Probation Violation Attorneys
For an individual serving probation, experienced probation violation lawyers may be the most reliable resource that person can have. Violating the terms of your probation can extend the length of your probationary period and can even result in more jail time. Let the probation violation lawyers at Collins & Associates provide aggressive legal representation to help you get your probation reduced or jail time dropped.
Violation of Probation
A person who has been put on probation has certain rules that he or she must follow. Common ways that the terms of probation are violated include:
- Failure to pay fines to the victims or to the court
- Failure to comply with rehabilitation or community service programs
- Failure to appear for scheduled court appearances
- Violation of specific rules of the probation, such as abiding by a restraining order
- Failure to report to a probation officer
- Possession of illegal drugs
- Committing a crime
- Being arrested
Consequences for Violating Probation
A person who has violated probation may face a number of consequences.
When we take a case, we meet with the juvenile and his or her parents. This personal attention is especially important since a conviction for a crime as a juvenile can have a serious impact on your life and your future. We will explain exactly what to expect in your juvenile matter, and we will help you develop a strategy for success
- Possible prison or jail time
- An extension of the probationary period
- A modification of probation terms
- Community service
- Rehabilitation or counseling programs
If you have been charged with violating the terms of your probation, let Collins & Associates represent you in a court of law. We can help you achieve a positive outcome with minimal consequences for violating probation. Contact us today at 302-655-4600 for a no charge initial consultation.