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Is robbery by force considered a violent offense even without a weapon

Columbus, GA |
Filed under: Violent crime

it was a robbery without a weapon

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  1. In California any felony crime that involves force is typically a violent felony. I would suggest we wait and hear from a Georgia attorney in regards to a specific answer to your question.

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  2. Yes robbery is considered a violent offense.

    Darrell B. Reynolds,
    Attorney and Counselor at Law
    2385 Lawrenceville Highway, Ste D
    Decatur, Ga. 30033
    404-636-6616


  3. It's not one of Georgia's "Seven Deadly Sin" offenses, if that's what you mean.

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  4. It is a crime of violence to rob someone, even without a gun. However, it is not considered a "serious violent felony" for purposes of enhanced punishment. The punishment for robbery by force is 1-20 years.

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