ROBBERY AND VIOLENT CRIMES FAQ
The following article will provide an overview for the charge of Robbery it is not intended to be a substitute for legal advice. If you have been charged with Robbery you should consult a Toronto Criminal Lawyer immediately.
Robbery is very serious offence in Canada and is defined under section 343 of the Criminal Code of Canada. In very simple terms Robbery can be defined as a theft combined with some element of violence. A conviction for Robbery will carry very serious penalties, especially when a firearm is used in the commission of the offence.
There are many defences an experienced Toronto Criminal Lawyer can advance on behalf of an accused charged with Robbery. In many instances a lawyer can attack the identification process that police need to follow in order to make a proper arrest. If the police fail to follow certain established procedure and protocols then the flawed identification can be attacked by an experienced criminal lawyer.
The police are permitted under Canadian law to lie to individuals accused of crimes. This practice is used to extract confessions and build a case against the accused. If you have been charged with Robbery the best thing you can do is exercise your constitutional right to silence and ask to speak to a lawyer immediately.
Mr. Vakili has successfully defended both youth and adults charged with Robbery. When your liberty is on the line you need an experienced and highly skilled advocate by your side who will vigorously fight for your rights.
If you have been charged with Robbery or a weapons related offence call our office to schedule your free consultation. Mr. Vakili will carefully review your disclosure and will work with you to develop a vigorous defence to ensure the best possible outcome in your case.
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