Theft & Armed Robbery

When is a robbery more than a robbery? When a deadly weapon or the threat of force is used. When weapons, force or the threat of force are used during a robbery, the likely legal consequences — including jail time — greatly increase.

A theft crime involves someone taking property with the intent to permanently depriving the owner of possession. Theft crimes may or may not involve illegal entry, threats, violence or force. Examples of theft crimes include:

  • Shoplifting
  • Burglary
  • Larceny
  • Embezzlement and fraud
  • Robbery or mugging
  • Robbery with a weapon (armed robbery)
  • Auto theft

The potential consequences of a theft or robbery conviction will depend upon the value of the items stolen (petty theft or grand theft) and the use of force.

Criminal charges for theft can become very complex. If you have been charged with a theft crime or armed robbery, the law office of Cooper Law Firm can provide a strong, aggressive defense. We have handled hundreds of theft and robbery cases in Maryland. Contact our Silver Spring law office to talk with an experienced criminal defense lawyer about your case.

We Take an Aggressive Stance

We are aggressive advocates in criminal cases. We don't just urge our clients to plead guilty; we take it to court. We do whatever is needed to get our clients the best outcome possible in their case.

We have a full-time, licensed private investigator on staff (a former homicide lieutenant and special assistant to a U.S. Marshall) to help us build your case. Depending upon the evidence, we can advise you on the best approach to take, whether that is negotiating for an alternate sentence or a reduced charge, or going to trial.

You Need Attorneys Who Will Fight for You

When you've been charged with a crime, you need attorneys with the experience, skill and dedication necessary to get results. You need Cooper Law Firm. Schedule your consultation today. Call us at 866-405-0124.

Spanish is spoken in our office, and translation services are available for all languages, upon request.