If you're convicted of a home invasion in the state of Florida, you can face some severe charges. That's why it's essential to work with an experienced criminal defense attorney who knows the law and how to protect your freedom.
The article below discusses, in-depth, home invasion robbery, including the consequences if you're convicted, and how our Palm Beach Gardens defense attorney can help.
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Home Invasion Robbery
Under Florida State Law, home invasion can carry a life sentence. Home invasion robbery is defined as:
- Any robbery that occurs when the offender enters a dwelling with the intent to commit a robbery and does commit a robbery of the occupants therein.
- If in the course of committing the home-invasion robbery the person carries a firearm or other deadly weapon, the person commits a felony of the first degree, punishable by imprisonment for a term of years not exceeding life imprisonment as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.
- If in the course of committing the home-invasion robbery the person carries a weapon, the person commits a felony of the first degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.
- If in the course of committing the home-invasion robbery the person carries no firearm, deadly weapon, or other weapon, the person commits a felony of the first degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.
Consequences of Home Invasion Robbery in Florida
A home invasion is considered a Level 8 Offense in the state of Florida which means that the accused must remain in prison until the state can file charges. Home invasion carries a mandatory minimum sentence of 34.5 months in person. If no weapons were used, the maximum penalty can be:
- 30 years in prison
- 30 years of probation
- $10,000+ fines
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How Our Palm Beach Gardens Defense Attorney Can Defend Home Invasion Charges
As your criminal defense attorney, potential defenses for home invasion robbery can include but are not limited to:
- False accusation
- Insufficient evidence
As an experienced criminal defense attorney, I will examine the unique facts of your case and put together the best defense strategy to have your charges reduced or case dismissed.
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