Charged with Robbery?
Robbery is an offence under the Criminal Code of Canada, and is viewed by the courts as one of the most serious violent crime offences.
It may be charged with other theft and theft-related or weapons charges. See the criminal code penalty chart » for the possible ramifications of being found guilty to a robbery charge – which can include several years of minimum imprisonment – even in the case of a first offender.
How can a Conviction for Robbery Affect Me?
If you are convicted for robbery:
- You may not be able to travel to other countries.
- You may lose your current job.
- You may not be able to get a job in a particular profession.
- You will have a criminal record.
- You will not be able to apply for a record suspension until 10 years after you have completed your sentence.
Facing Criminal Charges?
If you have been charged with a criminal offence, Maureen Currie will vigorously defend you. Maureen Currie is an experienced criminal lawyer, who has represented individuals charged with criminal offences in Milton, Mississauga, Hamilton, Georgetown, Burlington, Guelph, the Niagara Region and throughout Ontario.