Violations of probation can result in incarceration in county jail or a state prison, even if the probation was based on a misdemeanor. Although many violations of probation are for a justifiable, valid reason, the judge will want to have proof of the reason for the violation. An experienced criminal defense lawyer such as Anna R. Yum can present your case to the judge in a manner that increases the chances of your probation being reinstated despite a violation.
Types of Probation Violations
Many differing circumstances can result in violations of probation, in part because conditions of probation vary according to the specific case. There are some general probation conditions that apply to essentially all instances of probation, such as a mandate to not commit another crime. There are often additional conditions that are more specific to an individual's circumstances. Examples of violations of probation include:
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