is robbery with a deadly weapon or by display of any article used or fashioned to lead the victim to reasonably believe it to be a deadly weapon or the victim sustains serious bodily injury. Aggravated robbery is considered a Class B felony.

What are the Penalties for Robbery in Tennessee?

  • If you are convicted of robbery at the state level, you can be facing:
  • A Class A misdemeanor charge which carries a punishment up to one year in jail and a fines up to $2,500
  • Class E felony charges that carry penalties up to six years in prison and fines up to $3,000
  • The punishments for Class B felonies which are up to $25,000 in fines and up to 30 years in prison.
  • Class A felony charges have potential punishments including prison terms of 15 to 60 years and fines up to $50,000

What Separates Robbery from Theft?

Theft is simply the taking of another person’s property. It becomes robbery when taking someone else’s property through fear or force. Aggravated robbery is the charge when property is stolen by causing serious bodily injuries or by using a deadly weapon.

When facing robbery charges, it can feel like no one will actually take the time to listen to your side of the story. At the Law Office of Stephen R. Leffler, P.C., our Memphis robbery defense lawyer realizes how important it is for you to get the defense and representation you need. Allow our team to review your case and provide and effective legal strategy.


Contact the Law Office of Stephen R. Leffler, P.C. today to start your defense!


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