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Violations of Probation
COUNSEL FROM OUR TRUSTED TALLAHASSEE CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYERS
If you have been charged with a violation of probation, be it based on a parole violation or a new law offense, you’re facing a case unlike what you have seen in the past. You’re no longer entitled to bond and you’re no longer entitled to a jury. Probation violations are cases that move much more rapidly through the criminal justice system based largely in part because of the things you are no longer entitled to.
Because of these reasons, it is critical that you hire proven defense counsel to navigate you probation violation case. At Brooks, LeBoeuf, Bennett, Foster & Gwartney, P.A., we know the challenges criminal defendants face while out on parole and what the stakes are for them when they are accused of violating their probation. Our skilled Tallahassee criminal defense attorneys are ready to bring assertive and effective counsel to protecting your rights and freedoms.
Bring more than six decades of combined criminal defense experience to your parole violation case. Call us at (850) 222-2032today.
THE CHALLENGES OF PROBATION VIOLATION CASES
Violations of probation are not judged on an innocence or guilt beyond a reasonable doubt standard. They are judged on a more likely than not standard meaning is it more likely that you did what they are accusing you of, or less likely. This means that the accused is at a disadvantage in these cases.
Violation of probation charges can transpire from a number of reasons including:
- A failed drug test
- Failure to report to your probation officer
- Failing to inform your probation officer of a recent move
- Missing a mandatory counseling session
Because you have already been convicted of a crime, you are afforded less protection from the courts so it is extremely important to have legal representation from the very first moments of being charged. You have TOO MUCH AT STAKE not to protect your legal rights.
Time is of the essence—start exploring your options ASAP. Contact us today to request a free and confidential consultation with our team.