Under the terms of their probation, a person is given certain restrictions and requirements. These could include submitting to random drug testing; avoiding contact with certain individuals; reporting to a probation officer; and above all, not being involved in any other criminal activities.
If you are suspected of violating the terms of your probation – such as failing to pay fines within the time limit or not appearing for a scheduled meeting with your probation officer – then you can be picked up at any time and taken into custody for violating your probation.
Call a Lawyer at (713) 227-2900 if Accused of Violating Probation
Probation is considered to be a benefit to the offender, and if you don't uphold the terms, judges can impose the entire sentence that was avoided through probation, adding time for the violation. Judges will vary in how they handle these cases, but one situation is certain – you need a lawyer to advocate for you. You may have missed a meeting due to illness, or you did go to the meeting but somehow there was an error in the system. You may have just been in the wrong place at the wrong time. Whatever happened, you need an attorney to help you fight to avoid incarceration.
If the situation involves failing to pay fines within the time limits imposed in your sentence, a lawyer can negotiate with the court so that you have more time, or help you get the situation sorted out by paying the fine and being your "voice" in court to help you avoid further jail or prison time. We will fight for your freedom in every way possible.
Hire a Qualified Criminal Attorney in Fort Bend County
If you are accused of another crime, the situation is more serious, as now you have two cases. Your attorney absolutely must be highly qualified, aggressive and ready to fight for you. Maybe you are innocent, or made a serious mistake. Whatever happened, you need a lawyer that is on your side, 100%. At the Rosen & Kovach, PLLC, we are known for our aggressive defense of our clients, and for our extensive record of successful verdicts. Our founder is a Board Certified Criminal Defense Lawyer with over 30 years of experience, and is highly respected by his peers in the justice system. If you are accused of violating the terms of your probation, contact us today.