Individuals are placed on probation for a variety of reasons which can include being arrested for driving under the influence or committing a criminal act like a felony or misdemeanor. While the inciting factors may vary, all probationary sentences have terms that one must abide by to avoid further legal punishment. If you’ve been recently charged with a crime that may result in you being placed on probation, it is essential for you to know what to expect as well as have legal representation who can protect your best interests if you’re accused of violating your probation.
The probation violation lawyers at The Umansky Law Firm have over 100 years of combined experience and can provide zealous representation to whatever charges you may face. Living on probation can prove more difficult than you imagined and one slip up can result in you being sentenced to incarceration. We are here to help ensure that this doesn’t happen.
No matter what Type of Probation you’ve been placed on, you must make sure to follow the terms set forth by the judge as there will be a number of conditions that you will have to complete. These Standard conditions are those that everyone has to complete on probation, including:
You are responsible to meet these conditions. Any violation, no matter how insignificant it may be to you, will be reported to your probation officer who can have you arrested and brought to jail.
There are also specific conditions that a judge can add to or delete from your probation that are specialized to your case. Being aware of both standard and specific conditions is important as a violation can result in you facing the initial sentence of incarceration proposed by the State when you were placed on probation. Some of the most common specific conditions include:
If you’ve violated the terms of your probation, it’s vital that you acquire legal services from a seasoned criminal defense attorney
Our team of criminal defense lawyers at The Umansky Law Firm has experience as former prosecutors on the state and local level. This provides them inside knowledge of possible legal loopholes they can exploit to your benefit and the ability to effectively negotiate sentencing terms with the State. Contact us today for a free case evaluation.
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