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Theft & Robbery Defense Attorney in Los Angeles, California

The criminal defense attorneys at Jingozian Law Firm have handled hundreds of criminal cases and have an exemplary track record of case victories. If you or a loved one is seeking legal counsel in greater Los Angeles, a robbery defense lawyer from Jingozian can provide pertinent attorney services. Committed to the presumption of innocence, our attorneys have the experience, knowledge, and drive needed to help fight for your legal rights to be protected. We can help if you or a loved one has been charged with a crime. Read through our client testimonials to see how we may be able to help you or contact Jingozian Law Firm today to schedule a free consultation.

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Robbery is a serious crime. The act of robbery is defined by the state of California as the taking of personal property from another person, against his or her will, and accomplished by means of force or intimidation. Depending on the severity of the suspect’s action, a defendant may be charged with First Degree Robbery or Second Degree Robbery.

First Degree Robbery

Any robbery of an individual performing his or her duties as an operator of a bus, taxicab, train, or any other vehicle that is used to transport paying customers is considered robbery in the first degree. Additionally, any robbery of a passenger on any of the aforementioned vehicles or any robbery that takes place inside an inhabited dwelling, including places of business, homes, and vessels, is First Degree Robbery. The robbery of someone who has just withdrawn funds from an automatic teller machine or robbery of anyone in the vicinity of an ATM is also considered First Degree Robbery. The penalties for a conviction of robbery in the first degree can range from three to nine years in state prison, depending on the circumstances of the crime. If you or a loved one has been charged with robbery, we can help. A Los Angeles robbery defense lawyer can provide valuable attorney services, including aggressive representation and sound legal counsel.

Second Degree Robbery

Any case of a robbery that does not qualify as a First Degree robbery is automatically classified as a Second Degree Robbery. A conviction of robbery in the second degree can result in punishment of two, three, or five years in state prison depending on the specific aspects of the defendant’s crime. A conviction for attempted robbery can also result in imprisonment. If you have been accused of a crime, we can help. To schedule a free consultation with a Los Angeles robbery defense lawyer, contact an attorney from Jingozian Law Firm today.


The forceful or violent takeover of another person’s vehicle from him or her is a felony and can result in long-term consequences. If convicted of carjacking, a defendant can be sentenced to state prison for three, five, or nine years. Additional charges may apply, however, if the defendant is charged with assault and battery or murder pursuant to the carjacking charge. When charged with a felony, it is crucial that a defendant contact a qualified and diligent criminal defense attorney. At our Los Angeles office, a robbery defense lawyer can help guarantee that your legal rights are protected, among them, the right to a speedy trial by a jury of peers, and due process of the law. We have tried hundreds of criminal cases and have accrued numerous case victories. You can rest assured that the criminal defense attorneys at Jingozian Law Firm will commit themselves completely to your case.