Richmond Robbery / Burglary Defense Lawyer

Fighting Robbery & Burglary Accusations for 23 Years

Robbery is the crime of accomplishing a theft by using or threatening to use force on another person. Burglary is the crime of entering another person’s property for the purpose of committing a crime. Because both charges involve a high potential for violence, robbery and burglary charges are among the most serious offenses in the Commonwealth. Virginia’s laws on these topics are archaic and complicated. Handling robbery or burglary charges properly is the province of the most experienced defense attorneys, like Attorney Paul C. Galanides.

Understanding the charges you're facing will help you make decisions for your own future. As a Richmond robbery and burglary defense attorney, Attorney Paul C. Galanides believes his clients are better defended when they're well-informed. For 23 years, Mr. Galanides served his community as a public defender, a prosecutor, and as an Assistant Attorney General. Today, he serves the community as a highly-skilled felony defense attorney, helping them get their charges dismissed or reduced or helping them win acquittal at trial. When it comes to experience and sheer results, there are few attorneys who can match the Law Office of Paul C. Galanides, P.C.

Get answers to your questions while learning your legal options! Call (804) 977-0110 or contact Mr. Galanides online to schedule a free initial consultation.

Penalties for Robbery & Burglary in Virginia

According to Virginia statute, robbery, accompanied by an assault, or threats, or brandishing a weapon is punishable by 5 years to life in prison. Similarly, statutory burglary is charged as a Class 3 Felony (without a weapon) and as a Class 2 Felony (with a weapon). Class 3 Felonies are punishable with 5-20 years of prison and $100,000 in fines. Class 2 Felonies come with 20 years to life in prison and $100,000 in fines.

In either case, a conviction would likely mean the end of your liberty and the life you love. Don't let it get that far—let the Law Office of Paul C. Galanides, P.C. represent you. This firm has the resources, the skill, and the experience to craft an effective defense on your behalf. Mr. Galanides' knowledge of the judges and prosecutors gives your case a competitive advantage and when you're facing robbery charges, that's invaluable.

Call (804) 977-0110 or contact the Law Office of Paul C. Galanides, P.C. online to get your free initial phone consultation.


“I'm inspired to fight for the rights our constitution guarantees us, and to attempt to truly make a difference.”

- Paul C. Galanides
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