Robbery Penal Code 211


Penal Code 211 Robbery

If you are falsely charged with a robbery you should contact a lawyer for legal assistance. At the Brewer Law firm, criminal defense attorney Mike Brewer has extensive experience with robbery crimes. As a former prosecutor Mike Brewer has prosecuted numerous robbery cases and as a result knows how a prosecutor views and prosecutes these very serious charges. In addition prior to going into private practice, Attorney Mike Brewer was public defender who zealously represented numerous robbery related cases.

California Penal Code Section 211 defines Robbery as follows: Robbery is the felonious taking of personal property in the possession of another, from his person or immediate presence, and against his will, accomplished by means of force or fear.

California Penal Code Section 212 defines the element of fear as follows: The fear mentioned in Section 211 may be either:

1. The fear of an unlawful injury to the person or property of the person robbed, or of any relative of his or member of his family; or,
2. The fear of an immediate and unlawful injury to the person or property of anyone in the company of the person robbed at the time of the robbery.

At common law robbery was often defined as (1) the felonious taking (2) of the personal property of another (3) from the persons presence or person (4) by fear, force, violence, or intimidation (5) with the intent to permanently deprive that person of his/her property. California statutory law is similar to the common law definition. Contact us for more info.

If you are charged with or being investigated for a robbery related offense please feel free to contact criminal defense attorney Mike Brewer for more information and to arrange for a consultation with an experienced, skilled and well respected lawyer who can analyze the criminal charges brought against you and zealously represent your interests.

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