Home Invasion Robbery


SHORSTEIN, LASNETSKI, & GIHON
helps people defend against Home Invasion Robbery allegations.
Not all home invasion robbery cases are created equal.  Sometimes, the State overcharges citizens with Home Invasion Robbery when the defendant and the victim knew each other and had a disagreement.  Give us a call to discuss the facts of your Home Invasion Robbery case to see what we can do for you.

What is "Home Invasion Robbery?"

Home Invasion Robbery is defined in Florida Statute Section 812.135.  To prove Home Invasion Robbery, the State must prove:
  • You entered the dwelling of the victim, and
  • at the time you entered the dwelling, you had intended to commit robbery, and
  • while inside the dwelling, you did commit robbery.  

What are the potential sentences for Robbery?

Home Invasion Robbery with a Firearm (Actual Possession of Firearm)*
10 year minimum mandatory sentence up to life in prison

Home Invasion Robbery with a Firearm (No Actual Possession of Firearm)
Up to life in prison

Home Invasion Robbery with a Deadly Weapon
Up to life in prison

Home Invasion Robbery with a Weapon
Up to 30 years in prison

Home Invasion Robbery (No Weapon)
Up to 15 years  in prison

What are some possible defenses to Home Invasion Robbery?

In addition to the defenses for other robbery crimes, a common defense to home invasion robbery is that you did not enter the house with the intent to commit a robbery.  Many home invasion robbery charges involve people that know each other getting into a disagreement inside a house.  The State must prove that you entered the house with the intent to commit a robbery.  There are many different defenses unique to each set of facts.  Give us a call to discuss your case. 

If you or a loved one has been arrested for or accused of
Home Invasion Robbery,

Call Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon Now!

904-642-3332 (Jacksonville)
or
407-228-2019
(Orlando). 

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